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Old 05-12-2011, 09:40 PM
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The only problems i see with the 3500's are the older ones before they came out with the rubber cover a couple of years ago.

The older ones adjustment slot becomes brittle and rodds out when you try to turn a screwdriver in there.
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Old 05-12-2011, 09:48 PM
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agreed koster.

My only complaint is why does the 3500 not have a stainless steel adj set screw...
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Old 05-13-2011, 01:16 AM
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I don't like the idea of selling a product that sells really really cheap at home cheapo.

I hate 3500's, they do have a better admustment as far as the pgj ... but they always clog and stop rotating. Just as much as the pgj.. They feel soo week

Honestly lately I've been replacing broken pgj's and 3500's with rb 5000+'s, using the flow control on the head to dial it down enough for the area.. There just more of a sturdier head
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Old 05-13-2011, 07:02 AM
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Im with Dana on this. Dont even stock em for service repair. Dig it , put in a real head.
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Old 05-13-2011, 09:35 AM
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I think......I think they suck.......therefore they suck.......I think
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Old 05-13-2011, 09:39 AM
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3/4" by 1/2" cutoff nipples on 1/2" pipe is what I want.
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Old 05-13-2011, 11:43 AM
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Plus PGP/5004 are cheaper then the 3500/PGJ.
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Old 05-13-2011, 07:48 PM
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LOL @ why put in a "real head" when you need a better precip rate and than a knocked down pgp...
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Old 05-13-2011, 08:00 PM
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The little "mini-rotors" have their place, I've used the 3500 where I've been backed into a area where my I-20s or 5500s could not cover without a ton of waste. I have no problem with that "little rotor that could".
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Old 05-29-2011, 08:41 PM
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In most cases like these I usually use MP rotors. I've replaced too many 3500's due to not rotating. Not to mention there is a lot more flexibility when using mp rotors.
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