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Old 09-16-2011, 08:09 PM
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I got this flow meter offline recently. Pretty neat.





On this particular meter, I had 49 gpm on a 5/8 meter and 120psi dynamic pressure(6 rotors running).
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Old 09-16-2011, 08:20 PM
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I have used those on volumetric concrete mixers. Cool.
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Old 09-16-2011, 08:56 PM
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how do you push 49 gpm through a 5/8 meter? - thing must've been screaming
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Old 09-16-2011, 09:04 PM
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sexy, we need a link and fimco needs in his store
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Old 09-16-2011, 09:48 PM
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how do you push 49 gpm through a 5/8 meter? - thing must've been screaming
I was thinking the same thing.
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Old 09-16-2011, 10:20 PM
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I was surprised at the amount of flow. According to my charts 3/4" can flow up to 40gpm and 1" can flow up to 60gpm, so it might be feasible. 7 rotors with 2.5gpm nozzles were fogging pretty badly. I was really surprised with 120psi dynamic pressure with 7 rotors running, granted everything was going downhill with probably 20-30' elevation drop.
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Old 09-16-2011, 10:23 PM
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http://www.amazon.com/113255-4-Total...6222585&sr=8-1
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Old 09-16-2011, 10:24 PM
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Pressure regulator maybe?
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Old 09-17-2011, 12:22 AM
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I question the accuracy of an electronic meter. I wonder if a bucket test would produce different results.
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Old 09-17-2011, 12:49 AM
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how do you push 49 gpm through a 5/8 meter? - thing must've been screaming
Ditto. Close to .8gallons per second....ain't buying it
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