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Old 06-30-2012, 02:30 PM
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Manifold vs spacing out control valves?

What's the advantages of doing this?


I'm sure reduced pressure loss for long/complicated runs is one of them because you can run the main from the meter to the valve that way the supply would be closer to the run.


Any other reasons?
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Old 06-30-2012, 02:32 PM
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Pros and cons to both.

I personally space them out.
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Old 06-30-2012, 02:35 PM
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Trenching PVC or plowing poly? Poly people go with manifolds.
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Old 06-30-2012, 02:35 PM
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I like the cleaner look of having them all in one location. But I'm going to be doing a install on my property and it just would not make sense to do it that way. It would be way more complicated as well.


Just figured I'd ask. Any one else?
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Old 06-30-2012, 02:36 PM
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PVC is going to be installed.
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I like the cleaner look of having them all in one location. But I'm going to be doing a install on my property and it just would not make sense to do it that way. It would be way more complicated as well.


Just figured I'd ask. Any one else?
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I do not see it as more complicated. I just see it harder to replace a valve if needed later.
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Old 06-30-2012, 02:37 PM
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Space them out and put them in the midpoint of your zones.
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Old 06-30-2012, 02:38 PM
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Due to the location I would want to put the valve box at it would make the design more complicated. More angles ect. Possible pressure issues as well because its a big yard. But not really harder as far as the install goes.
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Space them out and put them in the midpoint of your zones.
Best practice.
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Old 06-30-2012, 03:20 PM
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Best practice.
Best for sure, you can't split an end fed valve, should that every be needed.
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