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Old 10-01-2013, 06:43 PM
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Simple irrigation system?

Hello guys,
Setting up a simple irrigation system soon for a fresh sod installation. Let me ask you what is the best way to go about this without installing a professional irrigation system that will cost at least $1500-$2000?

Right now my plan is to set up 4 hoses from 2 spigots on timers with oscillating sprinklers. Ideally it would be nice to only use the spigot in the back and put a 4 part hose splitter in but the pressure wont be enough im guessing.
thanks for any help!
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Old 10-01-2013, 07:00 PM
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Hello guys,
Setting up a simple irrigation system soon for a fresh sod installation. Let me ask you what is the best way to go about this without installing a professional irrigation system that will cost at least $1500-$2000?

Right now my plan is to set up 4 hoses from 2 spigots on timers with oscillating sprinklers. Ideally it would be nice to only use the spigot in the back and put a 4 part hose splitter in but the pressure wont be enough im guessing.
thanks for any help!
A guy I sub for did that and used a orbit timer from walmart for like $30.
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Old 10-01-2013, 08:02 PM
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that's what I plan to do I hope it works out OK the house is quite nice 3000 sq ft of SOD
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Old 10-01-2013, 08:04 PM
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that's what I plan to do I hope it works out OK the house is quite nice 3000 sq ft of SOD
ya he had it running at night for a hr. Worked well
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Old 10-01-2013, 10:24 PM
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Not sure what you are thinking but I would run them with independent timers ONE sprinkler at a time, usually the pressure from a spigot isn't enough to power two and even if it were I'd still get two 2-way splitters (one for front, one for back) and then four timers, one for each hose...

There's also a timer device you can hook up to four hoses up to, at one spigot.
That might be cheaper.
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