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Any advice????

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Jon99, Sep 9, 2005.

  1. Jon99

    Jon99 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 375

    We just completed a youth football field and I was told that I am in charge of handling the field..

    Anyway, the Rain Bird heads are poorly set and we are getting bad coverage, missing the intermediate areas in many of the zones.. Any suggestions as to how far to adjust these down???? Seems to be a very fine line..
  2. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,799

    You should aim for head to head coverage. Attempt to make the spray from each head land on the adjacent head.

    If you do that, and they were spaced properly to begin with, you won't have dry spots.
  3. jerryrwm

    jerryrwm LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,274

    Define "poorly set". Are they spaced within specs? Is there adequate pressure under the head? Did you install the proper nozzle or did you use too large a nozzle and the water stream is not being broken up properly by the nozzle? Is the pipe properly sized?

    Can you post a few pictures of the area?

    We need a little more information before a solution can be offered.


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