At High pressure HUNTER pgp's _________

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by CAPT Stream Rotar, Jun 19, 2013.

  1. RWI

    RWI Banned
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    Ok i guess i read the graph wrong. I am going to my supplier to order me a few. Muchos gracias.
     
  2. CAPT Stream Rotar

    CAPT Stream Rotar LawnSite Fanatic
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    Next question now cause we see that the pgp sucks ass..

    is there a 24V PRV that can be installed to remedy?
     
  3. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
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    100 dvf.......
     
  4. RWI

    RWI Banned
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    Replacing 3 gear stripped pgps today. Its always the same sad story. Ran across a 20 year old t-bird the other day. They just dont make them like they used to
     
  5. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    Amen, brother. We've got one site that has T-Birds that old with minimum problems. That was a cool head with the multiple nozzle turrets. :clapping:
    The 5000 series will retro into a T-Bird body.
     
  6. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
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    If it was so good why did they redesign twice and then scrap it? I would rather use an r-50 then a t-bird.
     
  7. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
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    Amen!!!! (shouts the non-believer)
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  8. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
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    I never liked either one. The t-bird's screw on turret caused adjustment issues and the r-50 had retraction problems.
     
  9. RWI

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    I did not know that. Rain Bird engineers just might have their sh!t together.
     
  10. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    The sad thing about the R-50 retraction problem is that it points out that the wiper seal is not replaceable.

    That means all the R-50's will eventually fail to retract, and the Sprinkler Head Marathon award goes to the Safe-T-Lawn ball-drive-rotor.
     

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