hunter pgp Q

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Mike M, May 26, 2007.

  1. Mike M

    Mike M LawnSite Bronze Member
    from usa
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    Okay, I moved south and learned quickly how to do lots of basic irrigation adjustments for my lawn customers, but I have a lot more to learn.

    I can adjust the hunter pgp rotors left and right (finally), and I read the online directions. But what happens if I mess up and it just goes in circles or stops (stuck in one spot) completely? Have I busted it, or turned a screw too far? Can it be fixed? :hammerhead:

    Thanks,

    Mike
     
  2. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    Busted it!
     
  3. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    Bang it against concrete twenty or thirty times...otherwise, don't "cowboy'.
     
  4. You could have stripped the adjustment gear.....
     
  5. CAPT Stream Rotar

    CAPT Stream Rotar LawnSite Fanatic
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    swap the guts brotha...put a number 12 nozzle in new pgp....

    you ever get any winter work down there?
     
  6. #12 in a PGP at 12gpm?
    We dont really have a winter in SC, we work all year long...
     
  7. CAPT Stream Rotar

    CAPT Stream Rotar LawnSite Fanatic
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    hehehehe..

    on that big drip install we did, we had to set up some valve operated pgp's with 12 nozzles to keep the hill full of money watered.....


    watching a pgp with a number 12 is pretty sweet....


    i was totally joking...obv match up the old pgp nozzle to the new swap...
    i was trying to be a funny guy.
     
  8. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    I don't think I ever needed a #12 nozzle on a PGP, when using them for replacements. I use #11 nozzles every so often, but those PGPs get hard to keep stationary, if you have enough pressure in a large nozzle. (that reminds me of something useful that almost no one reading this will have ever seen, that was invented by Safe-T-Lawn)
     
  9. CAPT Stream Rotar

    CAPT Stream Rotar LawnSite Fanatic
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  10. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    I'm not going to bite on the Safe-T-Lawn , sounds like a suck tube to me,
    but tell us any way.....other than parks, schools..never had the gpm/psi to
    use the big boy nozzles....lasco swing joint city when I did.
     

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