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K Rain Rotors and mist???

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Dirtykneez, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 47,643

    I could always work the big-ass slip-joint pliers to loosen the covers. The original Richdel version was the hardest to remove the ring from, so a tip of the gimme cap to them for the re-designed cover ring made from glass-filled nylon.
  2. ArTurf

    ArTurf LawnSite Gold Member
    Male, from Ark
    Posts: 3,458

    I thought I saw the RB 5000 guts replacement for a PGP body at one time? Never used them but might be something to think about.
  3. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,795

    i have never had any issues with any valve over another, in repairs or otherwise, but have my preference for ease of of maint on hunger pgv. less bolts etc. i have jar top valve in place for over 12 yeras with no issues whatsoever, but chose not to keep using them due to hearing others complain of issues with them. my personal lawn has them, and not a lick of issues at all from them.
  4. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,246

    I would rather get that PGP totally out. Whats it take, about 2 min to dig up a head?
  5. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,246

    Flo-Pros rule!!
  6. Dirtykneez

    Dirtykneez LawnSite Member
    Posts: 98

    It really is a shame with irritrol I have a ton of original green, black, and white richdel/hardie valves in the ground with orig coils on them. No problems whatsoever.....
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  7. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 47,643

    My understanding of the Irritrol solenoid re-design is that it is a complete cure for the freezing issues. Obviously, it still has to be executed correctly.
  8. Mdirrigation

    Mdirrigation LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,630

    I run into so many hunter heads leaking I basically explain to the customer that I can replace them 1 at a time with a service call each time , or for $ xxxx.xx I can replace them all with rainbird and will warranty them for 2 years . I have pleanty of hunter heads behind the garage .
  9. jvanvliet

    jvanvliet LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,939

    Where's the purple stuff?
  10. CAPT Stream Rotar

    CAPT Stream Rotar LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,911

    boots doesn't use glue, just dry fittings and a hammer!


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