Are stainless steel heads worth the extra money?

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by soafone, Sep 1, 2012.

  1. soafone

    soafone LawnSite Member
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    Also, what are the pros/cons of using them?
  2. CAPT Stream Rotar

    CAPT Stream Rotar LawnSite Fanatic
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    They look nicer.. I've heard on here that the shaft "doesn't get scored" as badly..

    If the people want the best top of the line install product sure it's necessary..
  3. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
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    i was wondering if the wiper seal last longer on those, for any reason
  4. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    Yes, as mentioned, less scoring. I've used SS for years and would not spec anything else. :clapping: It's been said that SS risers deter vandalism on public areas, but I take that with a grain of salt. :rolleyes:
  5. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    Architects love them, and we all know their knowledge is supreme :rolleyes:
  6. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
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    cons, on systems with high iron content they hold the iron more and dont want to retract.

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