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backwards pgp?

BSME

LawnSite Senior Member
Location
Midwest
anyone ever see this? I was doing a startup today and wanted to tweak the adjustment on a pgp... I was getting really frazzled as to what was going on until I figured out the head was set to the left and was adjusting to the right!

how does this happen? one in a million chance?

no chance I was mistaken.... zero
 
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BSME

LawnSite Senior Member
Location
Midwest
I was so entertained I almost gutted it for free so I could take it home and put it in my collection
 

PurpHaze

LawnSite Fanatic
Location
Visalia, CA
Something gets out of alignment in the assembly line (the Hunter PGP line is totally automated) and it's been explained to me that it's a "stop ring" or something to this nature. The gear drive slaps in on the wrong side of it and then the rotor will act like a Rainbird or Toro rotor for adjustment, permanent on the left side and adjustable on the right side. This also happens occasionally to the I-20s and I-40s we use and those lines are not fully automated.
 
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