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Bragging rights

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Mike Leary, Aug 9, 2011.

  1. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 26,606

    Yep, bout 50% of the time.
     
  2. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,540

    I went around and around with Hunter reps for 2 years before I had to switch. They would never admit to a product defect or improvements being made.

    I find this a couple years later.:hammerhead:

    http://www.hunterindustries.com/Resources/FAQs/Home_Rotors/faq_seal_replace.html
     
  3. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,540

    The wiper seal causes them to leak around the cap threads.
     
  4. WalkGood

    WalkGood LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,910

    Seriously, I hate when that happens. Screws up a 5 minute head change. Unscrew the old, screw in a new one. Make a dry adjustment. Turn on water and the tard-bas is leaking at the screw-top. Thinking you can get out the driveway real quick, then you have to dig out the whole thing. :cry::mad:
     
  5. WalkGood

    WalkGood LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,910

    Usually I see the water gushing around the riser shaft when the wiper seal is shot.
     
  6. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,540

    and it's no simple job to replace the seals in a PGP.
    You're much better off replacing the whole head with a 5000 that has a 5 year warranty.
     
  7. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,540

    I see either or both.
     
  8. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 26,606

    And as you say a lot of times they are just loose , and that brings us right back to your pic of the dingy owned by the guy in the head tightening buss.

    I dont know about others , but I actualy like selling sprinkler heads.
     
  9. WalkGood

    WalkGood LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,910

    I never replace the seals. Remove guts and swap or replace the whole unit.
     
  10. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 26,606

    good man , who the hell wants to spend 5 min selling a $2 part.
     

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