Hunter Green Richdel

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by FIMCO-MEISTER, Nov 14, 2007.

  1. FIMCO-MEISTER

    FIMCO-MEISTER Banned
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    Don't run into this one very often. May be older than some pups on this site. Hope the pics do it justice. A hunter green Richdel valve. The diaphragm assembly matched it.

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  2. CAPT Stream Rotar

    CAPT Stream Rotar LawnSite Fanatic
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    seen em.....I think they are older than me.
     
  3. gusbuster

    gusbuster LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Back from my dad's time in the trade.
     
  4. londonrain

    londonrain LawnSite Silver Member
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    Peter did it say Richdel on the valve because we used some just like that back in the early 80's made by Nelson that had metal solenoids...
     
  5. irrig8r

    irrig8r LawnSite Platinum Member
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    It's funny how that valve has been marketed in various versions and so many colors and under so many names. I bet you can find them as Richdel, Lawn Genie, Rainjet, Hardie and Irritrol.

    And in 2 or 3 shades of green, gray, black and tan.
     
  6. FIMCO-MEISTER

    FIMCO-MEISTER Banned
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    It may have been, the label was faded, but I'll dig out of the trash bucket and take another look.
     
  7. FIMCO-MEISTER

    FIMCO-MEISTER Banned
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    safe-t-lawn also had a knockoff.
     
  8. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
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    Don't forget white.
     
  9. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    Nelson was all about that dark green color for awhile, even having dark green rubber collars around some of their brass heads.
     
  10. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    Heyyyyy, what's this valve doing out of the ground anyway? (being that it's eternally repairable and all that)
     

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