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Hunter has new 3500 series mp rotators.

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by grassman177, Jul 21, 2013.

  1. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 50,603

    You are confusing model numbers. I'll find one and post some photos.
  2. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,318

    :eek: . . . . . . .!
  3. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 23,158

    Mr. History lesson of crappy stuff does it again. :dizzy:
  4. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 50,603

    You're just jealous you don't have one. :p
  5. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,795

    so, i was not on here for a bit, lol

    so i was looking to retrofit some terrible designs with it, and was liking the extra throw of 35 ft.

    why would you not design with them? not that i am specifically for OR against, just curious. i feel the slightly lower gpm would be handy on some places where you can fit that extra head and not overextend your zone design etc.
  6. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 50,603

    Why do you design with a Rotator that doesn't match the application rate of the other Rotators? You tell us.
  7. ArTurf

    ArTurf LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Ark
    Messages: 4,414

    I would design for them thoug prob would only space them 30'. I limit the MP3000 to about 25'. I haven't got around to checking the actual throw of the 3500. I like the uniform coverage of the MP's and where cost is not an issue and the distances fit I tend to use them.
  8. GreenLight

    GreenLight LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 525

    In fairness, it's still pretty darn close. We are talking like 1/20th of an inch over the course of an hour difference when compared against the other rotators average.
  9. cjohn2000

    cjohn2000 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 570

    My point exactly. My boss used a bunch of those precision rotating nozzles the other day. Theyre pretty cool, not much on the radius end, may be 16' but nice solid streams and low trajectory angle.
  10. ArTurf

    ArTurf LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Ark
    Messages: 4,414

    Most of the installers in my area are going to do the cheapest route possible, choke down a PGP to less than 20' rather than use a MP. Most of them do not even know what a MP Rotator is, seriously.

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