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Hunter mp rotor

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Bigred350, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. Bigred350

    Bigred350 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 786

    Will hunter mp rotors fit on rain bird 1800 heads??
  2. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 48,909

    Sure. No problem.
  3. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 18,308

    Only if you get the female threaded ones.
  4. jvanvliet

    jvanvliet LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,944

  5. HanktheCowdog

    HanktheCowdog LawnSite Member
    Messages: 13

    Yes, they will, but unless they are already in the ground, why not use Hunter Pro Sprays instead? When you change to MP Rotators, that will make the leaking seals on the 1800s just that more noticeable.
  6. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,690

    Franks and Beans!


    You have to special order the male threads, at any rate. Toro is male ( on the nozzle side), and therefore the exception.
  7. Bigred350

    Bigred350 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 786

    Because I use all rainbird products. I have used the rain bird rotory nozzles but I bid a job the other day that specs said hunter mp nozzles. But it did not spec a what type body to use. I would rather use rain bird head if possible.
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  8. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 25,750

    spec didnt say or equivilant?
  9. txirrigation

    txirrigation LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 977

    The rainbird Mpr is garbage, and shouldn't be used in the same sentence as the hunter mpr
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  10. Bigred350

    Bigred350 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 786

    No it didn't. Usually most plans do though.

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