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MP Rotator vs RB R-VAN

Discussion in 'Professional Discussions' started by zr100, May 13, 2018.

  1. Delmarva Keith

    Delmarva Keith LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 755

    Do right or don’t do. :eek: The only real difference between a pro and a wanna-be is a pro won’t settle for wrong. It’s really not that hard to do it right which is what often makes the hack job fixes so frustrating (but at the same time profitable).

    And I’m a few beers so I have to ask — a 2” head — what the heck is that for? You growing a miniature golf green? :laugh:
    Last edited: Aug 11, 2018
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  2. vbx

    vbx LawnSite Member
    Messages: 39

    Yeah, I found that out after the fact. But swing pipes works but would be hard to do the corners.

    It was an perfect replacement of the brass heads.
  3. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 52,947

    What, someone's too cheap to buy more brass heads? :realmad:
  4. OP

    zr100 LawnSite Senior Member
    from NH
    Messages: 287


    Picture this.

    Remove head, Remove riser, insert 3/4" or 1/2" to funny pipe elbow, a proper length piece of swing pipe, another elbow to head at correct height.
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  5. vbx

    vbx LawnSite Member
    Messages: 39

    For the corners? I can somewhat picture it. But the head will be about 1" off the the original location. Plus a lot of digging.
  6. vbx

    vbx LawnSite Member
    Messages: 39

    No, wanted to "upgrade" to the rotating nozzles.
  7. magna111

    magna111 LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 501

    First, an inch or 2 isn’t going to be a deal breaker. And 2nd, I highly doubt the system is installed the way you have drawn up, unless it was installed by you in the first place.
  8. vbx

    vbx LawnSite Member
    Messages: 39

    The PVC were installed just like that. It's an old setup. The pipes are a bout 2" away from the edge. So using the funny pipe method, it'll be 3-4" away from the edge.

    I'll leave it the way it is now. 2" head.

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