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PGP Ultra

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by ZX12R, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. mitchgo

    mitchgo LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,921

    We have 15 pgp ultra sams, 5 pgp's , 2 pgh's. and 20 rain birds 5000+ in our serivce trucks at any given week.

    I haven't touched the pgp's in like 8 months
  2. ZX12R

    ZX12R LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 795

    I have standard pgp's on my front property(3 zones and 12 heads) that I installed about 3 years ago. Not one has failed yet. I am going to add 4 zones to my back yard this summer and was thinking about trying the Rainbird 5004-PLPC-SAM-A-MATIC . I have heard so many people rave about their "rain curtain" nozzels and overall performance. I am just torn and wanted opinions of the guys that use them every day.

    I should make this very easy and just go with what has worked for me. If I did that,then,the question becomes,"standard pgp's" or " ultras" ? :hammerhead:
    Last edited: Jul 3, 2011
  3. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 50,227

    plain old PGP heads are fine
  4. Sprinkus

    Sprinkus LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,295

    We need another product tester/guinea pig around here, so install the RB 5000 and let us know how they fare against the PGP.
    Personally I prefer the 5000 over the PGP and Ultra.
  5. mitchgo

    mitchgo LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,921

    I see the g- series last longer then the plain ol pgp's
  6. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 50,227

    I still have some P-series in the ground. None of the original Series 075, though
  7. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 18,334

    I might do some testing on spray type nozzles this summer if time permits it, but not rotors.
  8. SoCalLandscapeMgmt

    SoCalLandscapeMgmt LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,109

    Don't forget to test these ones too....


    Messages: 18,668

    A buck 87! That is a far better nozzle than any old plastic. looks like it fits RB threads as well.
  10. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 50,227

    look away from the brass nozzle - it was made by slave labor :nono:

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