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Preferred pressure regulators for drip?

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by jcom, Mar 26, 2008.

  1. jcom

    jcom LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 791

    Which pressure regulator do all of the gurus recommend for drip systems? Preferably in the 1/2" size. For use with city water.
    Brand and model if available.

  2. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 48,917

    I think I keep one 1/2-inch Wilkins BR-4 in stock. Same internals as the 3/4-inch
  3. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,690

    RB 3/4 is all we use for drip. Buy the drip kit and the compression fitting for 1/2 inch poly comes with.
  4. Ferti-man

    Ferti-man LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 252

    Ditto on that. You can get several pressure ranges as well to fit your specific needs.
  5. londonrain

    londonrain LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,129

  6. irrig8r

    irrig8r LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,550

    I have to agree, though I've only used the 3/4 and up.

    If you are manifolding you can use one for multiple valves (as long as your pressure requirements are the same.)
  7. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
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