RainBird 3/4 DV Auto Valve

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Adamj18, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. Adamj18

    Adamj18 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    Hey folks im new here so i have a question for you. I cannot bring a hard 3/4 line from my meter where i live so i got told to take the water for my irrigation system off of my 1/2 hose bib. I would like to put in 3 auto valves for my zones using RainBird 3/4 DV Auto Valve. Since these are 3/4" can i use 3/4 to 1/2 threaded adapter? or threaded to barb? I could really use the help on here.


  2. mitchgo

    mitchgo LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,940

    Can you tap in to the point of connection at your house

    The piping here should be more then 1/2"
  3. Adamj18

    Adamj18 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    No i cant i dont have alot of money to get a plumber in. So im just going off of the 1/2 hose bib. But to my question above do you think its possible?
  4. FLCthes4:11-12

    FLCthes4:11-12 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 283

    Its possible just going to be low flow probably around 5 gpm so size zones within that and make disconnect for winter time. But really if you are going from hose bid you might as well pull a hose
  5. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 50,400

    check the blinker fluid

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