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Rainbird nozzles

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Don32, Aug 23, 2006.

  1. Don32

    Don32 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 35

    I have a 15EST Fixed nozzle for the 1800. This is their "end strip" model. My question is this, I'm getting a little side-to-side spray sort of like a 180. When I called Rainbird they said I would get a little water coming out of the sides. This doesn't make sense to me, is this somewhat true? There is not a lot of water coming out but enough to be frustrating since this nozzle is designed to be projected like a cone shape.

    Thanks. :confused:
  2. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,794

    The rainbird EST' and SST's have some side spray, its annoying, but there isn't much you can do.
  3. Don32

    Don32 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 35

    Thank you.
  4. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 50,268

    The nozzles are made with the intention of their being able to cover their territory (at least three feet wide) without assistance from a neighboring nozzle.
  5. PurpHaze

    PurpHaze LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,496

    I can't think of a fixed spray nozzle that actually holds to its exact arc degrees. There's always some excess spray. :)
  6. londonrain

    londonrain LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,129

    If you dont want the side spray out of the 15est , then use a 15 van nozzle.

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