You are not logged in.

Reply

Dear visitor, welcome to SPRINKLER TALK FORUM - You Got Questions, We've Got Answers. If this is your first visit here, please read the Help. It explains how this page works. You must be registered before you can use all the page's features. Please use the registration form, to register here or read more information about the registration process. If you are already registered, please login here.

Attention: The last reply to this post was 4093 days ago. The thread may already be out of date. Please consider creating a new thread.

Message information
Message
Settings
Automatically converts internet addresses into links by adding [url] and [/url] around them.
Smiley code in your message such as :) is automatically displayed as image.
You can use BBCode to format your message, if this option is enabled.
Security measure

Please enter the letters that are shown in the picture below (without spaces, and upper or lower case can be used).

The last 3 posts

Friday, May 16th 2003, 2:51pm

by Rays Sprinklers

First Check for leaks, Teh beauty of funny pipe its like an extension cord. Align the head at grade and go a lil below (no more than 1/2") Backfill and pack around the base of the funny pipe and sprinkler head. Then adjust the head, because you may need to remove the internals and then fill in all the way. PACK GOOD!

Thanks
Ray
Rays Above and Beyond Automatic Lawn Sprinklers

Saturday, October 19th 2002, 9:12am

by RVLI

I use swing joints to connect my heads to the laterals.
I backfill the hole half way, pack it as much as you can, then fill the rest and pack that down and much as you can. Be sure not to backfill until you have tested all your stations for leaks, etc.


Saturday, October 19th 2002, 5:32am

by MICKJ

burying sprinkler heads

Can anyone provide any installation tips for installing sprinkler heads. specifically backfilling dirt around them and etc to keep them from sinking to low or staying too high when the dirt settles. I'm using "funny pipe" to connect to the laterals.