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Monday, May 12th 2003, 9:05am

by Rays Sprinklers

HI, I would not install the I-20 with low pressure at all, because that is known as a "Deluxe" head, and takes alot of solid pressure to even pop-up and engage in watering properly. If you like Hunter i would use the PGP, or the Rainbird T-Bird although the T-bird is even better for low pressure , you may have some diffculty adjusting them, while the pGP adjusts easy from the top of the rotor. How low is your pressure exactly?? I can help you further there if you give me distance, gpm, and psi you have.

Also what did you choose for spray head??? I use the Toro 570

Ray's Above and beyond automatic lawn sprinklers

Raymond Padula Jr.

Friday, March 21st 2003, 11:31am


I have only used the Hunter I-20's a few applications, but other than that, I have used mainly Rainbird. Although I don't know your application, I have written a review on the Rainbird 5000 Plus. Either rotor is good with all of what you asked for. The review should help you decide.


Friday, March 21st 2003, 3:34am

by cfro

RainBird vs. Hunter

I'm in the final stages of designing my sprinkler system and was getting ready to place an order on your web site, but was having a tough time selecting the Rotor sprinkler heads. I have been looking at the Rain Bird 5000 Plus and the Hunter I-20's. My following concerns are low pressure, prone to windy conditions and coverage. Price is not a concern because I would rather spend more for reliability. I have read that the Rain Bird 5000 Plus has good coverage and that the Hunter I-20's work well with low pressure. What would you recommend for my application?