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Sunday, October 5th 2003, 9:28am

by Rays Sprinklers

[:D]

Friday, October 3rd 2003, 2:54pm

by bhungue2

thnx

Friday, October 3rd 2003, 12:30pm

by RVLI

It's pretty hard to get them to leak, I think. They claim to have 42-48% less flow restriction than barbed tees, that's why I use them...we don't have much pressure around here.

Friday, October 3rd 2003, 7:21am

by bhungue2

I went down to the local irrigation store and had a look at the blazing saddles they look kind of neat. And I think to plug one off you use a 1' plug. There's a part that screws down in, you take it out and screw the plug in. However, I'm only guessing that's how you do it. But it seems like it might leak if you did it that way.

I have a question for RVLI---
You like to use the blazing saddles, They seem like they poke pretty far into the pipe, does this cause fluid flow problem? Can you still push the same GPM? Also is it possible that the saddles can leak around puncture hole? With a little wiggling do they leak? Or are they as good as it gets?

Wednesday, October 1st 2003, 12:53pm

by Rays Sprinklers

no idea i dont use them..

Wednesday, October 1st 2003, 12:07pm

by bhungue2

I really don't know that much about the blazing saddle t's a matter in fact this is the first time I have ever heard mention of them. I went to see what they looked like at: (blue)wehttp://www.sprinklerwarehouse.com/shop3/enter.html?target=MiscFittingsPoly_FittingsTees.htmlnt(/blue)
They look neat, If the situation was that I wanted to plug one off, say when I'm doing a repair, how do I go about doing that?

Wednesday, October 1st 2003, 10:50am

by Rays Sprinklers

here u on that one[:D]

Wednesday, October 1st 2003, 10:33am

by bhungue2

word has it that if any repairs are needed to be done where saddle t's were used it makes it a pain. They tend to leak if moved at all from original position. Barbed T's are better!

Sunday, August 10th 2003, 1:01pm

by Rays Sprinklers

Gotcha....i tried the blazing saddle on the install, and it was a little eaiser but my co....still will use the barb tee (lol)

Thanks
Ray
Rays Above and Beyond Automatic Lawn Sprinklers

Wednesday, August 6th 2003, 5:25pm

by drpete3

My only word of caution is be careful when slipping the blazing saddle over the pipe. I broke one when it was being installed because I streched it too wide.

Thanks,

Pete