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 4034 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 The thread may already be out of date.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 4 posts

Saturday, September 6th 2003, 4:51pm

by RVLI

A <i>very</i> good rotor. To be honest, the only thing affected by the radius of the sprinkler is the precipitation rate, GPM affects the nozzle size you have to use. It's wise to not go above the GPM capacity of the mainline, so If you have a 12 GPM mainline, with a 2.0 gallon nozzle in the sprinkler head, this means you can use 6 sprinklers on that particular valve. I prefer to use 1/2 elbows on the ends of the line, even if a 3/4" sprinkler has to be threaded into it. This keeps the pressure up for the way end sprinklers if you have a long line, and it distributes the water evenly in the line. To get from the 1/2" elbow to the 3/4" inlet of the sprinkler, you need a 3/4x1/2 nipple. You can find them in the online store in the "Misc" section.

Thank you!

Saturday, September 6th 2003, 1:06pm

by mbethers

Sorry it didnt link correctly. I'm looking at the Rainbird 5000 +.

Saturday, September 6th 2003, 12:57pm

by RVLI

What head are you using/going to purchase?

Saturday, September 6th 2003, 12:46pm

by mbethers

GPM Question

So are the GPM rates here: http://www.sprinklerwarehouse.com/shop3/enter.html?target=front.html
for a half circle?
Thanks,
Mike