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The last 3 posts

Tuesday, January 11th 2005, 8:36am

by GrazerZ

That all depends on where all of the zones are in relation to main line. I hate to see bunches of the rounds all over the place, looks dumb to me, and they only fit one valve each. I would opt for standard boxes with two or three valves in each with up to four. They sell six valve manifolds, but require a jumbo box. They are JUMBO though, and would have to be in a place no too easily seen. I have found that drip zones with filters require a little more creativity sometimes since the filter takes up so much room. What I do is dry build the valve manifold on a table then play with different configurations until I like what I have. Hope this helps.

Thursday, December 9th 2004, 8:47am

by nestors

use a 9" box for each one

Thursday, July 15th 2004, 10:34am

by kmac17

How many values in a box??

Simple question really. How big of a box do I need to cover my valves. Being a novice I'd like to get it right the first time.

I've got the following...
a 5 valve zone.
a 3 valve zone with a 200 mesh filter (for the drip in the garden)
a 3 valuve zone

The web sites all give dimensions, but it's not clear to me how big a valve really is. I plan to use the rainbird manifold parts so things should be pretty neat and close together.

Thanks in advance, Kevin.