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The last 10 posts

Sunday, March 5th 2006, 7:52am

by radical

The Rainbird ESP or the Hunter Pro-C - but I prefer the Rainbird. Ease of explaining to homeowner for one thing. Of course the Rainbird RC controllers would definately be used for older homeowners. Yes they are expensive but last a long time and there are parts to repair them as opposed to burnt circuit boards and the garbage can.


Tuesday, February 21st 2006, 2:33pm



I was surprised when I found out rainbird still makes that rotary timer... but more frazzled when I saw how expensive it is

Tuesday, February 21st 2006, 1:51pm

by Wet_Boots

For an 80-year-old lady, I might put in a mechanical controller. [:)]

Tuesday, February 21st 2006, 1:06pm


for controllers I'd go with the Hunter or Rainbird for sure...

The Rainbird ESP is probably simpler to operate but I install the Hunter pro-c... it has a couple extras that you can use like a calendar for even/odd watering... it's still real easy to get the hang of though.. but if I had to explain one to an 80 year old lady I'd use the ESP

for the valves...
I install the irritrol more than the rainbird because of the jar top... easier to service down the road... but if I were a homeowner and were betting on something to last... I'd take the Rainbird valves

Tuesday, February 21st 2006, 11:43am

by florida_wen

YEP...... that's for sure....... this "newbie" is readin' these "old posts" and trying to decide which new 6-zone CONTROLLER ??

Hunter PRO-C ??
Irritrol RAIN DIAL 6 ??

....... THEN six new VALVES......
Irritrol 2400T ??
Rainbird 100-DVF ??

Decisions, decisions, decisions....

Thursday, July 28th 2005, 12:15am

by Rays Sprinklers

Definatley the Pro-C...while the post is old, new comers still read the old posts for info!

Monday, July 25th 2005, 1:44pm

by RidgeRun05

Keep an eye on the dates that these topics are posted. This thread originated last year, and commenting on it almost a year later is not necessary. Thanks for your cooperation.

Monday, July 25th 2005, 12:09pm

by bjlawnman

go with the pro c

Sunday, October 31st 2004, 2:14pm

by nestors

pro-c very easy to use.

Nestor's Sprinklers

Friday, August 13th 2004, 5:32am

by SprinklerGuy

If you are looking for opinion would be to use the Hardie Raidial HRRD600