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The last 5 posts

Sunday, June 17th 2012, 8:31pm

by seansy59

I prefer Hunter PGP over any other sprinklers out there. They work great, are reliable, and have even coverage and distance. They have the Hunter PGP Ultras out there too, and I have tried them, but the original Hunter PGP-ADJ is still the best for me as they have a stronger spring to retract them. The newer Ultra's spring is a lot lighter, and doesn't retract sometimes if you have sandy soil.

I have tried Toro's (including the Pro stream XL), Rain Bird's, and Orbit's, and have all had leaking, no turning, poor coverage, or break easily. Hunter's never gave me a problem of anything. I have Hunter PGP heads, PGV valves, and may get one of their timers too, but right now, I'm good with what I have with an Orbit 6 zone timer that is remote controlled.

Sunday, June 17th 2012, 2:37pm

by Wet_Boots

Gear drive heads? Impact heads? If they are gear drive heads, use a Hunter PGP to replace.

Sunday, June 17th 2012, 10:11am

by ScottStaunton

I currently have a Nelson pop ups

Saturday, June 16th 2012, 12:30pm

by Wet_Boots

just what make and model are the older heads - that is important

Saturday, June 16th 2012, 10:11am

by ScottStaunton

Best pop-up replacements?

I have older pop-up sprinkler heads that I was looking to replace. Looks like a good replacement is the Toro Prostream XL Rubber 3/4" female 3.0 GPM Adjustable Circle Full Blaster.

I wanted to know if I should be considering any other replacement heads from other manufacturers like Rain Bird, K Rain, Hunter, Irritrol, Signature or Weathermatic.

The reason I am replacing all the heads is because over time these have worn and they now stay up and don't recede. Application is for half acre home lawn.

Thanks in advance for your help/recommendation.