You are not logged in.

Search results

Search results 1-3 of 3.

Saturday, July 7th 2018, 10:21am

Author: janedoecooks

It's working...here's what I did...

Thanks Wet Boots! I'll be sure to save that information for any future solenoid needs for these two ancient valves. It turned out to be quite simple, inside the valve inlet was a rubber o ring. I couldn't see it until I dried off the area. I believe it was original and supposed to be there. It is what was stopping the newer solenoids from threading on there tightly, I could get them on partially, but they leaked like crazy because I wasn't getting a seal and the plunger would not operate properl...

Thursday, July 5th 2018, 10:41pm

Author: janedoecooks

Help Identifying brand and model of sprinkler valve for proper solenoid replacement

To Mr. Fixit and Wetboots, I could not find a reply option for the first post by one of you. Anyway, yes there are two different model solenoids on the valves. One is the 811 and the other I cannot remember at the moment. The problem with both of them is they "bottom out" when I try to screw them in all the way. They don't go completely into the threaded area, and they get to just a certain point when trying to tighten them and "slip" causing them to angle or just pop off. I cannot get them to s...

Thursday, July 5th 2018, 10:29am

Author: janedoecooks

Help Identifying brand and model of sprinkler valve for proper solenoid replacement

Hello everyone. I have a very old underground sprinkler system that I would like to keep running. I have three control valves, one of them is a rainbird that operates perfectly. The other two are older valves that have absolutely no identification on them as to the brand or model #. The solenoids are beyond repair and I need to replace them with the proper size. I've been repeatedly told to use the model 811 solenoid, and it does not fit properly. The threads are different, and the neck of the u...