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Saturday, November 9th 2002, 6:45am

Which would you pick, Hunter or Toro?

After all the bids I've received, I'm down to two. Both are one-brand only (for whatever reason the mixed brand bids were a whole lot more expensive). I like these two companies because friends recommended them and the salesmen were knowledgeable and very helpful. The Toro bid is from a big company, the Hunter from a small company. Toro bid is about $500 more. Each bid has 100+ heads.
Which would you pick?

ICC Controller (22 zones)
I20 Rotors
Pro-Series Sprays
ICV Valves
SRR Remote (thrown in free)
Febco RP Backflow

Custom Command (21 zones)
700 Rotors (I can get the new 800s for no extra charge)
570 Sprays
264 Valves
Febco RP backflow

Thanks in advance for your help.



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Saturday, November 9th 2002, 10:22am

From expirience, I would go with Hunter, they have a great warranty on their products. I install Hunter PGP's Rainbird 5000 Rotors, Rainbird 1800 sprays with MPR Nozzles, Rainbird DV valves, and The Rainbird ESP-#Lx in my systems. Sometimes the Pro-C clock will take place of the ESP LX.


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Location: USA


Wednesday, February 26th 2003, 11:34am

Hunter All The Way !!!!!!!!!!

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Posts: 493

Location: USA


Monday, May 12th 2003, 12:08pm

HUNTER .........DEFINATLY the only thing i use from Toro is their 570 sprays.
NOTHING else. The hunters are wayyyyyy more better!!

Hope that helped

Rays Above and Beyond Automatic Lawn Sprinklers
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Posts: 32

Location: USA


Sunday, May 2nd 2004, 5:09am

I have toro 700's in my system right now. They are fairly hard to adjust and nozzeles are a pain. Hunter is easy to adjust and has excellent sprays. I would go with the I-20 maybe even stainless steal.


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Posts: 229

Location: USA


Sunday, May 2nd 2004, 6:05am

Ray, What is in the Toro 570 that makes you use them. WHat nozzles do you combine with them


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Saturday, June 25th 2005, 8:01am

Hunter definately


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Posts: 314

Location: USA


Saturday, June 25th 2005, 9:42am

I am assuming that since this post is almost three years old, that the original author has made a decision on which products to buy, therefore there is no need to make this an active topic again. Check the dates on the posts before replying. Thanks
Tony Posey
Ridge Run Landscapes

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