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allwet2

New Member

Posts: 3

Location: USA

1

Monday, May 8th 2006, 4:50am

Pressure

I just replaced two impact sprinkler heads (Rainbird Maxipaw)with two PGP-ATR heads. There are three heads in total on this zone. The third is a rotar head. I have checked the water pressure and it is between 60 and 70 psi. The PGP-ATR heads don't seem to cover the same area as the impact heads. I still have the factory installed nozzels in the heads. I believe they are #7. The sprays seems to be low. Do I need to put in a smaller nozzel to bring up the pressure and just run the heads longer to get the proper amount of water? The rest of the system seems to be running fine. I use town water not a well.

RidgeRun05

Supreme Member

Posts: 314

Location: USA

2

Tuesday, May 9th 2006, 5:06pm

Try using a smaller GPM nozzle.
Tony Posey
Ridge Run Landscapes

Wet_Boots

Supreme Member

Posts: 4,030

Location: Metro NYC

3

Tuesday, May 9th 2006, 10:27pm

Do be aware, however, that there are applications where the Hunter PGP-ATR cannot cannot replace the Maxipaw, because the original will throw water a greater distance with lower water pressure.

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