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jksdoc

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Saturday, July 21st 2007, 8:50am

Impact vs gear driven


I have about 1/2 acre of lawn divided into 6 zones of 4-5 maxi's about 20 yrs old. just replaced two, but more are failing. Can I replace as I change out with gear driven, I guess the question is, can you mix the two in same watering zone?? Dont maxi's have more coverage in a 15-20 minute period? Also, does one take more or less pressure than the other?
thanx

Wet_Boots

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Posts: 3,870

Location: Metro NYC

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Tuesday, July 24th 2007, 2:20am

Since your sprinkler head pressure and head spacing are unknown, so is the answer to your question. The only absolutely-sure replacement for a Maxipaw is another Maxipaw, since they can function with less pressure than gear drive rotors.

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