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Ldaniel

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Thursday, April 8th 2010, 9:55am

Rainbird sprinkler head

I hit my sprinkler head with the lawn mower and destroyed it. When I dug it up and went to screw in another head I realized the threads that the head screws into were cracked. How do I attach another pipe with threads to screw the sprinkler head into? The box says that pipe cements can't be used or it will break down the plastic.

Wet_Boots

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Thursday, April 8th 2010, 11:31am

Heads have female threads, so they don't screw into anything.

mrfixit

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Thursday, April 8th 2010, 12:32pm

If it's a broke off riser use a riser removal tool. If the fitting needs to be replaced you'll have to
cut it out and glue another one in place.
If you could post a picture we would know exactly what to
tell you.

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