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Sunday, May 16th 2004, 6:49am

Pump start relay bypass

I just installed a system with a pump start relay and i would like to use the well water to fill up my pool. Is there any way to turn on the pump with the controler without using any of the zones? Or is there a simple switch i could install? I have a toro greenkeeper timer with an irritol pump relay. Thanks.


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Location: USA


Tuesday, June 15th 2004, 7:17pm

If you have an extra station on the timer, run up some time on it and manual start it. The pump will kick on and none of the systems will run - make sure you have a hose open on the pump going to the pool. When done, Zero out the time on that station on the controller - must be done before setting it back to automatic because the timer will still tell the pump to come on if there is time on it. Blow up pipe or burn up pump.
Richard Kersten

S&R Sprinkler Systems and Landscaping, Inc.
Destin, Florida

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