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  1. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hello, while running my system last night I noticed it skipped a zone. I tried to turn it on using "manual zone" and that didn't work either. The control panel now says "zone 3 short". So my next step is to figure out which valve is for zone 3. However, none of the manual switches on the valves...
  2. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hi, (tldr at bottom) I recently installed my own sprinkler system on bare land. Today I finished the connection, tested the valves and everything worked. Water came spewing out of each funny pipe. I installed the sprinkler heads, including 7 of the Hunter MP rotator nozzles on 2 zones (3 on...
  3. Gardening Forum
    Hi there, I am new to the forum. :) I have installed 3 sprinkler systems in the homes I've lived in so I am familiar how they should be installed. For the current house I live in, the sprinker system was already installed. I don't know if it was the previous owner or the contractor who is...
  4. Plumbing
    When a rotary sprinkler would not shut off at the timer the gardener told me what to do by telephone. I must have damaged the part identified by an arrow in the photo by not loosening the nut first. The plumber did shut it down for me. The gardener may have worked on it since but I don't know...
  5. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    This is more of a question of what type of pump do I use to make all this work. Here is the plan: 1. Dig shallow well to approximately 15'-20' (water table) 2. Install shallow well pump to pull water up to plumb into sprinkler system -I planned on trying this setup first to see if the pump could...
  6. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    In the process of designing an in-ground residential sprinkler system and would like to create a zone at the back edge of the property that is activated based on a motion sensor monitoring the back edge. I know that Hunter has a sensor based controller, but there aren't any motion sensors, just...
  7. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hi! I need some help! I know nothing about sprinkler systems and I am having problems with the one in the house that I'm renting. Last night when the sprinklers came on there was a terrible knocking (sounded like an unbalanced washing machine). After inspection I realized it was the sprinklers...
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