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Double check my garden irrigation setup?

Posted by Benjammann Zone 6, CT (My Page) on
Thu, May 15, 14 at 8:52

Hello,

I think Ive mostly got my new garden irrigation setup figured out. Just wondering if someone will take a peek and offer an opinion. Thanks for your time.


Im starting with this 12 station timer:


The timer will control these valve manifolds:


The timer and valves will be connected by this wire:


I am not sure how to get from the out-feed of the valve, into this 1/2" mainline tube


Here is the valve spec sheet

This post was edited by Benjammann on Thu, May 15, 14 at 9:11


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RE: Double check my garden irrigation setup?

I would recommend at least 3/4" pipe for mainline (I use 1") + the valve manifold says it would work with 3/4" or 1". Also recommend getting pipe locally if possible, its easer to get the correct fittings / extra pipe that way, most likely you'll need to do that at least once! :) other than that, looks fine.


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RE: Double check my garden irrigation setup?

I'm sorry but orbit is the worst brand for irrigation products out there....

First what is your gallons per minute and PSI?

Are you using a backflow preventer?


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