Monthly Archives: December 2011

How Many Sprinklers Can I Get on One Station?

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Yeah… that’s one of those questions that you can’t answer quite so easily… The things to consider are: – what is your water flow rate? – what type of nozzle are you using? – what type of sprinkler? In most suburbs I work on around 30l/min flow rate but in places like Yanchep it can […]

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Christmas Reticulation

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Hope you enjoy a great Christmas as we celebrate the birth of Christ and the change he brought to this world. We will be working over the Christmas to New Year period so if you hit some problems give us a call and chances are we will be able to get there and sort it […]

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How Long Do I Put My Reticulation on For?

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This is not a question with a simple answer, because the response depends on the type of sprinklers you are using and how they apply water. The goal is to get 10ml of water to your lawn/garden each time they operate so different nozzles will require different run times. For example regular pop-ups can be […]

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None of My Retic Works

If nothing comes on whatsoever then chances are you may have a broken common wire. We were at a job today where the back came on, but the front didn’t. The fact that the back came on eliminated the possibility of it being the master solenoid. It had to be a common wire (or all […]

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We Won!

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  Well… we were planning a break from Christmas to New year and then we won this competition so its now the first week of January as well. If you are chasing some retic repairs then we still have one car on the road, but I’ll be in Sydney chilling at the cricket thanks to […]

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Control Box Problems

Every now and then you hit puzzling jobs. Today was one of those. Yesterday I tested the retic, set the control and box and left with everything working well. Then just as I had got home the phone rang and it was the person who I had just worked for. Their retic no longer worked… […]

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