Monthly Archives: February 2012

My Bore Won’t Come on

Normally when your bore starts up you hear a ‘clunk’ sound as the bore starter kicks in. If you can’t hear this then chances are your relay to the starter is faulty or the problem is in your control box. If the control box looks ok then you will need to call an electrician to […]

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Running Sprinklers off a Bore

Which sprinklers should you run from a bore? You have a couple of things to consider: a) Flow rate: often bores allow you to run much greater numbers of sprinklers than a standard mains pressure system. 80l/min is normal as opposed to 30 off the mains. b) Pump run time: every minute your bore is […]

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What is the Best Type of Sprinkler?

A lot of people ask me what the best sprinklers are, and the answer is that it depends on the job it needs to do. Here are some pros and cons of various types of sprinklers: Standard Toro/Rainbird pop-ups:  are good sprinklers in that distribute a lot of water in a short space of time and they […]

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