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How To Reset a Hunter X Core Controller

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  If you have an X Core controller that seems to be playing up then the most likely cause is that it needs resetting. This can be done easily. 1. Press and hold the ‘PROG’  button.   2.  While holding the  ‘PROG’  button press the RESET button for 3 seconds, then release the RESET button […]

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Locating Solenoids in Reticulation Systems

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This can be one of the most time consuming and frustrating parts of the retic work. But, assuming the person installing has been thinking logically you should be able to track them down. Master Solenoid – this is invariably next to the water meter and usually within a meter of it. If is isn’t there […]

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My Reticulation has Lost Pressure

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Ok so you have noticed a drop in pressure on your sprinklers. Believe it or not the first place to check is your water meter. Make sure someone hasn’t turned the pressure down here. It happens… I have no idea why people do it but that’s the first test. Then check and see if it […]

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Are all Reticulation Parts Equal?

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  Absolutely not! Beware of using cheap sprinklers as they will cause you pain. Before I began Brighton Reticulation I was a retic cheapskate. I would use the cheapest parts I could find from K Mart or Bunnings, but get annoyed when they would foul up shortly after installation. In the last few years I […]

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My Reticulation Goes Through the Whole Cycle and Then Starts Over

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I have heard of this happening a couple of times. The whole program runs through as normal and then starts over and repeats itself on and on and on… not good. Clearly the solenoid valves are opening and shutting and are not stuck on so the issue can really only lie with a fault in […]

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How To Fix Your Own Reticulation

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If you talk to a mechanic about why a car isn’t running they will tell you its either fuel, electrics or air supply causing the problem.  If it aint running then its going to be one of these issues causing the problem. With reticulation its also pretty simple. If its not coming on then its […]

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Reticulation Repairs in Perth

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  At Brighton Reticulation we aim to service the northern coastal region so typically we will be work in the areas north of Scarborough right up to Two Rocks. Most of our work is in the Butler, Mindarie, Quinns Rocks and Clarkson areas, but we are happy to travel as required. For reticulation work in […]

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How to Fix a Broken PVC Pipe

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Ok so you’ve stuck a spade through a PVC pipe or maybe just pierced it. How do you repair it without digging it all up so you have enough flex to insert a coupling? There are two options. The first is the best option for a significant break and that is to use a slipfix/ […]

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My Reticulation Doesn’t Come On At All

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Ok so nothing works? Here is a series of checks to eliminate the most obvious possibilities: 1. The first thing to check is whether the control box has power and is functioning. I know this sounds obvious, but firstly check for a display. if there is no digital display then the controller may be fried. […]

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You Get What You Pay For in Sprinklers

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Its not particularly difficult to change a sprinkler, but what matters is getting the right sprinkler. If you buy a quality ‘brand-name’  product then there is no question it will last a lot longer than those purchased from a local hardware store. Its really a classic case of getting what you pay for. My sprinkler […]

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