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What Does ‘P err’ Mean on a Hunter X Core Controller?

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If you own a Hunter X Core Control box and see ‘P err’ on your controller then it means nothing will work (or it may come on for a few seconds and then fail) and there are two possible causes. The first and most common is that the master solenoid coil has developed an electrical […]

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My Solenoid is Stuck on

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A common problem at this time of year is for one station to remain on while the system goes thru its cycle. Or you may have a constant weep around sprinklers Depending on what type of solenoid you have it is most likely going to be a faulty diaphragm. Usually it is best just to […]

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Shared Bores and Strange Problems in Yanchep

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This week I had an early morning phone call from a regular client who lives at the top of our street. ‘Andrew – my retic is on and it won’t go off. I’ve turned the controller off but it keeps running…’ If this were a system running off the mains then we would naturally presume […]

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Automatic Reticulation off the Tap in Alkimos

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So you haven’t got any way of getting water to your back yard other than using a tap? Here’s a set up that can enable you to get two stations of retic functioning well. Start by removing the garden tap and then screw a 15ml brass T piece into the outlet. Then use a 15-20ml […]

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Reticulation Servicing in Yanchep

A couple of years back Brighton Reticulation moved from Butler to Yanchep and now we are available to all residents for spring servicing and general repairs. If you have just bought a house and need a rear yard turf and retic package then we can help you there too. We can offer excellent service, good […]

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Flow Control Solenoid Valves

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So what’s the difference between an ordinary solenoid valve and one with flow control?       Basically its the large ‘dial’ in the middle that you can turn to adjust the rate at which water flows thru the valve. You may choose to use one of these if you have a small station and […]

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My Hunter X Core Controller Won’t Work on Manual

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    If you have a Hunter X Core Controller and it doesn’t come on as it should when operating manually the you could have a dodgy switch issue. Normally to run an individual station you turn the dial anti-clockwise to the ‘run single station’ indicator, then select the station an return the dial to […]

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Forgotten to Put Conduit Under Your Driveway?

It does happen occasionally… I am currently trying to help some people find a way to get pipe under an 8 m wide driveway with access from one side only.  It is proving difficult. With access from both sides you can clear a path, but meet in the middle but with access from just one […]

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Reticulation in Jindowie with Poor Water Pressure

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  This morning I laid the main retic line for a client in Jindowie (a part of Yanchep). I’ve written before about water pressure issues in this part of the world and today we hit the same problem again. I use Richdel solenoids 99% of the time, but today they wouldn’t seal. They need a […]

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What Does it Cost to Install Reticulation?

We offer some general guidelines on our home page here, but the truth is it can vary considerably depending on the type of soil we need to dig in, the ease of accessibility and the simplicty or otherwise of the job. A new house is fairly easy to give an estimate for and we suggest that typical […]

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