Irrigation Popups replacement

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Old 05-08-2019, 07:06 PM
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OK been slowing replacing majority of my Popups sprinkler irrigation with Drippers/shower heads. Now I water the Plant and not the rocks. Absolutely no water wasted or running down the street. installed about 80 of these that water the plant and not the rock yard. Also, cut my water usage probably in half. the system off when pictures were taken. When on the sprinkler modified heads pop up where I didn't replace them with direct connecting pipe.

Here what I replaced them with or modified the popup with 6 or 4 outlet heads to run 1/4" tubing sprinklers drippers.
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Old 05-08-2019, 07:49 PM
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Great idea.Where did you get that style popup and what is it called?
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Old 05-08-2019, 07:52 PM
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I found them. Thanks for the idea.
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Old 05-08-2019, 09:17 PM
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I found them. Thanks for the idea.

You have to modify 6 or 4 multiple outlets if you don’t replace the pop up. The size and threads are not 1/2”. If you want to use the rain bird EMT-6X head for 6 outlets, you have take the pop up top off, separate it and epoxy it inside the EMT-6X cause it 1/2”. I have several extra spray nozzles to separate cause it you don’t clamp the pop up without the nozzle it hard to get back up to screw back on.

You also have to ream out the threads to get the spray nozzle threaded end to fit inside the EMT-6X so when you epoxy it it will screw on the pop up. I done this cause I could and didn’t want to dig out few pop ups. Just as easy to dig out the pop up and just screw 1/2” by
6” pipe or longer or shorter to get it at the right level.

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