Leaking Hunter PGP Sprinkler


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Old 09-02-18, 09:51 AM
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Question Leaking Hunter PGP Sprinkler

I was out re-adjusting some of my sprinklers, and one of them was a couple turns loose on the threaded pipe fitting in the ground. So I tightened it up, and now two of the sprinklers on that zone are leaking thru the cap threads. Obviously there was a leak on the pipe threads before and since I tightened it, the extra pressure is causing the cap threads to leak. Do these units have to be replaced, or will new seals fix this?
 
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Old 09-02-18, 01:44 PM
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I have been buying them on eBay for around $6 so have no idea of the repair cost,

BTW they now have the Ultra heads where you can actually remove the nozzle without destroying it, the nozzles are not interchangeable so watch what you are buying.
 
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You have been buying what for $6?
 
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Old 09-03-18, 12:16 PM
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Save yourself from grief. Just replace the leaking sprinkler heads (
 
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Old 09-03-18, 02:30 PM
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You have been buying what for $6?
New heads, looks like they are a bit more today but still less than $10.
 
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Old 09-04-18, 11:02 AM
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Almost seems harder to replace the whole unit, no? Since you have to dig the dirt out around it as not to get it on the threads.
 
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Old 09-04-18, 05:47 PM
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Actually it's very easy, dig a cone down about 10", pull out the cone of dirt, swap the head, slide the cone back in and done.

Done so many it takes 5 min each!
 
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Haha I hear you, it is easy. But it just seemed a bit easier to replace a seal rather than the whole unit then mess with the arc and distance adjustments again.
 
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Old 09-05-18, 09:28 AM
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Hi, which model head are you dealing with? Sorry, I now see you have PGP heads, this link m@y be of some help.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PepIotervU

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