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2 Inch Sprinkler Valve

Unread postAuthor: nboyett » Tue Feb 12, 2008 7:51 pm

Has anyone modded this 2" Sprinkler Valve or any other 2" sprinkler valve?
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Unread postAuthor: fretmelter » Tue Feb 12, 2008 7:54 pm

wow that is big im not sure if anyone has modded one. im sure its not too different.
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Unread postAuthor: sjog » Tue Feb 12, 2008 8:00 pm

Go for it(to short)
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Unread postAuthor: bigbob12345 » Tue Feb 12, 2008 8:05 pm

Any sprinkler valve is modifyable some are just harder to mad than others so get it and if you cant mod it ask for help.
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Unread postAuthor: fretmelter » Tue Feb 12, 2008 8:07 pm

its like 70 dollars wasted if u cant mod it tho.
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Unread postAuthor: thespeedycicada » Tue Feb 12, 2008 8:13 pm

ah just make a piston valve itl save time and money.
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Unread postAuthor: nboyett » Tue Feb 12, 2008 8:18 pm

This is what it would be applied to...
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As you can see, it already has a ball valve, but its not the easiest thing to open, im looking for something more efficient

I dont know how to build a piston valve, could you point me in the right dirrection to a tutorial on how to do this?
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Unread postAuthor: daberno123 » Tue Feb 12, 2008 8:23 pm

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Unread postAuthor: bigbob12345 » Tue Feb 12, 2008 8:23 pm

First you will want to understad the concept of them
http://www.spudfiles.com/forums/piston- ... t8157.html
then you make one and im assuming thats 2in so
http://www.spudfiles.com/forums/how-to- ... 10381.html

Edit:daberno beat me to the piston valves explaind visually thing.
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Unread postAuthor: thespeedycicada » Tue Feb 12, 2008 8:25 pm

that pipe looks like dwv does it say NSF-PW?
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Unread postAuthor: PVC Arsenal 17 » Tue Feb 12, 2008 8:26 pm

I've done it.

http://www.spudfiles.com/forums/gutting ... 11434.html

If you need any help shoot me a PM.
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Unread postAuthor: fretmelter » Tue Feb 12, 2008 8:27 pm

wow if he can think of that then im sure he can grasp piston valves. But, piston valve aren't completely fool proof either.
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Unread postAuthor: bigbob12345 » Tue Feb 12, 2008 8:29 pm

thespeedycicada wrote:that pipe looks like dwv does it say NSF-PW?


Im pretty sure that thats DWV pipe cant tell for sure but I think your right
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Unread postAuthor: PVC Arsenal 17 » Tue Feb 12, 2008 8:31 pm

bigbob12345 wrote:
thespeedycicada wrote:that pipe looks like dwv does it say NSF-PW?


Im pretty sure that thats DWV pipe cant tell for sure but I think your right


How the hell can you tell just by looking at it? It's a f*cking pipe! The only way would be to read the print which is far too small.
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Unread postAuthor: nboyett » Tue Feb 12, 2008 8:32 pm

Its sch 40 pvc rated to 280psi
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