Adjustable sprinkler heads

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Adjustable sprinkler heads

Post by tedtoal » June 20th, 2019, 8:04 pm

I often have cases where a standard "rainbird-style" sprinkler head (for a pop-up sprinkler) just doesn't work, no matter which pattern it is or even if it is the adjustable type. For example, I now have a situation where I want a spray to the left and a spray to the right, but the right side should fan out at about 55 degrees while the left side needs to be only about 25 degrees.

My question is, does a more fully adjustable sprinkler head exist, that allows for two independent adjustable arcs (and adjustable spray height independent of pressure/water volume adjustment)? I haven't seen anything like this, but it seems like such an obvious product and one that shouldn't be too hard to design, that I figure there must be one somewhere. Has anybody seen anything like this?

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Re: Adjustable sprinkler heads

Post by HoosierLawnGnome » June 20th, 2019, 9:16 pm

I have rain bird adjustable rotors mostly.

Set the edge to 0 and the angle to 80 degrees.

My rainbords unscrew at the top to set the edge (0 degrees). Then I just adjust it as far as it needs to go.

Need a shovel and a small flat blade screwdriver.

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Re: Adjustable sprinkler heads

Post by bernstem » June 22nd, 2019, 3:08 pm

I don't know of any heads that allow two adjustable arcs. I think your only option is two install two heads - one for each arc.

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Post by HoosierLawnGnome » June 22nd, 2019, 8:47 pm

I read that as needing to pivot left 25 degrees and right 55 degrees from the end point. You need 2 arcs not one?

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Re: Adjustable sprinkler heads

Post by TimmyG » June 23rd, 2019, 10:18 pm

Me, too. I'd love to get some clarification from the OP. Otherwise, this seems silly. Since left and right are relative, how is this any different from just needing an 80° arc?


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Re: Adjustable sprinkler heads

Post by bernstem » July 4th, 2019, 2:02 pm

I assumed there is a small narrow spot between two garden beds or something like that so OP would need coverage for 0-55 and 180-205 with no spray coverage in between them from 55-180 and 205-360. Otherwise why the question?

OP only has one post so who knows if they are coming back.

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