How To: Avoid stripping gears on a Rain Bird sprinkler head

Avoid stripping gears on a Rain Bird sprinkler head

Avoid stripping the gears in your Rain Bird 5000 Series Rotor Sprinkler Heads by never turning the turret against the turn. Sean Stefan from Sprinkler Daddy explains in this video tutorial that if you start turning from the left fixed edge to the right, never go back to the left until you've gone all the way to the right. If you don't follow these guidelines, you run the risk of stripping the gears in your Rain Bird 5000 Series sprinkler heads. Then what are you going to water your lawn with. Protect your grass. Do it right.

Watch this to see how to avoid stripping gears on a Rain Bird sprinkler head. Landscaping can't be easier than this.

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Thanks for tutorial I once tried to adjust a gear drive with my hand because it wasnt at the right pattern I accidentally turned the tourent past the stopping point not knowing i could have grabbed the body itself and heard a snap inside now it only waters one spot how can i fix it

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