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Keith O 05-30-2008 07:20 AM

sprinkler pump question
 
I have a one hp Goulds sprinkler pump. Can I hook it up to a pressure switch, without a bladder, so it will turn on as a sprinkler valve or a faucet valve opens? I want to use it for sprinklers and other outside pre softener faucets at the same time.

travelover 05-30-2008 07:50 AM

I think you need at least a small tank with air in it or it will go crazy turning on and off.

Keith O 05-31-2008 04:32 PM

Thanks for the advice. I was thinking that might be the case.

victoriastiles 09-29-2011 06:32 AM

I was also having the problem in my sprinkler system. It is difficult to repair sprinklers. I tried to fix it, but it was not working. So I called the professional to fix the problem. And it is working properly now.

Speedbump 09-29-2011 07:20 AM

When you say sprinkler pump do you mean a jet or a centrifugal? The jet works fine with a pressure switch. The centrifugal on the other hand does not.


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