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Old 05-30-2008, 07:20 AM  
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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.



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Old 05-30-2008, 07:50 AM  
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I think you need at least a small tank with air in it or it will go crazy turning on and off.



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Old 05-31-2008, 04:32 PM  
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Thanks for the advice. I was thinking that might be the case.

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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.

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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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