How to add a sprinkler using Eco-Lock

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Dig up area surrounding pipe


Begin by digging up the area surrounding the pipe. Be careful not to break the pipe in the process. You may want to put lose grass and soil on a tarp to keep things clean.

Cut Pipe


Once the pipe is uncovered, remove a small 1.5" section for the fitting. Be careful not to remove too much pipe.

Attach Street Elbow to Eco-Lock Tee


Insert the 1/2" Eco-Lock street elbow into the Eco-Lock tee.

Attach Eco-Lock Tee


Next, attach Eco-Lock tee fitting by simply pushing it onto the pipe. Some flexing of the pipe will be necessary. Push both ends until they are secure.

Create Swing Joint (part 1)


To create a swing joint riser, begin by cutting a length of 1/2" Eco-Lock pipe 8-12 inches in length. (Length of pipe is determined by distance of head from sprinkler line.)

Create Swing Joint (part 2)


Screw the 1/2" MPT elbow into the sprinkler head. Insert the 1/2" street elbow into the 1/2" MPT elbow. Then, insert the pre-cut 1/2" Eco-Lock pipe into the street elbow.

Attach Swing Joint


Insert the 1/2" Eco-Lock tubing and sprinkler assembly into the 1/2" street elbow on your sprinkler line.

Position Sprinkler


Position the sprinkler by rotating and moving to the desired location.

Test Sprinkler and Bury Line


Test the sprinkler by letting it run for 15-30 seconds, then burry the line with the dirt you removed.

Cover with Grass


Cover with grass and you're ready to go!