How to add a sprinkler using Eco-Lock

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Dig up area surrounding pipe

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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

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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

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

Attach Eco-Lock Tee

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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)

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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)

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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

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

Position Sprinkler

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

Test Sprinkler and Bury Line

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

Cover with Grass

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Cover with grass and you're ready to go!