How to add a sprinkler to PVC pipe using 1/2" Eco-Lock

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Dig up 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 loose grass and soil on a tarp to keep things clean.

Cut pipe


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

Attach Eco-Lock elbow


Screw the 1/2" Eco-Lock MPT elbow into the PVC-Lock tee.

Attach PVC-Lock tee


Next, attach the PVC-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. (Pipe should be inserted 1" into each side of the fitting.) Rotate fitting to desired position.

Create Swing Joint (part 1)


To create a swing joint riser, begin by cutting a length of 1/2" Eco-Lock pipe to your needed length. (Length of pipe is determined by measuring the from sprinkler line to where you would like to place the sprinkler head.)

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 by pushing it into the 1/2" Eco-Lock elbow on your sprinkler line.

Position sprinkler


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

Test sprinkler and bury


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!