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Old 07-22-2015, 08:12 PM   #11
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Dave961, I see you left the "RED" tab on yours...I thought your suppose to remove that after installation is done, no?
Yes, pic was taken immediately after install while I was still covered in dirt.

They do say to remove the red tag to make sure when you close it will close all the way.
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Old 07-23-2015, 12:40 PM   #12
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How hard are those remote valves to install? I've done basic home plumbing with PVC and even copper. I've also done some irrigation work.
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Old 07-23-2015, 12:44 PM   #13
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I think the 'pain' would be getting the fittings the first time and the routing.
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Old 07-23-2015, 06:05 PM   #14
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The flanges that are "bolted" together along with circular seals and a flat plastic blade makes up the blade valve. The hardest part for me was pulling pipes / flanges apart to get the seals and blade in gracefully. I reused the flanges since the are the same. PVC cement had ran into the valve at the factory making it more challenging.
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Old 07-27-2015, 09:14 AM   #15
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I had the same issue with my rig...practically had to lie on the ground to get to the gray valve. I went with electric actuators. You can read the whole install, with some pics, here:

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