Comment on Vigoro 3015V Sprinkler Timer Internals and Valve Design by Ferdinand L.

Vigoro 3015V Sprinkler Timer Internals and Valve DesignJon, Thanks so much for this. You’re quite good at determning how things work, graphical representation, technical description (and tearing things apart!). So, I’m curious: did this unit fail due to blockage of the restricted flow passage, unseating or of the spring, problem in the motor or gear to drive the pin, eclectronics, or…?
My Vigoro model operates somewhat differently, with ball valves. Still troubleshooting my failure…

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