Drip TAPE - 100 ft
100 ft roll of drip tape

Drip TAPE - 100 ft

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Another EPIC find for our Gardens and Orchards! Thanks to our friend Scott we add this watering solution to our store. This is a favorite watering system for professional farmers. A flat tube with laser cut holes every 8 inches delivers water consistently across the whole length of tubing. Primarily for use in garden areas, excellent solution for orchards needing slow, application over larger areas. Supply List and Video Link below.
Item#: GS-IR-DT100
Availability = In stock.
Sold as = 100 ft of drip tape tubing. INCLUDED: PDF Parts list and installation instructions. Available as download.
Special Note = REQUIRED: Must use a pressure reducer in this system. 10 PSI is maximum allowed. Additional parts in Irrigation category.
Drip Tape - An extremely useful way to water your gardens and orchards.  
(Do not use in systems without a pressure reducer. Max allowed PSI = 10)


Click HERE to check out this video to see Farmer Greg and our friend Jake Mace put a drip tape system together. 

Included in this kit

  • 100 ft - Drip Tape

  • 5 - Poly to Drip connectors. These 'barbs' are used to connect the drip tape lines to the poly tubing (see step 7 below).

  • 1 - Repair Couplers (just-in-case)

  • 1 - 10psi Pressure Reducer


SUPPLIES NEEDED:

Pick up at your Local Hardware or Big Box Store:

  • 5/8 Poly tubing (measure from water supply up to and in garden bed)

  • 90’ elbows & T’s (as necessary to direct and split) 

  • Timer (If not already installed)

  • Valve (if not already installed)

  • Quick connect (to allow removal and replacement of chlorine filter)

  • Optional: 

    • Red Wire for securing 

    • Caps for poly tube (*see below for simple alternative)


ORDER OF INSTALL - With Water Flow

  1. Water supply

  2. Chlorine Filter (A quick connect on both sides will help in changing the internal filter)

  3. Timer & Valve(s)

  4. 10 psi Pressure Reducer (MUST HAVE!)

  5. 5/8 Poly tubing to the garden bed(s) 

  6. 5/8 Poly Tubing the short way across the bed(s)

  7. Single barb for each section of drip tape

  8. Drip Tape sections running long ways across the garden bed


*SIMPLE METHOD OF CLOSING OFF ENDS

With 5/8 Poly tubing

  1. Fold over approximately 2” of end of tubing at end

  2. wrap closed with red wire

With Drip Tape

  1. Cut a 2" piece of drip tape

  2. Fold over the last ~2 inches of the open end of the drip tape line

  3. Fold again

  4. Slip the 2" piece over the folded end.

  5. Voila! You have an effective cap in seconds!

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