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The Drip Store's Drip Irrigation Kit with 100 1 GPH PC Drip Emitters, Model K006


The Drip Store ft. s Drip Irrigation Kit with 100 1 GPH PC Drip Emitters, Model K006  Model K006
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This drip irrigation kit includes 200' 1/2" drip tubing and 100 pressure compensating drip emitters with flow rates of 1 GPH to cover up to 350 square foot garden.

Part #: K006
$89.74 ea.
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See Added Parts to expand your system by purchasing additional pieces separately.

The K006 Drip Irrigation Kit is one of The Drip Stores' custom designed kits that contains all the parts needed to cover a garden with up to 350 square feet. The kit includes 100 pressure compensating drip emitters with flow rates of 1 GPH (gallons per hour) that can be inserted directly into the 1/2” drip tubing or to the end of the 1/4” micro tubing. The K006 Drip Irrigation Kit also includes 200’ of high quality 1/2” drip irrigation tubing and 100’ of 1/4” micro tubing to water more than 100 plants, including roses, vines, shrubs, ground covers and trees. This drip irrigation kit includes all the components needed to water small, medium and large size plants, and it can accommodate a flow rate of up to 220 GPH, using 1 GPH drip emitters.

Drip irrigation is the slow application of water directly to the plants' root zone in a predetermined pattern. Maintaining an optimum moisture level in the soil at all times results in less water lost to the sun and the wind. No water is wasted on non-growth areas, and the root zone is maintained at its ideal moisture level, combining the proper balance of water and air for a very efficient irrigation system.
One of the most important features of a drip irrigation system is the creation of a totally new and more favorable root zone environment within the planting. Drip irrigation sustains this environment by using low flow rates to maintain constant soil moisture levels. This encourages better growth and disease resistance by reducing plant stress

Suggestion in connecting the 1/2" compression drip fittings. To install the 1/2" compression fittings, cut the drip tubing with a hand pruner, being careful to keep dirt from entering the line. Hold the compression fitting in one hand and the drip tubing in the other and force the drip tubing into the fitting by wiggling it from side to side. Make sure that the drip tubing is pushed into the compression fitting for about 1/2 to 5/8 of an inch for a very tight fit. No glue or clamps are required.

By: raskinner, 08/06/11

Everything went well. We are setting up for vacation. The palm punch is a little weak, should get the stronger one. Found out after inserting the fitting into the main line if you pull it out a touch it will seal against the inside wall of the main line keeps down the leaks. The .25 micro tubing is tough to push on. Might want to use something to soften it before pushing on. Very satified

  • Dripper flow rate: 1 GPH Black
  • Maximum incoming operating pressure: 100 PSI
  • Operating pressure: 10 to 45 PSI

Installation for K006

 

This drip irrigation kit has all the parts needed to start the system connecting to a faucet.  The Drip Store also includes instructions on how to start the system from a PVC pipe or a pipe thread.

Starting the irrigation system from a faucet:

  • Optional: If you wish to automate the system, first connect a battery-operated timer to the faucet (suggested model C001 - not included in this kit).
  1. Connect the 3/4" FHT x MHT backflow device to the controller or to the faucet if not used with a controller (model A015).
  2. Connect the 3/4" FHT x MHT filter (model F300) to the backflow device if used, or directly to the controller male outlet or faucet.
  3. Connect the 3/4" FHT x MHT pressure regulator (model A013) to the filter.

Optional: Starting the irrigation system from a PVC pipe:

  1. Glue to a 3/4" PVC pipe a PVC male adapter (model P357) (not included).
  2. Use the 3/4" MHT x MPT nipple (model A010) to connect to the pipe thread making sure to use 3-5 rounds of Teflon tape.
  3. Connect the 3/4" FHT X MHT battery-operated controller (model C001) (not included).to the nipple.
  4. Connect the 3/4" FHT x MHT backflow device to the controller (not included), or to the faucet (model A015).
  5. Connect the 3/4" FHT x MHT filter (model F300) to the backflow device, if used, or directly to the controller male outlet or faucet.
  6. Connect the 3/4" 25 PSI FHT x MHT pressure regulator (model A013) to the filter.

Steps to connect all others components:

  1. To the 3/4" FHT x MHT pressure regulator connect the 3/4" FHT swivel adapter (model LF503), to the adapter connect the poly tubing by wiggling and forcing the drip tubing into the compression side of the adapter and lay out the drip tubing to the garden area. The 1/2" drip tubing is used as the main line to deliver the water to the plants.
  2. Use the 1/2" elbow (model LF007) as needed.
  3. Use 1/2" coupling .700 O.D. (model LF001) to connect additional 1/2" drip tubing, or for repair.
  4. Used the 1/2" tee (model LF005) to split the 1/2" drip tubing if needed.
  5. Used the 1/2" elbow (model LF007) for a 90 degree layout if needed.
  6. Turn the water on and flush the line, and then close the end of the 1/2" drip tubing (model T003) using hose end (model A006).
  7. Use the 1/4" micro tubing (model T028) to extend the drippers to the plants that are far from the 1/2" drip irrigation tubing.  If all the plants are next to the path of the 1/2" drip tubing, the 1/4" micro tubing is not needed.
  8. Use the 1/4" barb (model SF001) to connect the 1/4" micro tubing to the 1/2" drip tubing. To connect the 1/4" micro tubing to the 1/2" drip tubing punch a hole in the 1/2" drip hose using the punch (model  A019) and insert the 1/4" barb, then connect the 1/4" micro tubing to the barb.

 

 

 

To water a diverse selection of plant sizes such as trees, shrubs, bulbs and perennials, the option below can be utilized:

Layout Option: For maximum system expansion using a single water source, and to better control the system’s total flow rate, use I GPH (gallons per hour) drippers (model D076). We recommend using drippers with the same flow rate to resolve the difficulty of irrigating a garden planted with a diversity of plant types and sizes, for example a garden with trees, shrubs, groundcovers, bulbs and perennials installed on the same system. To increase the amount of water applied to larger or thirstier plants, simply add more drippers, at intervals of 12” around the plant. This drip irrigation method provides the plant with a larger wetted area to cover a larger section of the plant root zone. By adjusting irrigation time, the right amount of water can then be applied evenly to all the plants.

  1. Suggested number of drippers per plant:
    1. Plants in close spacing: use a 1-GPH dripper every 10" to 12".
    2. Small plants up to 2 feet high spaced a few feet apart: use one 1-GPH dripper per plant.
    3. Plants 2' to 3' high: use 2 1-GPH drippers per plant spaced 12" apart.
    4. Plants 3' to 5' high: use 3 to 4 1-GPH drippers per plant, spaced 12" apart or loop the drip hose around the plant and insert the drippers every 12".
    5. Plants 5' to 7' high: use 4 to 6 1-GPH drippers per plant, spaced 12" apart or loop the drip hose around the plant with the drippers spaced 12” apart.
  2. Use the 1/2" holder stake (model S006) to secure the ½” drip hose to the ground.
  3. Use the 1/4" stake (if needed) (model S005) to hold and secure the micro tubing with the dripper near the plant area.
  4. Use the punch (model A019) to punch hole in the 1/2" drip tubing for the insertion of the drippers and 1/4" fittings if needed.
  5. Use goof plugs (if needed) (model SF007) to repair small holes in the 1/2" drip tubing. The goof plug may also be used to close the end of the 1/4" micro tubing.

 

Note:A pressure regulator is used to lower the incoming pressure to the drip system to the suggested operating pressure of 25 PSI, the recommended pressure for drip systems or micro-sprinklers.

 

How much time to water:  Turn the water onfor 45 minutes to 1 hour every two days, depending on your location and the soil type.  After a week or two check the soil and the health of the plants, and adjust the irrigation time as needed.  If you have an irrigation controller and you need to add more time, adjust the time on the controller or program the controller with additional start-times.

 

Kit QtyPart #ImageDescription
6A006A006 :  Figure “8” Hose End for 1/2” Drip Tubing  Figure “8” Hose End for 1/2” Drip Tubing
1A010A010 : 3/4” MPT x  3/4” MHT Nipple 3/4” MPT x 3/4” MHT Nipple
1A013A013 : 3/4 in.   FHT Basic Pressure Regulator, 25 PSI 3/4" FHT Basic Pressure Regulator, 25 PSI
1A015A015 : Backflow Preventer 3/4 in.  FHT x  3/4 in.  MHT Backflow Preventer 3/4" FHT x 3/4" MHT
1A019A019 : Palm Hole Punch Palm Hole Punch
100D076D076 : 1 GPH PC Drip Emitter,  Color Black, DIG DIG1 GPH PC Drip Emitter, Color Black, DIG
1F300F300 : 3/4 in.   in. Y in.  Style Filter with Hose Threads, 155 mesh, polyester screen, green 155 mesh, polyester screen, green3/4" "Y" Style Filter with Hose Threads, 155 mesh, polyester screen, green
3LF001LF001 : 1/2 in.  .700 OD Compression Coupling  1/2" .700 OD Compression Coupling
5LF005LF005 : 1/2 in.  .700 OD Compression Tee  1/2" .700 OD Compression Tee
2LF007LF007 : 1/2 in.  .700 OD Compression Elbow  1/2" .700 OD Compression Elbow
1LF503LF503 : 3/4” FHT x .700 O.D. Swivel Adapter with Washer  3/4” FHT x .700 O.D. Swivel Adapter with Washer
25S005S005 : 4” Supporting Stake for 1/8” or  1/4” Micro Tubing 4” Supporting Stake for 1/8” or 1/4” Micro Tubing
25S006S006 : 5” Hold Down Stake for 1/2” Drip Tubing 5” Hold Down Stake for 1/2” Drip Tubing
25SF001SF001 : 1/4 in.   Barbed Connector, Long 1/4" Barbed Connector, Long
1SF007SF007 : Goof Plugs, Strip of 10  Goof Plugs, Strip of 10
2T003T003 : DIG Corporation Drip Tubing, 100 ft. ,1/2 in.  coil with .700 OD 100 ft. ,1/2 in.  coil with .700 ODDIG Corporation Drip Tubing, 100’,1/2" coil with .700 OD
1T028T028 : 100’, 1/4 in.  Vinyl Black Micro Tubing  100’, 1/4" Vinyl Black Micro Tubing
KIT K006 contains a total of 201 pcs. for $89.74
ImageDescriptionPart #PriceQty.
A006 :  Figure “8” Hose End for 1/2” Drip Tubing  Figure “8” Hose End for 1/2” Drip Tubing A006$0.13 ea.
A010 : 3/4” MPT x  3/4” MHT Nipple 3/4” MPT x 3/4” MHT NippleA010$0.55 ea.
A013 : 3/4 in.   FHT Basic Pressure Regulator, 25 PSI 3/4" FHT Basic Pressure Regulator, 25 PSIA013$5.59 ea.
A015 : Backflow Preventer 3/4 in.  FHT x  3/4 in.  MHT Backflow Preventer 3/4" FHT x 3/4" MHTA015$3.11 ea.
A019 : Palm Hole Punch Palm Hole PunchA019$1.74 ea.
D076 : 1 GPH PC Drip Emitter,  Color Black, DIG, DIG DIG1 GPH PC Drip Emitter, Color Black, DIG, DIGD076$0.25 - $0.28 ea.
F300 : 3/4 in.   in. Y in.  Style Filter with Hose Threads, 155 mesh, polyester screen, green, 155 mesh, polyester screen, green 155 mesh, polyester screen, green3/4" "Y" Style Filter with Hose Threads, 155 mesh, polyester screen, green, 155 mesh, polyester screen, greenF300$9.50 ea.
LF001 : 1/2 in.  .700 OD Compression Coupling  1/2" .700 OD Compression Coupling LF001$0.48 ea.
LF005 : 1/2 in.  .700 OD Compression Tee  1/2" .700 OD Compression Tee LF005$0.72 ea.
LF007 : 1/2 in.  .700 OD Compression Elbow  1/2" .700 OD Compression Elbow LF007$0.69 ea.
LF503 : 3/4” FHT x .700 O.D. Swivel Adapter with Washer  3/4” FHT x .700 O.D. Swivel Adapter with Washer LF503$0.93 ea.
S005 : 4” Supporting Stake for 1/8” or  1/4” Micro Tubing 4” Supporting Stake for 1/8” or 1/4” Micro TubingS005$0.13 ea.
S006 : 5” Hold Down Stake for 1/2” Drip Tubing 5” Hold Down Stake for 1/2” Drip TubingS006$0.28 ea.
SF001 : 1/4 in.   Barbed Connector, Long 1/4" Barbed Connector, LongSF001$0.07 - $0.12 ea.
SF007 : Goof Plugs, Strip of 10  Goof Plugs, Strip of 10 SF007$0.25 - $0.29 ea.
T003 : DIG Corporation Drip Tubing, 100 ft. ,1/2 in.  coil with .700 OD, 100 ft. ,1/2 in.  coil with .700 OD 100 ft. ,1/2 in.  coil with .700 ODDIG Corporation Drip Tubing, 100’,1/2" coil with .700 OD, 100’,1/2" coil with .700 ODT003$10.98 ea.
T028 : 100’, 1/4 in.  Vinyl Black Micro Tubing  100’, 1/4" Vinyl Black Micro Tubing T028$6.84 ea.