Model # 897-926

Internet #202051577

Store SKU #897926

Melnor Deluxe Metal Pulsating Sprinkler with Tripod
0042206096104

Melnor

Deluxe Metal Pulsating Sprinkler with Tripod

$3997 /each
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The Melnor 5,600 sq. ft. Brass Impact Tripod Sprinkler is perfect for watering large areas. The pulsating sprinkler is attached to a durable metal tripod that extends 26-48 in. H and will water an area of up to 85 ft. in Dia.

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  • Assembled dimension: 3.75 in. W x 3.13 in. D x 29 in. H
  • Brass impact head with a die-cast metal base for durability
  • 5,600 sq. ft. coverage area
  • Tripod extends 26-48 in. in H
  • Pulsating action
  • 3/4 in. standard fitting size
  • For large area watering applications up to 85 ft. in Dia
  • Note: product may vary by store.

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Customer Questions & Answers

I have now purchased this item twice, and with both, the sprinkler goes in one direction and then just stops. What am I doing wrong???

Asked by: Anonymous
learn how to adjust an impact head
Answered by: kingpin79
Date published: 2017-07-03

Should the sprinkler work automatically when you turn on the water or is there an on/off switch on the sprinkler? Water is going through the hose.

but not coming out the sprinkler
Asked by: Anonymous
I had trouble with water coming out the bottom as well. Remove the small mesh ball and rubber washer from the sprinkler's hose connector. I then used a rubber washer I had on hand and it works great. I'm not sure what the mesh ball did - looked like a diffuser but it didn't work for me.
Answered by: Gardenlady
Date published: 2017-06-24

Is each leg adjustable independently?

in other words, can it be setup on a hill and adjusted so it would be level.
Asked by: hillside
yes
Answered by: kingpin79
Date published: 2017-06-15

how do I adjust it so it goes more than 10 ft from the nozzle

Asked by: meme
check your pressure, you need min. of 60 psi use a min. 5/8" hose under 50' in length. make sure your pipe size to hose bib is min. 3/4"
Answered by: kingpin79
Date published: 2017-06-15
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Customer Reviews

Deluxe Metal Pulsating Sprinkler with Tripod is rated 3.6 out of 5 by 149.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from How hard can it be to build a decent sprinkler? As an owner of a company that sells products into Home Depot and works extremely hard to achieve the highest quality, I am stunned with the inability of sprinkler manufacturers to build a simple sprinkler that can survive. I envision the engineers at Melnor spending more time on computer solitaire than in doing testing and failure engineering on their products. A sheet-metal part on our tripod sprinkler just fell off because the rivet snapped. Rivet was rusted or corroded - could not tell which. Should they design more robust rivets? Product also often decided not to rotate and locked in one position. Other than that this was a great product.
Date published: 2016-07-29
Rated 3 out of 5 by from These sprinklers are great, they are easy to use and most of all easy to adjust the spraying area... These sprinklers are great, they are easy to use and most of all easy to adjust the spraying area. No more pinching together the prongs like on the other ones. I am a senior and adjusting the other sprinklers was difficult, these have a totally differant type of adjusters. Simple and work great!!
Date published: 2017-04-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I read the reviews on the Melnor Deluxe Metal Pulsating Sprinkler with Tripod and wasn't really s... I read the reviews on the Melnor Deluxe Metal Pulsating Sprinkler with Tripod and wasn't really sold on it. Then I watched a video on YouTube showing this product in action. It looked like it would handle the watering of my wife's garden, so I took a chance. After I set the tripod where I wanted it, adjusted the stops for the coverage area, hooked up the hose and turned the water on, the sprinkler was not pulsating, and no matter how I adjusted the diffuser, the spray was not going to come close to the 40 foot plus radius (85 foot diameter) that is advertised. I looked it over and kept making adjustments without success. I had my neighbor come over to see if a fresh set of eyes could see something I wasn't. He couldn't get it to work either, and we're both pretty mechanical guys. The sprinkler didn't come with any instructions, so I went to Melnor's website where I found one page that was pretty useless. I also went back to YouTube to see if there were any helpful videos, but again, nothing. I'll be taking it back to Home Depot tomorrow.
Date published: 2017-06-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from The unit I purchased, for almost $40 no less, was utterly useless. Not only did it leak like an ... The unit I purchased, for almost $40 no less, was utterly useless. Not only did it leak like an open faucet from the head, but the spray pattern shot a jet of water straight out to it's furthest reach, soaking the ground 12 feet away, and dropping almost no moisture between that point and the sprinkler. And yes: 12 feet was the distance it reached. That's a total of 24 feet in range, not the 85 feet claimed.
Date published: 2017-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This pulsating sprinkler is what I wanted. The distance it can cover is nearly perfect for my ne... This pulsating sprinkler is what I wanted. The distance it can cover is nearly perfect for my needs. It is very easy to adjust the tripod height, diameter of area that is to be watered. My only issue with this purchase was the way it was shipped. There was not very much care in packing the tripod in a box, which was very large, with minimal packing material.
Date published: 2017-07-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Although the sprinkler does a good job of watering a Large area, the tripod is cheaply made. The... Although the sprinkler does a good job of watering a Large area, the tripod is cheaply made. The pins that hold the legs to the center post are a small cheap metal NOT secured with a small bolt. The pins are spread at the end and does not withstand and stress. I have replaced the pins with a small screw and nut.
Date published: 2017-06-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from This sprinkler didn't work for my needs. Doesn't mean it's a bad sprinkler. I needed it for my la... This sprinkler didn't work for my needs. Doesn't mean it's a bad sprinkler. I needed it for my large veg garden. The spray only hit perimeter. I returned and went back to old fashion sprinkler which for me is easy to adjust and works great. FYI I adjusted and adjusted it for hours. Just didn't work for me.
Date published: 2017-06-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great large area sprinkler The sprinkler head is durable and easy to adjust to full or partial circles. The tripod is sturdy and can be adjusted to level on uneven ground. The only problem is where the hose attaches. Don't pull a hose with the sprinkler, as it can pull the hose bib off of it's aluminium tube.
Date published: 2017-07-04
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