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Anyone have an opinion on the rainbird homeowner-friendly kit?

I have a strong bias saying do not pick a kit as a first or even early step. Get the important stuff first number of spray heads, location, type of heads (full circle vs partial), etc. As you dig into this you will learn the lower water pressure is a restriction. Over lapping zones assure everything is watered, at the expense of a few more heads, more zones, more digging, etc. But you don't want to install this and find there is a 10 by 15 foot area that doesn't get enough water until you have it running off your yard into the street elsewhere.

You will have repairs - How easy is it? (Hint - digging out a head is not fun.) In my experience this is an annual item in the spring and sometimes during the summer.

Eventually you will need to measure everything to determine locations. So why not do that and let a couple of companies bring back suggestions. Yes they will likely err on the side of too many - but at least you will have a starting point.
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