Nelson Irrigation Australia

FT5 Feedtube Assembly (10 mm)

Quick-disconnect feedtube assembly for larger stakes using R10T, R2000, & R2000WF Rotator® sprinklers ideal for portable systems.

A hazelnut field with cover crop irrigated with Nelson R10 Rotator® sprinklers for full coverage


The quick disconnect and reconnect feature of FT5 facilitates the use of polyethylene pipe in a portable irrigation system. An 8 mm rod stake (not included) offers flexibility in sprinkler mounting height and stake depth and is ideal for taller installations.

  • Compatible with 8 mm x 48" (122 mm) steel rod stake (order separately).
  • Compatible with 1/2" ACME threaded sprinklers using the included stake adapter (#9677).
  • Includes 36" (91 cm) of 10 mm flexible PVC tubing
  • The included #9739 QC 10 mm barb, and #9740 QC LTO work best in low density polyethylene pipe from 1 ¼” to 2” in size with a pressure rating between 50 and 80 PSI.
  • Use the rod stake installation tool (#10287) in rocky or hard soils.
  • Do not exceed 2.4 gpm (545 lph)