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Midlo Snow Maker
08-13-2008, 01:10 AM
been awhile how's everyone doing?

found a leak on a 25-30 year old commercial site thought it was a tee leading to an island tip in the parking lot. we started digging and found a head that has not been seen in years, a root had grown over top of the head and no water would show up at all. this leak had to be one of the worst root infested ones i have repaired in a long while.

here is the start of it
http://img374.imageshack.us/img374/4140/picture016ca2.jpg


and the roots begin to pile up

http://img370.imageshack.us/img370/7938/picture017oc5.jpg


well look what we found


http://img374.imageshack.us/img374/6935/picture019ld3.jpg


http://img370.imageshack.us/img370/6670/picture021ev2.jpg


http://img370.imageshack.us/img370/4748/picture023hz0.jpg


http://img237.imageshack.us/img237/9810/picture025ej0.jpg


http://img237.imageshack.us/img237/5531/picture028zu4.jpg


http://img237.imageshack.us/img237/2594/picture031zn9.jpg


and here is a new job i picked up nice hat this grass is living on top of this head, i also found a rotor 10' in a pondhttp://www.easternuswx.com/bb/style_emoticons/default/wacko.gif


http://img374.imageshack.us/img374/2936/rotorhatfs4.gif

http://img237.imageshack.us/img237/2550/picture043iy9.jpg

came across this the other day too lol

http://img237.imageshack.us/img237/6092/picture014ov5.jpg

Waterit
08-13-2008, 01:37 AM
Great pics, Midlo. Awesome root growth, too. Maybe if you lined the area around the head with some vinyl siding...

rainswitch installer = :hammerhead:

lowvolumejeff
08-13-2008, 01:43 AM
Love the "rotor cap"

Jeff

Waterit
08-13-2008, 01:49 AM
Seems I remember one of the mfrs. (Hardie?) had a rotor back in the early or mid 80's that featured a cup on top of the head that would hold a plug of grass. Another stupid sprinkler idea.

FIMCO-MEISTER
08-13-2008, 06:57 AM
You are not outside the dripline. That tree is dead. Did you sanitize your shooters to avoid introducing pathogens into the root system?:) Haven't seen you in a while. Might want to let our newer posters know why you go by Midlo snow maker.

CAPT Stream Rotar
08-13-2008, 07:22 AM
mildo Pwns

Waterit
08-13-2008, 09:25 AM
Might want to let our newer posters know why you go by Midlo snow maker.

Please do...

DanaMac
08-13-2008, 09:38 AM
Might want to let our newer posters know why you go by Midlo snow maker.

Every year I consider buying one of those....... even if I just use it at my house

WalkGood
08-13-2008, 11:37 AM
i also found a rotor 10' in a pond

That's to water the pond grasses.

:rolleyes:

Dripit good
08-13-2008, 12:06 PM
Haven't seen you in a while. Might want to let our newer posters know why you go by Midlo snow maker.

Count me in as curious.

Based on his avatar, location and DanaMacs comment my guess would be he is the coolest dude (according to the neighborhood kids) by owning a snow making machine!

Mike Leary
08-13-2008, 03:28 PM
featured a cup on top of the head that would hold a plug of grass. Another stupid sprinkler idea.

The head is called a "sod cup" and it's made by Hunter; it retros into a I-40.
It's about the safest head made for sports fields, golf uses them too.

Waterit
08-13-2008, 04:50 PM
The head is called a "sod cup" and it's made by Hunter; it retros into a I-40.
It's about the safest head made for sports fields, golf uses them too.

Good to know I still have some gray matter working.

Mike Leary
08-13-2008, 05:23 PM
Good to know I still have some gray matter working.

Oh?.......