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Old 12-18-2012, 10:53 PM
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Advice for getting into the irrigation business?

I currently mow yards and would like to expand into irrigation. I know a guy in town who has an lawn irrigation company that would let me work with him to learn hands on so I plan on taking advantage of that.

What I would like to know is are there any online programs or good books I could study over the winter to get going on this? I would like to learn as much as possible this winter.

Thanks for any help!
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Old 12-19-2012, 11:14 AM
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I don't know if it's been up-graded, but a great primer for me was:
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Old 12-19-2012, 11:17 AM
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Irrigation Association has a book store too.
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Old 12-19-2012, 03:54 PM
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Thanks for the replies. I really appreciate the links, saves me some time!

Merry Christmas!
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Old 12-19-2012, 04:32 PM
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If you have the skills as a diagnostician, repair work is the surest income. Installers come and go. Repair work is forever.
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Old 12-19-2012, 04:44 PM
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If you have the skills as a diagnostician, repair work is the surest income. Installers come and go. Repair work is forever.
No doubt about that!
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Old 12-19-2012, 04:52 PM
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and once the service work starts to come in

don't forget sprinkler buddy!!
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Old 12-19-2012, 05:05 PM
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It's not as glamerous or easy as trade magazines make it out to be. Money can be made but it can br hard work, especially on your body.
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