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Old 06-27-2013, 09:16 PM
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shop Vac Saved my bacon today

1.50 pipe 20 or so sprays wouldn't even come up....


30 mins with a shop vac change a bucket a few times she purred like a kitten..

Thank you shop vacers!!!!!!!!
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Old 06-27-2013, 10:04 PM
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1.50 pipe 20 or so sprays wouldn't even come up....


30 mins with a shop vac change a bucket a few times she purred like a kitten..

Thank you shop vacers!!!!!!!!
The fellow that first posted the shop vac tips is a freakin' genius!
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Old 06-28-2013, 11:48 AM
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The fellow that first posted the shop vac tips is a freakin' genius!
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He is a pretty clever fella.

I have decided to get small shop vacs for all three of us. I used mine recently with some 1/2" PVC taped to the hose, to suck out the dirt that was preventing my curb stop key from getting on the valve. Also used it on sucking out the dirt and rocks around a valve I needed to rebuild, rather than hack away with a screwdriver and my fingers. That guy is a genius.

I've got a small vac from Home Depot, that I think is called the Stinger. About the size of a 5 gallon bucket, but a little shorter.
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Old 06-27-2013, 10:17 PM
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Can you explain what exactly you did so I can store it in one of my brain files?this for sprinklers?
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Old 06-27-2013, 10:40 PM
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can you explain what exactly you did so i can store it in one of my brain files?this for sprinklers?
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Old 06-28-2013, 12:12 PM
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Cordless shopvac ..... oh where oh where are you?
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Old 06-28-2013, 03:12 PM
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Cordless shopvac ..... oh where oh where are you?
Ask and ye shall receive...

http://www.dewalt.com/tools/cordless...ums-dc500.aspx
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Old 06-28-2013, 03:32 PM
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#36 SAWZALL FOR ROOTS
# 37 cordless shop vac for dirt or water...prob.can blow out stuff also
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Old 06-28-2013, 03:44 PM
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# 37 cordless shop vac for dirt or water...prob.can blow out stuff also
Go with vintage to match your equipment.

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Old 06-28-2013, 04:03 PM
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This one would work well with Texas style systems that have multiple 6" valve boxes.

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