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Old 08-10-2011, 02:21 AM
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1st time home owner needs help please

like the title states Im 23 and just bought my first home and I cant afford a complete sprinkler system quotes have been 3k-5k. I just want to do a simple 100ft PVC pipe with 4 or 5 rain bird pop up sprinklers of sort. The yard wrapes around from the front to the side and i wanna bury the pvc under the bark. after reading on the internet about GPM and PSI corrisponding with head preasure im all kinds of confused. can anybody help and i understand if yall dont wanna give away your skills for free, thanks in advance
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Old 08-10-2011, 06:52 AM
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Save up till ya can have a real one put in.
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Old 08-10-2011, 07:47 AM
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Ditto You'd be better with a hose timer and hoses until you can afford to bite the bullet.
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Old 08-10-2011, 09:12 AM
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What you are asking, is for professionals in the industry that do this for a living, to give you advice on how to install a hack sprinkler system that will be substandard, inefficient, tacky, not meeting building codes, and just plain ol' cheap. You won't get a lot of help from us. Sorry.
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Old 08-10-2011, 09:16 AM
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Even if you wanted to install it right, you came to the wrong place.
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Old 08-10-2011, 09:21 AM
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I second the hose timer and hoses route. Heck, I've got that in my backyard right now.
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Old 08-10-2011, 09:25 AM
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I second the hose timer and hoses route. Heck, I've got that in my backyard right now.
So do I.
I have two 5004s on stands that are hooked up to hoses. I put water when I want, and put them away for the winter. Sprinkler systems are too expensive and troublesome.
I also have native grass and live in the forest though.
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Old 08-10-2011, 09:38 AM
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Old 08-10-2011, 11:50 AM
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What you are asking, is for professionals in the industry that do this for a living, to give you advice on how to install a hack sprinkler system that will be substandard, inefficient, tacky, not meeting building codes, and just plain ol' cheap. You won't get a lot of help from us. Sorry.
thats why I said in my intro if yall didnt want to help i would understand and you shouldnt have wasted ur time with the responce, thanks for your input though.
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Old 08-10-2011, 11:50 AM
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I'm not knocking you for trying, just letting you know what you'll get from us here.
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