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Old 08-10-2011, 04:18 PM
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And as you say a lot of times they are just loose , and that brings us right back to your pic of the dingy owned by the guy in the head tightening buss.

I dont know about others , but I actualy like selling sprinkler heads.
Had to think a bit to recall what you were referring to with the dinghy!

If I have to dig out a head, it's getting replaced.
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Old 08-10-2011, 04:22 PM
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I dont know about others , but I actualy like selling sprinkler heads.
I prefer happy customers and not replacing heads before 5 years. I have 30+ year old Toro rotors that still don't leak.
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Old 08-10-2011, 04:23 PM
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good man , who the hell wants to spend 5 min selling a $2 part.
Shafts are always scored/grooved. A new seal wont fix that.
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Old 08-10-2011, 04:23 PM
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Had to think a bit to recall what you were referring to with the dinghy!

If I have to dig out a head, it's getting replaced.
As crazy as it may sound , people are more likely to complain about a service call and a $2 part then a service call and $25-$30 for a head.
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Old 08-10-2011, 04:24 PM
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I prefer happy customers and not replacing heads before 5 years. I have 30+ year old Toro rotors that still don't leak.
So what do you sell? Just clock upgrades?
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Old 08-10-2011, 04:31 PM
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Like I said, replacing Hunter with RainBird. It makes you look bad when the equipment you install doesn't last 5 years.
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Old 08-10-2011, 04:38 PM
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Not enough water in most houses here to run rb,s and do matched. Nozzle selection dosnt go low enough. I have been putting some rb,s in new installs running full circles. Also been testing out krains too.
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Old 08-10-2011, 04:40 PM
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I just deposited a check from a customer , tech was there last week changed 8 pgp,s . This is after I changed 12 at startup. Not one leak all stopped turning because of massive iron buildup. Gotta say I was kinda shocked not to see any leaking.
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Old 08-10-2011, 04:49 PM
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Pretty sad if you can't run 1 gpm 90's and 2 gpm 180's. Krain's are nothing more than upgraded PGP's.
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Old 08-10-2011, 04:56 PM
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I just deposited a check from a customer , tech was there last week changed 8 pgp,s . This is after I changed 12 at startup. Not one leak all stopped turning because of massive iron buildup. Gotta say I was kinda shocked not to see any leaking.
Yea, that's great. 20 PGP's not rotating.
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