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Old 09-26-2011, 06:08 PM
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Wow! Someone's got some nice new boots, biz must be doing well.
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Old 09-26-2011, 06:13 PM
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you should be using concrete boxes for the expensive work in the insubstantial soils - mister homeowner can have antisyphon valves, and like it

PS - that looks like a crap box you get at the home center
I didn't put them in. Concrete is a good idea but not practical since the HOA is not likely to spring for the expense, we have 36 of them in the ground in various places.

Don't know any home owners with 3" valves... yet
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Old 09-26-2011, 06:16 PM
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Wow! Someone's got some nice new boots, biz must be doing well.
Making a fortune replacing all these F-ing field boxes
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Old 09-26-2011, 06:32 PM
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I didn't put them in. Concrete is a good idea but not practical since the HOA is not likely to spring for the expense, we have 36 of them in the ground in various places.

Don't know any home owners with 3" valves... yet
I'm talking installation technique in soft soils. What some jackleg buffoon installed for low-bid money is in no way relevant to what makes a good install.
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Old 09-26-2011, 06:53 PM
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I'm talking installation technique in soft soils. What some jackleg buffoon installed for low-bid money is in no way relevant to what makes a good install.
No argument there; welcome to the Sunshine State
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