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Old 01-26-2010, 01:37 AM
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Thanks Turfnh20man, that helps quite a bit!
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Old 01-29-2010, 08:44 AM
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Need to Know how much of a markup do you guys put on RPZ valves. For example, a Febco 825 Y would cost me around 190.00, and I've seen some retail for as little as 220.00 and as high as 407.00. Just curious.
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Old 01-29-2010, 08:50 AM
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1" = $379.74 , suggested list right off my suppliers price list ( 2009)
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Old 05-08-2011, 10:43 PM
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Drip Question- If i have drip zones(beds) that are not connected with each other...do i have to put a valve for each drip zone or can i attach them with some PVC? we are new to irrigation any input would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 05-09-2011, 05:13 AM
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prolly easier to put a valve for each and wire em together if ya want.
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Old 05-09-2011, 07:14 AM
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Ok thanks for the info
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Old 09-26-2011, 09:14 PM
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Hello Everyone:

The best advice I could give to anyone is.....SERVICE, SERVICE, SERVICE. Although Installing systems give you insight and experience of seeing whats in the ground and how it gets there....I will say that my best SERVICE technicians where Install foremans.

Also, Residential Service is a world apart from commercial service. Over the years I can only count on one hand the service calls we did for single family residential....Commercial Sites are the training grounds....Once you repair a 6" mainline 5' deep in a burm.....you can fix any 1" mainline on a residential system. Once you track out your first cut wire on a clock with 48 zones that cover 30 acres.....You can find and repair any wire break on a residential system.....

My point is...Go for it...There is plenty of commercial service work available and not enough irrigation companies.

If anyone needs help....Let me know.

Thanks
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Hello Everyone:

The best advice I could give to anyone is.....SERVICE, SERVICE, SERVICE. Although Installing systems give you insight and experience of seeing whats in the ground and how it gets there....I will say that my best SERVICE technicians where Install foremans.

Also, Residential Service is a world apart from commercial service. Over the years I can only count on one hand the service calls we did for single family residential....Commercial Sites are the training grounds....Once you repair a 6" mainline 5' deep in a burm.....you can fix any 1" mainline on a residential system. Once you track out your first cut wire on a clock with 48 zones that cover 30 acres.....You can find and repair any wire break on a residential system.....

My point is...Go for it...There is plenty of commercial service work available and not enough irrigation companies.

If anyone needs help....Let me know.

Thanks
All the work I've done is residential. Up until this year I've been a solo operation, but once spring gets going there's a good chance I might be getting some help. How does one get started doing commercial work?
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First, you have to get the capability of doing big commercial work.
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Old 02-13-2012, 12:28 AM
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First, you have to get the capability of doing big commercial work.
Then you have to have the fortitude to withstand the shenanigans of your fellow subs and ba!!s big enough to withstand the beating you'll take from general contractors.
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