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Old 02-22-2012, 07:08 PM
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Nice boot shot; at least it's sch 40.
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Old 02-22-2012, 08:10 PM
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This is what happens when you place a valve 3' away from a large oak tree.
Yup, there is a valve in there. Took me almost 1/2 an hour to get the valve box to come out of the root mass.
I was being real careful with the solenoid wire, pictured on the tail gate, until I realized it was a root.
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Old 02-23-2012, 06:05 AM
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wow... the power of roots....great pics!
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Old 02-23-2012, 09:48 AM
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I was being real careful with the solenoid wire, pictured on the tail gate, until I realized it was a root.
Nice work on getting that "wire" out intact.
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Old 02-23-2012, 11:38 AM
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I don't know that valve (wish we could zoom in on pics like my Airstream site enables us), but the white center part of the diaphragm appears chewed-on. Was that the problem?
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Old 02-23-2012, 01:40 PM
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PGA bonnet. No diaphragm there in the picture.
The valve was leaking where the bonnet and body meet. Topped out the valve and wrenched it down good.
I would have preferred to replace it but the guy is already gonna choke on the bill for all of the other repairs. To go along with that it looks like his sewer line is broken too:
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Old 03-02-2012, 09:42 PM
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Phone wire and masking tape. At least they numbered the connections
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Old 03-02-2012, 10:03 PM
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Old 03-06-2012, 05:44 PM
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Took over a new site for a long time client last month. I knew it was going to be an interesting day reviewing the irrigation system when the first controller on the site that I walked up to looked like this....





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Old 03-06-2012, 06:07 PM
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