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Old 03-19-2012, 11:50 AM
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Yup. Seen that type of "repair" a few times. Multiple odd ball fittings to move a head.
I encountered one with a 24" cobra connector because they poured wider stairs. Of course that meant the PVC ell was embedded with one end of the cobra underneath. They called me out because somehow the cobra split and there was water coming out form underneath the stairs. I had to go at it carefully with my hand sledge and chisel and chip as much concrete out as I could w/o cracking the stairs.

Looks like they still make them. Do any of you use them? I thought they were nifty when they first came out. I'd hate to have to service any jobs where I installed them now.
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Old 03-19-2012, 02:35 PM
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I used 'em when they first came out. Unfortunately they are prone to clogging if debris gets into them.
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Old 03-19-2012, 04:55 PM
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I've seen (read: replaced) a few of those.

The irrigation version of smurf pipe.
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Old 03-23-2012, 07:16 PM
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New discoveries! K-Rain indexing valve mounted in mid-air (see next post for why).
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Old 03-23-2012, 07:19 PM
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And here's why: pump and well about 10 ft. down in a pit.
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Anyone care to guess why the driller would do such a thing?
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Old 03-23-2012, 07:26 PM
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So he could prime the pump without bending over?
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Old 03-23-2012, 07:29 PM
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So he could prime the pump without bending over?
Take another look (and guess) - no way to prime this without the help of a stepladder...
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Old 03-23-2012, 07:32 PM
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And here's why: pump and well about 10 ft. down in a pit.
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Anyone care to guess why the driller would do such a thing?
for the same reason a blue whale's throat is the size of a dinner plate.
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Old 03-23-2012, 07:32 PM
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Take another look (and guess) - no way to prime this without the help of a stepladder...
I could
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Old 03-23-2012, 09:24 PM
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Looks like he had to elevate from the norm.
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