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Old 04-07-2013, 02:29 PM
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I once had a client present me with an already-just-sodded lawn surrounding a swimming pool they had added. Since none of the new sod extended as far as 25 feet from the deck around the pool, I just plumbed a few zones from the water source near the pool, and tucked funny pipe under the sod next to the deck, and covered the lawn with heads spraying away from the deck. Two heads per run of funny pipe. Worked just fine.
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Old 04-12-2013, 01:18 AM
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That's bad, but I left a customers house today who had "a contractor that gave her a good price" install her system. 3 zones, 1 pipe, with valves above ground, running around her house, TELEPHONE wire running with the pipe, and a indoor clock mounted on the side of the house, with half of the ditch uncovered because "it was fall and you don't need it right now," now he is nowhere to be found. Poor lady, I gave her a estimate for a 5 zone install and rip out. I'm doing a drainage job at her neighbors on Tuesday, so I'll snap some pictures of this. It's the worst I've ever seen.

Edit: Forgot the best part. It was stubbed up next to a faucet outside of the garage where he was going to hook into that instead of the meter.

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Old 04-12-2013, 08:36 AM
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Amazing... Can't make this stuff up...
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Old 04-19-2013, 09:26 PM
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Gee, funny pipe is not that bad...
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Old 06-24-2013, 04:20 PM
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I once had a client present me with an already-just-sodded lawn surrounding a swimming pool they had added. Since none of the new sod extended as far as 25 feet from the deck around the pool, I just plumbed a few zones from the water source near the pool, and tucked funny pipe under the sod next to the deck, and covered the lawn with heads spraying away from the deck. Two heads per run of funny pipe. Worked just fine.
Quickest way to post this Chief.

Just can't dream this up.
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Old 06-24-2013, 05:42 PM
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Quickest way to post this Chief.

Just can't dream this up.
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this is the sort of fun thing you can accomplish when you have all the tech data, and can run the numbers
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Old 06-24-2013, 10:11 PM
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I hate to sound like an idiot, but what is funny pipe? Is it the same material as used on swing joints? Or something else?
We run all PVC down here so I don't hardly know what poly is (JUSTKIDDING)
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Old 06-24-2013, 10:39 PM
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I hate to sound like an idiot, but what is funny pipe? Is it the same material as used on swing joints? Or something else?
We run all PVC down here so I don't hardly know what poly is (JUSTKIDDING)
Funny pipe is the same as swing pipe, 3/8 flexible line.
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Old 06-30-2013, 01:09 AM
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Knees,hi just noticed you might be interested in hooking up with another guy for maybe handling some of your service calls,,,,I think we might be good for each other,,,I see you guys are in deer park,I'm in Medford,,
Shoot me a text at my e-mail myglock9@optonline.net with your number and ill give you a call and see what we can work out,,,,,thanks
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Old 06-30-2013, 09:38 AM
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Couldn't you have a more demure email address, like ibuildsuitcasenukes@babyturtles.net
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