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Old 09-21-2011, 12:04 PM
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Old 09-21-2011, 12:18 PM
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I still like the Febco controller I found a few years ago.
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Old 09-21-2011, 12:29 PM
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no epoxy glue in that one, I bet - how were the run times adjusted?
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Old 09-21-2011, 11:05 PM
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In the semi-modern days, we used to use the the Irritrol MC series to test the pups for competence; prolly the hardest clock to program I've ever run into.
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Old 09-21-2011, 11:48 PM
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In the semi-modern days, we used to use the the Irritrol MC series to test the pups for competence; prolly the hardest clock to program I've ever run into.
Don't think I've ever seen that one, but the worst for me was the Johns/Manville.
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Old 09-21-2011, 11:54 PM
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They still make a version. And they are still a pain in the butt to program.

http://www.irritrol.com/controllers/...llers_mce.html
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Old 09-22-2011, 12:03 AM
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In the semi-modern days, we used to use the the Irritrol MC series to test the pups for competence; prolly the hardest clock to program I've ever run into.
Agreed ... serious PITA!
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Old 09-22-2011, 01:06 AM
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No way. Irritrol MC was pretty much the standard commercial controller here. Easy peasy. Current version required reading the manual. Johns Manville was the most challenging ever.
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Old 09-24-2011, 03:00 AM
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Yeah those irritrols aren't that hard, it's what I've used allot of irritrols to train on in the past.

Those intermatics are a trip. I've seen them as lawn genie and richdel. I think the "Skip-a-day accessory" was only a bag of pins that they sent you for probably an extra $2.00.

These timers were on the lame side even then. Nothing holds up to some of the old hydraulic controllers that had a ton of "1/4 copper lines run into it from the zone valves. Some of the old clocks around here are mostly at place like institutions or, old peoples garages.
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Old 09-24-2011, 12:51 PM
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Oddly enough, I had a ton of Hardie "Touch Command" clocks in service and loved them, but the guy that bought my business could never figure them out, it's like they were out to screw him over, and they did!
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