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Old 01-22-2009, 04:50 PM
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Yes..

Didn't pay enough attention to your question.......paid more to the responses.

You sound as if you know the proper answer. In a perfect world list the head type then the area (turf, beds, then area of location) You could also state the optimal run times for your zones and cycles. A piker though may not take into consideration the seasonal increase and decrease based on historical ET.
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Old 01-22-2009, 05:08 PM
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Sometimes, when I install a new controller for a confusingly laid out system, I'll use compass terms, and include a line that reads "You are facing west"
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Old 01-22-2009, 07:44 PM
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Wish I had the proverbial nickel for clocks that I opened up to find NO zone chart.
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Old 01-22-2009, 07:50 PM
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Wish I had the proverbial nickel for clocks that I opened up to find NO zone chart.
I'd say 98% of the systems I work on do not have one.

I'm hoping to change that this year. I want to provide an evaluation/assessment sheet with all system (if time is available of course). Provide listing of components, zones, pressure, and of course inadequacies and possible upgrades .
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Old 01-22-2009, 08:00 PM
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I've done that, foot in mouth, quite a few times; looked at the system, asked the client, "what idiot installed this?" Had them answer, "I did."
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Old 01-22-2009, 08:07 PM
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See the difference? The same information just formatted differently.
Compass direction and orientation to house, general vegetation type, general sprinkler type
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Old 01-22-2009, 08:15 PM
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Compass direction and orientation to house, general vegetation type, general sprinkler type
Nope, I made that mistake one time on dual 48 zoners; separated turf and plantings; made the walk-through insane to this day. I'm not going to re-wire those clocks and I know my man Russ is not going to either.
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Old 01-22-2009, 08:31 PM
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Nope, I made that mistake one time on dual 48 zoners; separated turf and plantings; made the walk-through insane to this day. I'm not going to re-wire those clocks and I know my man Russ is not going to either.
1) Ummmm, what does that have to do with my post

2) I wire clocks by location of valve group and valve with respect to source, and all with respect to the controller. How I wire the controller has nothing to do with how I program it.

Oh, and I usually start with the valve group closest to the site supply (i.e. front on most lots)
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Old 01-22-2009, 08:35 PM
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1) Ummmm, what does that have to do with my post
What post? I was simply stating a opinion on wiring clocks. Jeez, lighten up. Where's the pics, chief? Last I saw was some Carson valve boxes.

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Old 01-22-2009, 08:43 PM
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What post? I was simply stating a opinion on wiring clocks. Jeez, lighten up. Where's the pics, chief?
You quoted me ..... on your second bottle already?

BTW, here is your pic

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