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View Poll Results: My preferred install method is:
I'm in blowout land and trench. 2 4.44%
I'm in blow out land and pull. 26 57.78%
I don't blow out and pull. 3 6.67%
I don't blow out and trench. 13 28.89%
I do either because? 1 2.22%
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Old 06-27-2010, 04:40 PM
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Poll pulling vs trenching

Just curious.
BUT i do have follow ups I want you to add to your vote. add other stuff as well.

I use rotors whenever i can.
I use sprays whenever I can.
I bid against (trenchers or pullers) and win because of (price or design)
My soil is ____________

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Old 06-27-2010, 05:10 PM
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trenches are for wenches
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Old 06-27-2010, 05:12 PM
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Boots do you need to wet your pants and post after me every time?
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Old 06-27-2010, 05:25 PM
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Boots do you need to display your innate superiority over me every time?
Can't be helped, son.
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Old 06-27-2010, 08:45 PM
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I winterize a small percentage of customers. Mainly due to the fact that temps drop below 32 a handful of nights in the winter so customers are willing to take the chance.
Everything is plowed. I can't imagine the cleanup mess involved with trench. IMO, a clean job gives the customer a professional perception of the contractor.
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Old 06-27-2010, 10:21 PM
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Can't be helped, son.
I guess you are NOT on "IGNORE" anymore.
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Old 06-27-2010, 10:25 PM
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I guess you are NOT on "IGNORE" anymore.
he is but I did take you off. not that I think you'll care.
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Old 06-27-2010, 10:39 PM
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Trench. Can go to below -40 in the winter. I blow.

Rotors and mini rotors whenever I can. Sprays dump too much water too fast. MP Rotators if I need a small area covered. Trenchers, pullers, and hand diggers are all in the area.

I get jobs from word of mouth. Quality installs are still in demand. Too many horror stories.

Soil varies from sand/clay in valley bottom near the river, to two inches of top soil and rock in the hills.

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Old 06-28-2010, 03:19 AM
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I trench, PVC sch40 is my preference. Poly is not common in my area except for maybe a few old Rain Jet systems.
I've never winterized an irrigation system. The joys of living in California

I use sprays on areas will they work, plain and simple.

^^^^Same for rotors^^^^^

My soils are generally clay with the exception being areas where lemon and orange groves used to be. My house is built on top of an old oil field so my soil is horrible clay.
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Sorry double post.
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