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Old 09-06-2014, 07:10 AM
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I thought this was pretty cool.

We have this 5-6 acre account on a dune in South Orleans here on the Cape.

The place was built 2 years ago. It was a GIANT F@ck show to do anything here. Well it went in. It's a 1.5 horse that draws some nasty rust. We have a rid "o" rust system installed and it works pretty good.

As this place was going in there were so many things going on, with so many guys doing so much, nobody made an as built as to where the spare conduit went.

Problem: When these people go to Europe they want their jacuzzi to stay full. The hot water is evaporating rapidly, and they don't want to pay someone to come by ever 3 days to fill it back up.

There is a 2'' conduit in the basement that the builder "thinks" went over to the pool mechanics, or close by. A very nice driveway and hardscape is in between the basement of the garage and the area near the pool mechanics. I have been tasked with finding where the mystery conduit in the basement ends.. I thought it was going to be real difficult, ended up being a piece of cake.


I had 6 stops to make this day, I was in a huge rush. I sputter my words in these videos, and rush clearly. Coupled with poor editing and my verbal dyslexia I apoligize. But I wanted to show you all me using my new 800. Also show some of you younger guys to how easy this tracking stuff really is. Video quality is poor.

Overview
http://vid660.photobucket.com/albums...n/MOV_9442.mp4

Basement
http://vid660.photobucket.com/albums...n/MOV_1300.mp4

Snake in conduit
http://vid660.photobucket.com/albums...n/MOV_2419.mp4

Tracking in garage and across driveway
http://vid660.photobucket.com/albums...n/IMG_1595.mp4

Ending point
http://vid660.photobucket.com/albums...n/MOV_3127.mp4

Pool Mechanics


With the pool mechanics to my back about a 30 foot dig to my end hole where the 2'' conduit sweeps up



My ending hole for the conduit flagged


Metal snake going in conduit


Lastly most important pic, Charlie the Fourth

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Old 09-06-2014, 07:17 AM
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Very good stuff...especially the last photo...my youngest turns 2 this month..

So...you needed to offer up your complimentary services while their gone to make sure the hot tub is working properly...every week or so...all you require is a few cold ones
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Old 09-06-2014, 09:48 AM
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Hey there, Charlie IV !!
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Old 09-06-2014, 01:54 PM
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Hey forth!!!!
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Old 09-08-2014, 10:44 AM
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Maybe I am doing something wrong? I click on your videos and quicktime opens them up and plays them but the video screen is 1 inch wide and not even 2 inches tall.
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Old 09-08-2014, 11:39 AM
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Capt, how long of a distance was that pipe you think?

Seems like the snake had no problem navigating the 90 fittings (or whatever fittings did exist)?

Thanks for the video, (consider this text encouragement to continue posting these descriptive-intructional type videos, i cant think of much on this site that i enjoy more than educational videos that Jim, and now you, have begun posting)

Good stuff.
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Old 09-09-2014, 01:49 PM
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Great post. The pics and video really paint the picture. Keep 'em coming!
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Old 09-09-2014, 04:07 PM
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Capt, how long of a distance was that pipe you think?

Seems like the snake had no problem navigating the 90 fittings (or whatever fittings did exist)?

Thanks for the video, (consider this text encouragement to continue posting these descriptive-intructional type videos, i cant think of much on this site that i enjoy more than educational videos that Jim, and now you, have begun posting)

Good stuff.
Thanks Rhett!

I would say somewhere around 80 feet from start to finish .
Really fun project.
Only a few fittings I felt.

Twisting the snake right past them.

I wish I could do this type of stuff all day long
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Old 09-09-2014, 08:57 PM
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I forwarded the link to Armada Eddie. Maybe they'll think it's as cool as we do.
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