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Old 06-06-2012, 08:30 PM
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very efficient irrigation....
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1989 BlueChevy 1500 Extended cab with FULL bed
1978 7ft Sears cargo trailer with added wood inserts to hold both my weedeaters
3 1976-83 vintage lawnboy lawnmowers with full self propel features as well as mulch kits
2 Sears electric weedeaters
1 green machine electric leaf blower
1 sears articulating hedge trimmer-electric
2 50ft power cords
3 Leaf rakes
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Old 06-06-2012, 08:33 PM
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these watered across patios and hardscapes...all acceptable to the homeowners whose plants they watered-
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1989 BlueChevy 1500 Extended cab with FULL bed
1978 7ft Sears cargo trailer with added wood inserts to hold both my weedeaters
3 1976-83 vintage lawnboy lawnmowers with full self propel features as well as mulch kits
2 Sears electric weedeaters
1 green machine electric leaf blower
1 sears articulating hedge trimmer-electric
2 50ft power cords
3 Leaf rakes
1 shovel
1 pocket knife
cooler for beer
lawn chair to enjoy a beer while I wait for the cash to be handed to me
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Old 06-06-2012, 08:38 PM
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nice placement of bush...rotor waters grass on other side -
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1989 BlueChevy 1500 Extended cab with FULL bed
1978 7ft Sears cargo trailer with added wood inserts to hold both my weedeaters
3 1976-83 vintage lawnboy lawnmowers with full self propel features as well as mulch kits
2 Sears electric weedeaters
1 green machine electric leaf blower
1 sears articulating hedge trimmer-electric
2 50ft power cords
3 Leaf rakes
1 shovel
1 pocket knife
cooler for beer
lawn chair to enjoy a beer while I wait for the cash to be handed to me
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Old 06-06-2012, 08:48 PM
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I see that stuff almost every day. The landscaper comes in and makes a bunch of changes whilst ignoring anything irrigation related.
Landscaper makes out like a bandit and leaves the HO to deal with the irrigation issues (with what's left of their money).
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Old 06-06-2012, 09:10 PM
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this property also has a controller with 3 valves on it...one zone has 3 rotors, the next has one rotor and the third has 4 rotors on it--all the rotors water wide open areas, plants, grass, trees...whatever
-they are trying to understand why they spend so much on water-

we worked on the property 6 or 7 years ago and they stopped using us as we continually told them that what they were doing was wasting water and that they needed to add zones...etc..
fast foreward many years and the proeprty has many more coverage problems as tons of plants have been added to turf
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1989 BlueChevy 1500 Extended cab with FULL bed
1978 7ft Sears cargo trailer with added wood inserts to hold both my weedeaters
3 1976-83 vintage lawnboy lawnmowers with full self propel features as well as mulch kits
2 Sears electric weedeaters
1 green machine electric leaf blower
1 sears articulating hedge trimmer-electric
2 50ft power cords
3 Leaf rakes
1 shovel
1 pocket knife
cooler for beer
lawn chair to enjoy a beer while I wait for the cash to be handed to me
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Old 06-06-2012, 09:21 PM
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A setup I've never seen before..


1/2" Drip tubing running around a shrub area with 1/4 "drip tubing Tapped off and running to this... The 1/4 Drip Tubing is SUPPLYING these 4" irritrol spray heads with extremely low flow nozzles.


For what it is it works.

One of the nozzles was clogged so I tried to put in a 8F and it wouldn't pop up. I dug it up and found this!
I have those on a few jobs, work just fine for me.
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Old 06-11-2012, 06:50 PM
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I am entering myself into the hall. I forgot to take a pic but here is how it went. A few years ago At a place I take care of they cemented a head into the cobblestone curbing but it still worked so I left well enough alone. But then last week someone broke the turret off the top and water was shooting straight up. I told the owners we need to bust up the curb to repair it. The asked if there was another way. I said I would try. The head was mounted on a cutoff riser directly on the lateral. The pipe continued under the driveway to feed the rest of the zone so I couldn't just cut it and move it. So I filled the can of the PGP with a tube of PL premium construction adheasive and installed a new head next to it. Not my proudest moment but it worked.
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Old 06-11-2012, 07:05 PM
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when duct tape wont hold it, PL always will!!
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Old 06-11-2012, 07:06 PM
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So I filled the can of the PGP with a tube of PL premium construction adheasive and installed a new head next to it. Not my proudest moment but it worked.
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Not for long I would think, but would probably leak less than a PGP anyways.
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Old 06-11-2012, 07:07 PM
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You should submit your letter of resignation and go join the piker forum.
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