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Old 09-03-2011, 03:13 PM
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I always thought it would be cool, in retirement, to become a "water cop". I soon realized my remains would be buried next to Jimmy Hoffa.
jimmy hoffa's buried in a motor home?
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Old 09-03-2011, 03:23 PM
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jimmy hoffa's buried in a motor home?
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Old 09-03-2011, 06:40 PM
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I always thought it would be cool, in retirement, to become a "water cop". I soon realized my remains would be buried next to Jimmy Hoffa.
I never come across inspectors here in Sydney, but during our strict water restrictions there were heaps of "Water Restrictions officers" - mainly obese middle aged men who would drive around fining people $220 if they were caught using sprinklers, or watering at the wrong time. Two of them rocked up at one of my clients at 2am with a torch when the system was running and found a shrubbler under a Rose that was slightly trickling instead of dripping. They came back at 8am to fine her. She protested and explained how she had spent a lot of money converting it from sprinklers to drip and how she also had a rain sensor installed. I met with the officers later that day and one of them pointed to a shrub head on a 1/2" sch 80 riser and asked if it was the rain sensor.

His partner facepalmed while I gave him a spray about not even knowing what a sprinkler was or what a rain sensor looked like.
I had a few dramas with the clowns over the years and would have loved to bury a few of them.
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Old 09-03-2011, 11:23 PM
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No inspectors here and licisenses are a new concept. I actually wasnt even called to fix this, the entrance monument had 3 broken pipes that no one knew what happened on. Of couse I found it interesting that there was a brand new marketing sign 3' from where the shattered pr200 pipes were. And of course I didnt have ANY 3/4" pr200 on the truck, to be honest i didnt know it existed. I'm more of a 1.25" sch40 man myself. Oddly enough did you know that 3/4" pr200 is more $ than 1"????
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Old 09-09-2011, 10:37 PM
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Here's an interesting conglomeration that I had to repair the other day. Notice the caulk that the HO put on there to try to stop the leak.
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Old 09-09-2011, 10:45 PM
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It's been so dry out here that the squirrels are chewing through the drip tubing and even nozzles/shrub adapters to try to get some water.
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Old 09-09-2011, 10:45 PM
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I had heard that any kind of poly was asking for it in desert climates....
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Old 10-01-2011, 10:48 AM
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i think one of Boots' understudies has migrated east.
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Old 10-01-2011, 11:22 AM
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I have photos of a couple double-deckers like that. Will post later.
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Old 10-01-2011, 11:28 AM
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