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Old 07-04-2011, 07:49 PM
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I have a Vandal

Does anyone have any thoughts on how to deal with a situation like the one in the picture below?



This is the third time this year that I have had a sprinkler head run over by a car when it was up or extended and each time as I am sure you can imagine the results weren't pretty. I realize that no sprinkler head could with stand the direct hit from a car tire, but might a stainless steel riser damage the car tire? I know that this is just mischievous behavior from some punk kid but I have thirty bucks in the deal so far and I would like to hit him in his pocketbook a little just like he has in mine. Any thoughts? Thanks
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Old 07-04-2011, 07:52 PM
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Probably the Rainbird Rep's doing.
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Old 07-04-2011, 07:56 PM
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Run the zone in the early morning hours when everyone is sleeping. Or afix a sharp screwdiver in the canister to puncture the tire.
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Old 07-04-2011, 08:06 PM
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Old 07-04-2011, 08:08 PM
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I think you need the special Model C4 sprinkler head
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Old 07-04-2011, 08:31 PM
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The stainless risers are just a sleeve... won't do a thing to a car tire. Sit and wait in the bushes with a paintball gun
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Old 07-04-2011, 09:33 PM
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Switch to a head other than a K Rain?
Try changing the time of day the head/zone runs. If they run it over at 10:00 PM, change the start time to 3:00 AM.
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Old 07-04-2011, 09:34 PM
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It looks like an orbit head so it probably deserved it.
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Old 07-04-2011, 09:41 PM
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A blank check will get me with firepower out there.

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Old 07-05-2011, 12:06 AM
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Illinois I believe you are restricted to muzzle loaders.
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