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Old 08-08-2011, 01:27 PM
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not a boiler drain, but a genuine "lawn hydrant" - very large water passage in those. When's the last time you saw one of those as new work?
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Old 08-08-2011, 01:38 PM
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not a boiler drain, but a genuine "lawn hydrant" - very large water passage in those. When's the last time you saw one of those as new work?
Been awhile but I have seen some of those in some older sections of Dallas. Usually with the oval handle.

A-1 I concur but I think TXI is referring to redoing systems in which the pressure is low because of too large a spray zone. He may correct me but that was my reading. Maybe he is talking install after rereading.
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Old 08-08-2011, 06:47 PM
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You see them, or at least a form of them, in old Tom and Jerry cartoons, and the cat has run squarely into a few of them.


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Old 08-08-2011, 07:47 PM
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6 minutes and 49 seconds. I don't know boots. can you just give me the time of the spots you want me to speed to? You know like 3:53 Tom stubs toe on water hydrant.
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Old 08-08-2011, 07:54 PM
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I couldn't find the one I remember, so I just tossed in one I'm fond of. Compared to the Warner Bros toons I grew up with, these are like a primal scream.
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Old 08-08-2011, 08:14 PM
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So this cartoon doesn't even have an example of what you were referring to?
I did a search. Is it this one?
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Old 08-08-2011, 08:46 PM
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Oh, I found one good view of a lawn hydrant, but no one was running into it. The collision I recall almost hurt to look at - obviously all steel plumbing.

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Old 08-08-2011, 09:23 PM
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I dont know about low pressure and MP,s . From my limited experiance with them , they dont need a lot of water , but sure do like pressure.
I replaced some sprinklers not to long ago, some junk spray sprinklers that wouldn't even pop due to extremely low system pressure (~21-23 PSI nozzle pressure). Replaced the sprinklers and nozzled with MPRotators, picked up a few PSI (nozzle pressure at ~25 PSI), but now the "system" works.
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Old 08-09-2011, 09:39 PM
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I replaced some sprinklers not to long ago, some junk spray sprinklers that wouldn't even pop due to extremely low system pressure (~21-23 PSI nozzle pressure). Replaced the sprinklers and nozzled with MPRotators, picked up a few PSI (nozzle pressure at ~25 PSI), but now the "system" works.
Pics?.......We have not seen too many from you.
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Old 08-09-2011, 10:33 PM
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not a boiler drain, but a genuine "lawn hydrant" - very large water passage in those. When's the last time you saw one of those as new work?
I use them all the time.
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