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Old 02-21-2012, 11:31 PM
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Pre-plumbed valve boxes

What's your guys thoughts on these pre-plumbed valve boxes? Referring to the "Olson WaterWell" brand specifically, as I haven't seen anybody else advertise them.
Seems like a plain bad idea to me, but would be interested to hear from others who have used them, or just your input.
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Old 02-22-2012, 09:50 AM
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you got it right the first time
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Old 02-22-2012, 10:10 AM
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Don't like the idea. If one component goes bad or cracks, they look like a hassle to repair. I don't like the lateral pipes going through the box. Many contractors will drill a hole through the box and run the pipes in. makes it very difficult for future service work.
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Old 02-22-2012, 01:58 PM
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I don't care how good you are, someday that v.b. will have to come out and you (prolly not you, some other schlep) will curse the installer to the skies.
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Old 02-22-2012, 03:29 PM
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Well, those were my thoughts as well, plus you can't get 8 in there like Boots can, so it's just a TOTALLY inefficient use of space
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Old 02-22-2012, 05:11 PM
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Pure junk.

Had a customer who installed the PITA himself, when we had to service it I tore the whole thing out and went back with DV's.

Only problem we had was finding extra dirt - cramming 2 DV's in a 6" left a large hole to be backfilled
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Old 02-22-2012, 08:31 PM
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No thanks...I like to use my dinky pvc pipe and manifold T's...
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Old 02-22-2012, 08:36 PM
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Well, look who clumb down out a tree
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Old 02-22-2012, 08:49 PM
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Hopefully out for the rest of the season.
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Old 02-22-2012, 09:18 PM
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Hopefully out for the rest of the season.
Which means?
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