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Old 07-19-2012, 08:37 PM
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root intrusion

This Toro 734 valve in head wasn't popping so we dug it up and found this. I just took this place over, I wonder how long the other company ignored this. It was good we got to replace it with an 834 which has a taller riser.
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Old 07-19-2012, 08:49 PM
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Wow that is wild. I have not seen any thing like that happen before. Looks like that root was determined to stay its course.
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Old 07-19-2012, 08:52 PM
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Maybe it just only stopped working recently. It happens. Is that area only covered by the FC heads?

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Old 07-19-2012, 09:05 PM
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Maybe it just only stopped working recently. It happens. Is that area only covered by the FC heads?

There is a line of pgps along the drive to the right but nothing to the left of the big toros.
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Old 07-20-2012, 03:14 AM
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Whew, I know that feeling when you find out the head is surrounded by roots. Have a job that has a broken head and lateral under it and it is completely encircled by a 4" root. Break out the sawzall.
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Old 07-20-2012, 08:37 AM
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I normally have 1 of those a year, put the sawzall to the test. The old golf head bring back some memories for me when I first started out in irritation.
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Old 07-20-2012, 08:44 AM
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Is the solenoid in the first photo a 24 VAC one? Black and red wires make me think DC
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Old 07-20-2012, 09:11 AM
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I think we have done at least 10 root problems this year already.
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Old 07-21-2012, 02:25 AM
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Is the solenoid in the first photo a 24 VAC one? Black and red wires make me think DC
The toro stuff i've seen is 24VAC and red and black...
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