Arabic valve boxes?

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by PurpHaze, Dec 5, 2005.

  1. PurpHaze

    PurpHaze LawnSite Fanatic
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    Noted today that a valve box lid had English and Arabic molded into it on the outside. Guess irrigation products are going over big in the Arab world? They can definitely afford it. :p
     
  2. Dirty Water

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    You sure it was arabic? Did it say "Oil Control Valve"? :laugh:

    I get a kick out of all the rainbird fliers that are in spanish on the backside.

    Take a picture.
     
  3. SodKing

    SodKing LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Did it have a rag on top and sand stuck everywhere?
     
  4. PurpHaze

    PurpHaze LawnSite Fanatic
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    Based on all the Arabic I've seen on TV and the Internet over the past four years I'm pretty sure it was. But, WHAT it said is a mystery to me.

    My wife bought me a battery charger for my digital camera and mouse batteries. It was a Kodak charger, made in China and had instructions in English, French, German and Spanish.

    I'll try and remember tomorrow. Maybe someone can interpret it?
     
  5. PurpHaze

    PurpHaze LawnSite Fanatic
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    Naw... just new clean plastic. :p
     
  6. Red dot on the lid?
     
  7. sprinklerhead

    sprinklerhead LawnSite Member
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    did it smell like camel sh#% ?
     
  8. jerryrwm

    jerryrwm LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Where does one go to be able to discern the smell of camel dung as opposed to say equine or bovine dung?? I don't think I could actually say for sure that what I might be smelling could in fact be camel dung?

    Just one of those questions that make you go "hhmmmmmmm"

    Jerry - who is not an official dung sniffer, altho' he has been known to fling it around in conversation from time to time.
     
  9. sprinklerhead

    sprinklerhead LawnSite Member
    from MI.
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    ask a guy working @ 7 eleven !!!!
     
  10. Broker

    Broker LawnSite Senior Member
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    the middle east is on the fore front of irrigation. Netafin sp? was R&D and is based there. Or am I wrong?
     

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