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Bragging rights

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Mike Leary, Aug 9, 2011.

  1. WalkGood

    WalkGood LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,910

    Had to think a bit to recall what you were referring to with the dinghy! :laugh:

    If I have to dig out a head, it's getting replaced. payup
     
  2. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,139

    I prefer happy customers and not replacing heads before 5 years. I have 30+ year old Toro rotors that still don't leak.:dizzy:
     
  3. WalkGood

    WalkGood LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,910

    Shafts are always scored/grooved. A new seal wont fix that.
     
  4. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 25,149

    As crazy as it may sound , people are more likely to complain about a service call and a $2 part then a service call and $25-$30 for a head.
     
  5. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 25,149

    So what do you sell? Just clock upgrades?
     
  6. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,139

    Like I said, replacing Hunter with RainBird. It makes you look bad when the equipment you install doesn't last 5 years.
     
  7. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 25,149

    Not enough water in most houses here to run rb,s and do matched. Nozzle selection dosnt go low enough. I have been putting some rb,s in new installs running full circles. Also been testing out krains too.
     
  8. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 25,149

    I just deposited a check from a customer , tech was there last week changed 8 pgp,s . This is after I changed 12 at startup. Not one leak all stopped turning because of massive iron buildup. Gotta say I was kinda shocked not to see any leaking.
     
  9. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,139

    Pretty sad if you can't run 1 gpm 90's and 2 gpm 180's. Krain's are nothing more than upgraded PGP's.
     
  10. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,139

    Yea, that's great. 20 PGP's not rotating.:)
     

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