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Essential Tools and Toys For Irrigators

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Kiril, Jan 27, 2009.

  1. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 18,298

    That line locater is pretty cool. Does it work on non-metallic objects?
     
  2. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,156

    I walk up with these in hand
    Irritool has:
    small flat screwdrive
    large flat screw driver
    phillips head screw driver
    hex key for PGP adjustments
    hex key for toro adjustment
    paperclip size "poker" for clearing nozzles
    punch for making a hole for emitters

    and the Knipex pliers

    And for the cold weather guys, a quick trigger torch is a must for repairing cracked copper and brass

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  3. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,599

    You must have a very large carrying case. :rolleyes:

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  4. ARGOS

    ARGOS LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,808

    I thought no chest pounding.

    I don't have enough mileage on my RM remote to say it is my favorite yet. I do have extensive experience on the end of my trenching shovel and behind the mini skid. I spend a lot of time in dirt. I like my felcos for cutting out roots, clipping zip ties, wire, string, etc. My tools are very blue color. I want to get a 521 next.

    Outside of irrigation/landscaping tools I would have to say my digital camera and notebook are my most used tools.
     
  5. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 46,442

    Kind of difficult to imagine not having a push-button torch....
     
  6. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,599

    For what, to light a doobie?
     
  7. ARGOS

    ARGOS LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,808

    My auto mechanic was ranting and raving about his Knipex pliers last week and said that he couldn't understand how I could operate with just channel locks.
     
  8. Without A Drought

    Without A Drought LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 986

    I had a hard time pronouncing half of Kiril's list.

    For me, i have/need the basic hand tools, channel locks, and a locator.
     
  9. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 46,442

    What, you rub two sticks together?
     
  10. Mad Estonian

    Mad Estonian LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 280

    I was eying up one of those Ditch Witch Zahns at our convention last month. I know there's a thread on them from a year or so back. Anyone tried one since?
     

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