Hall of hacks & pikers Photo's please.

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Buck_wheat, Oct 29, 2010.

  1. cjohn2000

    cjohn2000 LawnSite Senior Member
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    This really pissed me off when I saw this. Just a simple blowout, show up broken main right after POC and the well had produced silt and has clogged every valve.

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  2. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
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    Could of been worse, you could have been on fire!
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  3. cjohn2000

    cjohn2000 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Oooh but its got a gfci:rolleyes:
     
  4. SoCalLandscapeMgmt

    SoCalLandscapeMgmt LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Nice.... I would go the client and demand to know who installed that so that I could go and personally kick their a$$!
     
  5. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
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    I've seen that a couple times. I advise they get it fixed, and move on. Seen worse things in life though.can't fix and change everything.
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  6. stebs

    stebs LawnSite Senior Member
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    Im guessing the client did it themselves based on the pic... Yellow romex, in conduit, with a blue retrofit box, below grade.... No professional of any trade would hack it up that bad... I hope...
     
  7. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
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    Looks like something a low voltage lighting hack might do. Almost as bad as putting a backflow preventer in a box below grade.
     
  8. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    bring on the flames :p
     
  9. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
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    You would be surprised.Did a blowout a few weeks ago , system was installed by a landscaper and just about everything one could do wrong they did.
     
  10. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
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    I think more are learning how wrong and stupid it is. :clapping:
     

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