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

  1. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    Not to mention craptastic. What does the hose-bib line feed?
     
  2. mitchgo

    mitchgo LawnSite Silver Member
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    I think it was just for a blow out. There was a manual soaker line 50' away though
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  3. enorl76

    enorl76 LawnSite Member
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    what WAS that??? looks like a snake or something?
     
  4. deekay1622

    deekay1622 LawnSite Member
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    Found this today. It was tricky becuse the leak did not surface until about 45 seconds into the runtime, and when it did it emerged right in the drainage trench! This will be a costly repair.

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  5. mitchgo

    mitchgo LawnSite Silver Member
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    what's that? Was this tape actually meant to hold water leaks?
     
  6. Wet_Boots

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    Some folks seem to think that wrapping pipe with tape makes the hole they just put in it go away. :rolleyes:
     
  7. ReddensLawnCare

    ReddensLawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
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    It doesn't? Are you sure. The commercial i saw on tv said it will fix anything! I want my money back
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  8. DanaMac

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    I think I'll try that spray on stuff from the tv to stop leaks. Heck, if it keeps a boat afloat, it must be good. Right?
     
  9. ReddensLawnCare

    ReddensLawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Leaky valve? NO PROBLEM!
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  10. Tom Tom

    Tom Tom LawnSite Bronze Member
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    yep.

    junk manifold sits on top of ground and end plug/drain left off over winter.

    about 2' snake.
     

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