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

  1. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
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    Funny , most New England folk are not snake people, myself included/
     
  2. Without A Drought

    Without A Drought LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Found this in a valve box a few years ago. I tried to get them out then just went in with my hands, no bites
     
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  3. GreenI.A.

    GreenI.A. LawnSite Silver Member
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    I remember when I was either in kentucky or missouri for the Army, alot of the open training fields have cement bunkers buried in the ground so that during a tornado the soldiers could climb into them. One time when the alarms went off we openned the lid and their must have been half dozen snakes about 6 feet long. The guys jumped right in without hesitation, I decided to wait until the last minute. Luckily the debris never started flying close enough and I didn't have to climb into the snake pit
     
  4. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    Valve Box Fungus!!

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  5. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    Who did you swipe that pic from? Those are external-bleed valves from waay back.
     
  6. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    See what you miss not doing cold-call winterizings? :)
     
  7. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    I drilled it into my crew about dealing with those cold calls: "You touch it, you own it." :dizzy:
     
  8. Wet_Boots

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    I touched the fungus, so look out Planet Earth....


    Meanwhile, for a nice view of the first-ever Manifold Tee...

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  9. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    :::Jumps over cliff with both cone markers in hand:::
     
  10. greenmonster304

    greenmonster304 LawnSite Gold Member
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    Speaking of manifold tees, do any of you guys know anything about black abs plastic manifold tees? I dug up two this year at two different locations that the plastic had eroded from the inside out on the 90 bend.
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