leaks and stuff n fluff

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by mitchgo, Jul 12, 2013.

  1. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
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    Speaking of mike, he's incommunicado due to an accident that put the Mac out of commission. Been quiet huh.

    The 20th is his 68th birthday so all I can say is HAPPY BIRTHDAY, PIKER!!!!
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    I kill me :)
     
  2. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    He should stop surfing 'those' websites, even a Mac is vulnerable :)
     
  3. Stillwater

    Stillwater LawnSite Platinum Member
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    What's with all the cozy niceness hear can't someone start a arguement ? Or are arguements only allowed on the third floor.
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  4. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    Many happy returns to the mayor of Cactus Hug. We'll let him rest up.

     
  5. mitchgo

    mitchgo LawnSite Silver Member
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    A lateral break in a new play area

    I couldn't find the flow of water anywhere I dug in here!

    Busted out the accoustical and found it blind

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  6. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
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    First place you always look in a case like this is wherever they were digging (i.e. swing set legs), no equipment needed. :waving:
     
  7. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
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    Exactly. Swing sets, fence posts, newly planted trees and shrubs, drain pipes, home for sale signs. I have a customer who puts a hockey rink in the back yard every season, and they hit the PVC laterals about 2 out of every 3 years for about 10-12 years now.
     
  8. Mikegyver

    Mikegyver LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Very impressed. Wish I was that good....
     
  9. mitchgo

    mitchgo LawnSite Silver Member
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    Good point.. Fence installations that would be a no brainer . I guess not for playsets for me .. I can't recall a playset issue having a broken pipe around the post it's always been near the border . I haven't exp that one yet.

    Actually this playset was installed last year and this was a new homeowner. I could just tell it looked new. The zone worked adequately it just didn't have the same ' umf ' as the rest of the zones.. The gpm was 2x the amount as it should have been. When I dug up the 1 head that was inside the bark there was 4" of standing water everywhere. I almost passed this issue by myself.. But I was curious why the zone just didn't look the same compared to the others with the near same design. so I'm sure many others would say ' looks good to me ' and not notice the issue
     
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2013
  10. mitchgo

    mitchgo LawnSite Silver Member
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    I left my phone at home today but I spent half my day repairing a galvi leak.. Good ol Galvi
     

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