My first Cheeto nipple....and a big POS

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by SprinklerGuy, May 18, 2007.

  1. Couple from yesterday...my first look at a very bad solenoid plunger like Dana always talks about.....

    And a big giant POS that I had to fix......12 gpm on each zone piped in 1/2 inch poly....take a gander at how they piped from copper to manifold tees...LMAO on that one.

    I was happy though....when I turned the backflow on, it appeared to be leaking at all those copper 90s....but it turned out a zone was on manually...and the 1/2 poly was leaking where it was touching the copper as the last rotard soldered it together.....sigh.

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  2. CAPT Stream Rotar

    CAPT Stream Rotar LawnSite Fanatic
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    half inch poly @ 12 GPM?

    yikes......
     
  3. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
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    Oh yes, the Orbit manifold system, with retail model DV valves, and is that a marlex ell from the copper to manifold. That is a good one tony.
     
  4. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    I think Marlex ells should come with a warning label...:hammerhead:
     
  5. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    Hey Tony, is that a clothes dryer cord snakeing thru the v.b.?????????:nono:
     
  6. PurpHaze

    PurpHaze LawnSite Fanatic
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    Are those monkey paw prints in the first picture? :)
     

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