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Tow behind compressor question

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by MajesticUSA, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. WalkGood

    WalkGood LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I start closer & uphill first. Still pushing same amount of water in total.
     
  2. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    Yup, I bet if we had a winterizing Olympics, it'd be a dead heat, even though we all have our own techniques.
     
  3. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
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  4. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
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    rofl ............
     
  5. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    Well done, Matt! :laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
  6. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
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    Well spoken .......... daddy. :waving:
     
  7. WalkGood

    WalkGood LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Closer *might* finish first. Starting further away and you are pushing a HUGE volume of water initially all at once. Definitely taxing on a smaller compressor. Using more fuel.

    So judging categories:

    Elapsed time
    Fuel efficiency/compressor effort
    Hose coiling by hand
    Penalty points for damaged plantings

    And a special event: Controller is locked up (no remote) FIND THE VALVE BOX(es)
     
  8. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    I'm saying we always try to mount our quick-couple on the high side of the main and let gravity help the compressor out.

    Extra points for launch height (especially a Toro Stream Rotor high pop).

    Melted fittings are five points per.
     
  9. WalkGood

    WalkGood LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Those 3 foot high green plastic coated thin-wall steel "risers" from the big box easily get the most height! They launch more times than not.
     
  10. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
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    Very nice Matt!!! :clapping::clapping::clapping:
     

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