Which One of You Yay-Hoos Installed This???

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by JimLewis, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. ProMo

    ProMo LawnSite Bronze Member
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    i like it :clapping:
     
  2. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
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    You Florida guys would. That's an upgrade for you guys. :laugh:
     
  3. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
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    Damn Dan, and here I thought you didn't do work in OR. Didn't anyone tell you that ASV's in freeze prone areas is not a good idea? :laugh:
     
  4. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
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    Must be a PNW thing, I think even Texas has done away with underground DCVA's.
     
  5. jvanvliet

    jvanvliet LawnSite Gold Member
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    mighta been me, looks like a Florida job... only things missing are the Fimco Indexing redundancy valves... better check with fomco Meister.
     
  6. JimLewis

    JimLewis LawnSite Fanatic
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    Not just a PNW thing. But yah, the entire PNW does it. I think it's fairly common practice in a lot of colder climates. And it's certainly nice to have your entire sprinkler system all underground hidden away. Most people here would absolutely FREAK if a contractor installed something above ground at their house. I'd never get paid if I installed an above-ground PVB or RPBA on a residential property. Nobody here would stand for it.
     
  7. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
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    Our water purveyors haven't allowed it since the mid 1980's and I live in a "cold climate".
     
  8. JimLewis

    JimLewis LawnSite Fanatic
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    Ok. Smart A$$. I said it was in a "lot" of cold climates. Not EVERY cold climate.

    Some of you guys chose the stupidest things to bicker about, I swear! :rolleyes:
     
  9. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
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    I wasn't trying to be a smart a$$ and backflow prevention isn't a stupid thing to bicker about.
     
  10. Sprinkus

    Sprinkus LawnSite Silver Member
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    It was me.
    Turn me in again.
    I could use the entertainment.
     

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