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add a zone saves the day

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by FIMCO-MEISTER, Apr 22, 2008.


    Messages: 18,668

    Greg jinxed me with his add a zone thread but I had a richdel 205 valve with a bad diaphragm that had a house addition built over it. It took me three hours of wire tracking and potholing in a heavily treed yard to confirm it. After determining with relative ease that crawling under the house was not an option I got my strong hispanic buddies who dug out a holly at the corner where the pipes were emerging. We reset the valve there and robbed a zone wire for it. Thankfully their was a Texas manifold (two valves in a 6" valve box) downstream from there. The wire we robbed went to one valve and we used the other wire for the add a zone.





  2. irrig8r

    irrig8r LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,553

    Jinxed huh?...LOL. I hope it was profitable for you.
  3. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 23,155

    Typical Texas install, where every one is licensed & belongs to I.A.

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