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Hall of hacks & pikers Photo's please.

Discussion in 'Professional Discussions' started by Buck_wheat, Oct 29, 2010.

  1. ArTurf

    ArTurf LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Ark
    Messages: 6,516

    How to save on material/labor and get the job. 20x60 area so 8 heads if done right. I remember bidding this system, didn't get the job (I wonder why). Guess what they have dry spots. Installer won't return calls, big surprise. Cha Ching

    Can't upload video too big. Imagine this, one PGP #9 nozzle in the middle of the 20x60

    Same site as above BTW
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  2. jdmccay

    jdmccay LawnSite Member
    Messages: 25

    You mean to tell me that one circular sprinkler won't cover a rectangular yard? *gasp* hope they learned their lesson about going with the cheapest bid.
  3. ArTurf

    ArTurf LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Ark
    Messages: 6,516

    It's set to the side and middle of the 20' x 60' area set at half circle. Really nothing new in my area. He's out of business now so I'm cleaning up his "stuff", $$$$
  4. Oxmow

    Oxmow LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,091

    so... laterals at about 3"?
  5. ArTurf

    ArTurf LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Ark
    Messages: 6,516

    He plows his pipe in so I'm guessing the ground was dry and hard. Really not that tough soil at this site. I've seen this at many of his installs. Always dig veeewy carefully and "feel" for pipe around the head.
  6. Waterit

    Waterit LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,065

    I LOVE the lowest bidder and the newest guy in town. Smells like money.

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  7. kawasaki guy

    kawasaki guy LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from USA
    Messages: 19,283

    I am guessing the rest of that mess was junk and never used again given the look of the surrounding landscape.
  8. Outlawn

    Outlawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,259

    Was on a tune-up job today and saw this baby......I was working quickly anywhere around the tree. The creaking made me work faster. :angel:



  9. Love the Green Biz

    Love the Green Biz LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,884

  10. Outlawn

    Outlawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,259

    Or duct tape

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