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Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Buck_wheat, Oct 29, 2010.

  1. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    Before there was irrigation cable, there was thermostat wire.
     
  2. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    Let's not forget phone wire. :dizzy:
     
  3. greenmonster304

    greenmonster304 LawnSite Gold Member
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    There is an irrigation supply house next town over that stocks brown t-stat wire. They also push k rain hard.
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  4. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    Some thermo cables are rated for sunlight exposure
     
  5. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
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    One of my guys is going to repair some phone wire tomorrow. Customer chopped with a shovel. I fixed once this spring where the voles chewed it up.
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  6. WalkGood

    WalkGood LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Who dat? Although, I don't get out your way.
     
  7. SoCalLandscapeMgmt

    SoCalLandscapeMgmt LawnSite Silver Member
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    My all time favorite was the job that we had where the install contractor used 3 conductor #12 romex for the control cable. They ran a romex cable from the controller to each valve...... then they tried to connect 24 romex cables directly to the controller terminal strip. It was a mess. The cables were just wire nutted to the valves. The property owner was too cheap to fix it.... of course he was too cheap not to hire the low bidder to install the project so that's why he got what he had!
     
  8. greenmonster304

    greenmonster304 LawnSite Gold Member
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    There is a branch closer to you too it's AGC.
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  9. WalkGood

    WalkGood LawnSite Bronze Member
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    How do YOU connect wires to the valves? Gold "platted" terminal strip? :laugh:
     
  10. ZX12R

    ZX12R LawnSite Senior Member
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    Heres a pic I took today of a lateral. One would think that you would cut one piece of poly instead of 2. :hammerhead:

    IMG00128-20110817-1211.jpg
     

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