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Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Remote Pigtails, May 4, 2007.

  1. Remote Pigtails

    Remote Pigtails LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 581

    Well I was without power for 30 hours due to a short violent storm with 100 mph downwinds. Today I had another classic DIYer but this was a whole system install not just a minor repair or two. The first pic is the reason for the call. The second pic is the box removed. That is a mass of roots that took the shape of the box. The third is a lawn genie and the light still works. The fourth is the original plan tacked to the garage wall. The fifth is my repair. A little overkill to put a DV 100 w FC but hey every system deserves the same professional treatment. Got two more pics.

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  2. Remote Pigtails

    Remote Pigtails LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 581

    Like my wash up tool? Put it together with stuff in my garage. The last pic is another manifold box in the same yard. Best I can guess somebody didn't want to dig up the box so they piped the 205 over the 2400s.

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  3. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
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    Oh my gawd what a holy mess!
     
  4. CAPT Stream Rotar

    CAPT Stream Rotar LawnSite Fanatic
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    I will pray for those poor valves....they deserve a better life than that....
     
  5. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    The most remarkable thing here is that the light on the Lawn Genie timer hasn't burned out yet.
     
  6. PurpHaze

    PurpHaze LawnSite Fanatic
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    Does the light mean the beer is ready? :laugh:
     
  7. PurpHaze

    PurpHaze LawnSite Fanatic
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    Boy, Peter... I'm surprised She didn't get on you for removing all those fibrous roots. Something surely has to die now. :nono: :laugh:
     
  8. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
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    It was just WetBoots trying to cram more valves in one standard size box!!
     
  9. PurpHaze

    PurpHaze LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,496

    Looks like a larger version of the wash unit a dentist uses. Well... guess irrigation work is a lot like dentistry... hurts like hell especially when you give them the bill. :)
     
  10. Remote Pigtails

    Remote Pigtails LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 581

    When I saw that light working I knew it would make your day.
     

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