One for Fimco.

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Mike Leary, Apr 19, 2008.

  1. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 23,148

    Here's how I do field wires & pigtails.

  2. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,794

    And here is how I do it.


    Not as pretty, but a lot quicker to service.
  3. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 23,148

    Without a color call-out and/or numbers, I would not want to
    wade into that box. In mine, the pigtail & spare wires can be
    removed/moved out of the way for service. Looks like you've
    only got two runs of wire, I've got five of 13-strand. :p
  4. londonrain

    londonrain LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,129

    That is what $1500 a zone gets you...attention to detail...
  5. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 23,148

    Thank you. My technique was motivated by my early days when I just
    did service & I discovered the "rat's nest" of wiring where I was worried
    to touch ANY wire for fear of screwing up the whole system. Long after
    I'm gone, someone can service my wiring. :)
  6. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
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    I would appreciate your work if servicing that box in 20 years, or installing a new... Looks nice.

    Messages: 18,668

    That is incredible Mike. Where is the Controller though?
  8. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
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    mikes systems don't need controllers.

    Messages: 18,668

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  10. CAPT Stream Rotar

    CAPT Stream Rotar LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,168

    or water from what I hear.

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