Question on bid

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by fall46, Aug 13, 2010.

  1. CA Green

    CA Green LawnSite Member
    Messages: 80

    If you are looking for a solid clock with max station capability, I recomend Hunter ICC. Their new remote is nice with good range.
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  2. zman9119

    zman9119 LawnSite Senior Member
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  3. Armadillolawncare

    Armadillolawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 570

    I also suggest the Rain Bird modular. I think they are easier to program then the Hunters and they are reliable and affordable.
  4. CAPT Stream Rotar

    CAPT Stream Rotar LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,199

    lol for 800 you might as well get a rainmaster and spend the extra 4..
  5. Some Sprinkler Guy

    Some Sprinkler Guy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 167

    I agree with that. Problem is they never have the right parts or good parts for that matter.

    This situation is the perfect example. Who warranties it if the Rainbird gets the mv light :). Or the pro-c drops a zone on the module?

    I generally tell my customers "look, use my stuff so its my problem if it doesn't work". Don't normally get much argument with that.
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  6. ArTurf

    ArTurf LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Ark
    Messages: 4,468

    I have installed/tried both the Rainbird ESP and the Hunter Pro-C. My vote is for the Hunter Pro-C as it is more user friendly. Far easier for the homeowner to understand and even myself. Haven't tried the Rainbird remotes but use the Hunter Roam and with the Pro-C and am very satisfied. The Hunter has all the features you could ever want and the ability to expand in the future.
  7. irrig8r

    irrig8r LawnSite Platinum Member
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  8. Fireguy97

    Fireguy97 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 394

    Out of curiosity, is this a licensed and insured installer, or a 'handyman'?

    I've never seen a supplier that only sold, "overkill" clocks.

  9. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 27,061

    Me thinks the installer is a maroon.
  10. irrig8r

    irrig8r LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,553

    Which is exactly what I did recently.... but if you only install one brand, then maybe a brand specific remote is a good idea.

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