Spring Fever

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by bicmudpuppy, Mar 1, 2007.

  1. bicmudpuppy

    bicmudpuppy LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,781

    Ok, you southern guys are really getting to me. I want to fire up my pump station and find out just what I have and what kind of shape everything is in. I'll get the camera down to the pump house soon and take some pictures. Maybe get some pictures of all the heads I know I have to re-set too. 9 holes of double row valve in head fairways, and I don't think I have ONE head that is set level. Majority have sunk a min of 3 inches. First thing I'm going to tell any of the membership who volunteer to help is that they can borrow a shovel and excavate one sprinkler at a time. I'll re-set and backfill from there!
    So, somebody cancel the 1-2" of snow predicted for today, accelerate my order for Spring and get me more shirt sleeve weather like I had yesterday!
  2. digger106

    digger106 LawnSite Member
    from kc, ks.
    Messages: 1

    What course do u work at. I had 20yrs in the golf industry. just curious.
  3. PurpHaze

    PurpHaze LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,496

    Bryan... I could tell by your posts in other threads that you were getting a little "itchy" out there. :laugh:
  4. bicmudpuppy

    bicmudpuppy LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,781

    I'm the one man band for a little semi-private club called Horton Lakeview CC.
    We're about 20miles w of Atchison.
  5. NC_Irrigator

    NC_Irrigator LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NC
    Messages: 1,455

    fire it up!

    A tricked out flowtronex!!
  6. Lugnut

    Lugnut LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 551

    Great paint job - that will attract attention. Was that at the GCSAA show? I didn't make it out to Anaheim this year for it. Mudpuppy, hope your members dig gently and don't leave you too many wires to splice back together.
  7. bicmudpuppy

    bicmudpuppy LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,781

    Now, that is an awesom pump station. Any idea what you took the picture of? Variable speed 50hp pumps? or possibly 25hp? Either way, that dude would move some water. The specs on my pump station from the last irrigation update print I found state 240gpm@135psi. I hope I find things to be close to that.
  8. PurpHaze

    PurpHaze LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,496

    That pumping station is so tricked out that it would be a shame to actually use it. :laugh:

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