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Super 700 Missle

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by milsaps118, Oct 16, 2007.

  1. milsaps118

    milsaps118 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 562

    Blew out a system to day and launched a toro rotor about 30' in the air. Standing 3ft away from it, scared the pizz out of me! It had so much hang time I caught it before it hit the ground.:laugh: I never had this happen before. Anyone else launchin' SCUD sprinkler heads?
  2. CAPT Stream Rotar

    CAPT Stream Rotar LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,131

    Ive never been smooth enough to catch em but yes...it happens..Mostly with old systems on risers get jared loose after some years.

    lol worst to me was a I-25 almost smashing my face off a 46 gpm well..boy that would of hurt.....

    nice work.
  3. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 23,097

    Yep...first blowout...blew Stream Rotors sky high & melted m.p.t. adapters.

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