1. Missed the live Ask the Expert event?
    Catch up on the conversation with Ken Hutcheson, President of U.S. Lawns in the Franchising forum plus sign up to receive a FREE eBook on how to grow your landscape business.

    Dismiss Notice

Super 700 Missle

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

  1. milsaps118

    milsaps118 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 561

    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: 6,048

    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: 22,723

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

Share This Page