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What do you do?

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Dirt Boy, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. Dirt Boy

    Dirt Boy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 489

    Gentlemen, what do you typically do in these situations?

    1. You have a long strip of yard to irrigate which abuts against neighbors yard, say 10' wide x 60' long (length not really the point here). Do you put in enough to get full head to head coverage, IOW sprays down both sides of the 10' dimension, or do you just put them down one side?

    2. Same situation, only abuts along the street?

    I ask because I see a lot of installations, where it's just down one side, which seems kinda "hacky" to me, but ..... it saves a bunch of heads ($$)

    Just wondering what's done & why.

    And, as always, many thanks
     
  2. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,166

    Heads both sides. 10' spacing. You know the answer. Yes there are hacks that do it. Unfortunately.

    give them your business card and a bid to fix it.
     
  3. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,690

    Netafim in both situations. No overspray. Impeccable coverage.
     
  4. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,166

    You're a piker. :)
     
  5. Stuttering Stan

    Stuttering Stan LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,504

    I concur with Dana, heads on both sides, alternating, the goal should be even coverage along the strip.
     
  6. FIMCO-MEISTER

    FIMCO-MEISTER Banned
    Messages: 18,668

    Ditto Dana

    Ditto Stan

    In spirit with Hosk
     
  7. Stuttering Stan

    Stuttering Stan LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,504

    Not to get off topic:nono:, but I am hesitant to put Netafim in turf. Flowerbeds- everyday all day long, turf- ??????
     
  8. FIMCO-MEISTER

    FIMCO-MEISTER Banned
    Messages: 18,668

    You will regret all those ???????

    It is not only being done IT IS DEMANDED in TX parkways.
     
  9. Stuttering Stan

    Stuttering Stan LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,504

    Hopefully this practice will remain in TX. I'm fortunate enough to lay 200' of pipe and touch the Atlantic. No foreseeable water problems, but that can change.
     
  10. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,166

    TomTom has installed it in turf here. he could probably give some good input.
     

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