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02-15-15, 03:09 PM
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Views: 1,611
Posted By TheCaptain

sorry about that, PJMax, glad you caught the...

sorry about that, PJMax, glad you caught the distinction between the Manual one and the Automatic, which I have.

Just a thought... but you are sure the water supply is good, right?

I currently...
02-15-15, 02:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,611
Posted By TheCaptain

I have this model. While your furnace is...

I have this model. While your furnace is running, move the dial t the test mode on the far right. You should hear an audible click of the solenoid opening up. If no water starts running through in...
02-15-15, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By TheCaptain

Excellent question. Those vents serve as both...

Excellent question. Those vents serve as both drains for the main floor and vents for the upstairs and downstairs both.

I dumped lots of water in other locations to see if the water in the...
02-15-15, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By TheCaptain

Thanks, Czizzi. Sorry about that. Here is a...

Thanks, Czizzi. Sorry about that.

Here is a picture. I will re-load in a different browser this time to check.

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And here is a photo of the stubouts.

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02-15-15, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By TheCaptain

I do not see venting here, is a toilet safe to install?

In my basement it looks like the basement had been plumbed in for a future toilet, shower and sink. There are rubber caps on the shower/sink and stubs, and the toilet has a knockout on it which I...
03-19-10, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 755
Posted By TheCaptain

what type of controller do you have? brand name...

what type of controller do you have? brand name and model number would be helpful.

Also, do you really mean ALL of them, or just some in one part of the yard?
02-24-10, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,078
Posted By TheCaptain

Sounds like your sprinkler company did not match...

Sounds like your sprinkler company did not match the output of your well to your sprinkling system. It takes more time to do this but it is better for your well when they do... so look for a company...
01-27-10, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,148
Posted By TheCaptain

He meant poly pipe, short for polyeurathane. ...

He meant poly pipe, short for polyeurathane. It's a flexible black pipe used for irrigation.
01-13-10, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 18,273
Posted By TheCaptain

I just noticed that you are from Texas, so this...

I just noticed that you are from Texas, so this is probably an uncommon occurance to have systems freeze. However, your water should always be turned off for the winter months and it should be...
01-06-10, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,208
Posted By TheCaptain

I first wonder where the rocks came from. Did...

I first wonder where the rocks came from. Did you replace a broken head recently:? It can be easy to let rocks drop into the line when you do that, and then they "float" downstream and clog the...
11-11-09, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,859
Posted By TheCaptain

If you are referring to what twelvepole...

If you are referring to what twelvepole mentioned, than it is neither special, nor expensive to add to an existing sprinkling system. You won't see them individually because they are very small and...
10-22-09, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By TheCaptain

Without seeing it I can only give you some...

Without seeing it I can only give you some guidelines.

1. Keep your sprinkler heads about 2-3" away from your edging. Over time virtually all edging I have ever seen seems to shift and move. ...
10-22-09, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By TheCaptain

Thanks, Dan. I don't think he ever came back to...

Thanks, Dan. I don't think he ever came back to check responses, though.
10-14-09, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,609
Posted By TheCaptain

I have not actually looked at this website too...

I have not actually looked at this website too much, but I am pretty sure that I have seen others reference it here before:

Irrigation tutorials; sprinkler & drip systems, design, install and...
10-14-09, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,503
Posted By TheCaptain

There is no one-step solution for a hydraulic...

There is no one-step solution for a hydraulic clock. They stopped making these years ago for many good reasons. I could list them all, but lets work with what you have...

You can use a digital...
10-14-09, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,860
Posted By TheCaptain

oops. sorry i missed this post. There is not a...

oops. sorry i missed this post. There is not a good way for you to take these apart and fix them. What you can do is try to clean them out. The bottom of the screen and anything else you can...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,174
Posted By TheCaptain

did you try uninstalling flash, restarting the...

did you try uninstalling flash, restarting the computer then reinstalling the program again?

Also, for IE, you usually have to open/close the program completely for some program changes to take...
10-11-09, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,061
Posted By TheCaptain

if you can cover it up, I have used newspaper...

if you can cover it up, I have used newspaper with great success to help keep weeds out for 1/2 - 1 full season. Then I can just till in whats left in the fall and lay down new the next year.
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10-04-09, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,261
Posted By TheCaptain

It is also possible that this zone is simply...

It is also possible that this zone is simply using more water than the other zones. Perhaps it has more heads on it.

However, best place to start would be to let that zone run and then walk...
09-30-09, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By TheCaptain

Your solenoid is the most likely thing to have...

Your solenoid is the most likely thing to have gone wrong. You will need a wire locator to find it. Sometimes you can rent one but I do not know where you would get such a device on a rental basis....
Replies: 20
Views: 2,575
Posted By TheCaptain

I have not tried that. Good idea. I'll let you...

I have not tried that. Good idea. I'll let you know if it works.
09-28-09, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By TheCaptain

try a product called funny pipe. also called...

try a product called funny pipe. also called swing pipe. That you can actually get at hardware stores now, I think. It usually comes in rolls of 50' and you can move a head up to about 20' at MOST...
09-27-09, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By TheCaptain

putting a 360 in the middle is indeed impossible...

putting a 360 in the middle is indeed impossible to not hit the house, especially with it only being 7' wide. What I suggest instead is putting heads on either side of this path. One row by the...
09-27-09, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 750
Posted By TheCaptain

you are probably looking for some type of...

you are probably looking for some type of acrylic, but nothing I can think of is UV resistant. Perhaps a concrete sealer might do the trick but I do not know much about those.
Replies: 20
Views: 2,575
Posted By TheCaptain

I bought it after I hurt myself repeatedly trying...

I bought it after I hurt myself repeatedly trying to drive screws and nails into a very tight space. This tool did the job that a normal assortment of tools could not do.

I looked at the size of...
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