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Simplicity Sprinkler System

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jackcobb
My wife has wanted a sprinkler system for a few years. Contractors have quoted between $6000-$7500. Since I’ve been bragging about what Simplicity tractors can do, she told me to install a system myself. I wanted to pull poly pipe, but I couldn’t locate a vibratory plow I could adapt to a Simplicity, and rental was $240 per day. So, I used my bottom plow on the 7010 to trench and dropped PCV. Made a manifold, backfilled with the 7012, reseeded, and swept up with the 7010. Total material cost for 1800’ for pipe, fittings, cement, 6 solenoid valves, 16 gear heads, 4 impulse heads, 10 fixed pop-ups, 14 stationary nozzles, and a programmable timer was $667.24. Worked part time 5 days plus 2 full days. Just finished. The wife now likes my tractors (for today). http://home.att.net/~herb.niewender/sprinkler-seq.jpg

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AGCO918
DUTCH: AS ALWAYS YOU AMAZE ME.you did a great job and just think now your wife might let you get something else .your toys sure earn there keep.i like the pictures and the way your plow plows the trench up.you have all the tools to go in bussiness for you self.maybe you can get a 4041 or 720 allis chalmers next and really tear up some dirt and kick some dust around.you could have a loader and other useful tools you could get with it.hahaha. just giving you some other ideas to kickaround with since your fleet of tractors are winning your wifes approvial.A+++ AS ALWAYS. agco918 chad e shafer

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AGCO918
I must say your discusion " stuff " is the best. It is allways enjoyable to read, entertaining and educational. I look forward to the day when I can contribute to this site like you do. Keep it up, it's allways a pleasure to read any of your contributions to the site.

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powermax_paul
Good to see that all the work you put into that well is paying off, Dutch. Pretty soon all the neighbors are going to wnt one too. Paul

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bobjack
if Jack is the "toastmaster", then Herb is surely the "postmaster" of the club. Herb is your "Honey-Do" list getting any shorter? Terry

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Kent
Guys, Thanks for the kind words and encouragement. Terry, Come on…… You know “Honey-Do” lists NEVER get any shorter. Tom, Yes, the Sweepster will fit a 917. After the mower deck, I use this attachment more than any other. See the link below for more info.[A href='http://home.att.net/~herb.niewender/sweepster/sweepster.htm']http://home.att.net/~herb.niewender/sweepster/sweepster.htm[/a]

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