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Monday, August 15th 2011, 7:11pm

by Mitchgo

sean, That's pretty damn funny lol

If you get a donkey can I ride him?

Monday, August 15th 2011, 7:11pm

by hi.todd

i am kind of slow and it took me about a year to learn the complete sprinkler vocabulary. I don't think I could sell many sprinkler systems either using terminogy in Houston like water stopper case.



This may be my favorite thread of all time on this site.



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Monday, August 15th 2011, 9:55am

by seansy59

We called someone down for our sprinklers to put some in. We never hired him because of his terminology. Thats when I installed the system myself. His terms were insane.

Water Stopper- Valves

Water Stopper Cases- Valve Box

Water Wizzer- Sprinkler (I liked this one :D

Automatic Water Stopper Switcher- Timer

Water Transport- Pipes/Laterals



Not once did he use the correct terms. Although, I knew what he meant, he should of still knew what they were. He never mentioned a PVB either. 8|

Monday, August 15th 2011, 4:17am

by mrfixit

It's funny the words people come up with. I had a guy the other day tell me the knuckles were moldy and he took them out. Turns out he meant check valves.

Monday, August 15th 2011, 2:07am

by hi.todd

Sounds like your landscaper was having fun with you. But, a 3/4 inlet would normally indicate a rotor type head. I am familiar with that Hunter PGP or Rainbird 5000, T-Bird, Falcon, (not a donkey or mule). I may not know what your landscaper had in mind.
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Sunday, August 14th 2011, 8:49pm

by grass won't grow (Guest)

can't remember the part i need

i need a sprinkler for my yard that they don't sell at home depot or lowes. A landscaper told me it was called a donkey or a mule, i can't remember which one. It's a pop up sprinkler with a 3/4 attachment i think. I'd like to buy it online but the old one got thrown out and didn't have any identifying marks. Anyone have any idea what the sprinkler is called? Thanks!