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lush96

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Tuesday, March 21st 2006, 10:55am

you should only use netafim for plants. if she wants grass, its not a good idea. plus you need to devote a whole zone to netafim considering it requires hours to water as apposed to minutes using regular heads. do you think they want to devote a whole zone to such a small area. i dont need to go to your website tom. your company couldnt hold a candle to mine. your wrong again

Tom

Supreme Member

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Tuesday, March 21st 2006, 11:03am

lush96, please enlighten us about your company.........


lush96

Advanced Member

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Tuesday, March 21st 2006, 6:02pm

please enlighten me as to your last answer about netafim. you do know that it requires its own zone right. you cant just connect it to a regular spray or rotary zone unless you want to just do a bush job. is that what you do???? if not explain your answer to just put netafim in a small area. you should tell this person(as i am) that it needs a seperate zone. am i right or what? cmon now.

Tom

Supreme Member

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Wednesday, March 22nd 2006, 3:18am

I've installed several netafim systems for Lawns! Of course it requires seperate zoning! This persons front yard is pie shaped. The front yard as well as the 2' x 8' area could all be on 1 netafim zone.

What about your original answer of turning down a strip nozzle? Talk about a bush league answer! All it does is alleviates the customers concern with a qwik answer-but it will result in problems down the road, i.e. the inability of a strip nozzle to water the area effectively (perhaps a little overspray and the inability of the nozzle to keep the setting!)

Hence, I stand by my intial answer of rock and/or mulch and/or plants. As a secondary response, one could use netafim and tie that small area into the rest of the front yard area using netafim.

Netafim only for plants? We are in the 21st century afterall-perhaps you should join in

lush96

Advanced Member

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Wednesday, March 22nd 2006, 7:58pm

so your gonna recommend using netafim for a whole section of lawn. netafim is drip tom. you could in theory use netafim for a whole grass area but cmon tom.....thats ridiculous. its WAY more labor intensive to use netafim for a lawn. use the strip spray.

Wet_Boots

Supreme Member

Posts: 4,020

Location: Metro NYC

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Thursday, March 23rd 2006, 3:11am

Geez, get a room, you guys. Most of these threads that are being posted to are ancient history. A visitor wanting to render some assistance is only going to see pointless harangues on old threads.

This problem is hard to get a good handle on without more information. Most, if not all, culdesac curbs are curved, making a precise fit of spray heads in a strip a difficult thing to achieve. Since the OP suggests that the house is near to the street, it looks like it could be spray heads all the way. The oft-maligned Toro company makes 2x6 strip nozzles that could be used here, to eliminate overthrowing a sidewalk.

Tom

Supreme Member

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Thursday, March 23rd 2006, 3:37am

lush96- netafim is bieng used and has been used for lawns of all sizes..........including city parks

lush96

Advanced Member

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Thursday, March 23rd 2006, 6:26pm

tom.......netafim is a DRIP system. dont lie.

Tom

Supreme Member

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Friday, March 24th 2006, 4:56am

exactly right netafim is a drip system. did you see me say anywhere that netafim is not a drip system!

SprinklerGuy

Supreme Member

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Friday, March 24th 2006, 12:08pm

Lush...Netafim is used quite extensively for turf...in fact I was "lightly" involved in a large project that used it. http://drip-irrigation-solutions.com/index-Wimbledon-Sonoran.php

It is used quite a bit more now than it was in the past, yes it is labor intensive and does SOMETIMES cost a bit more than traditional sprinklers, however, the water savings makes up for it eventually.

In fact, I have used netafim myself on skinny strips and a bocce court and even a putting green in a courtyard inside a home that you would have ZERO chance of watering traditionally.

There you have it....check it out, it's pretty cool.
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