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Old 04-14-2009, 03:34 PM
Location: Charlotte, NC
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Originally Posted by Timm View Post
...I've done this for sixteen years, and can count on one hand how many people have really wanted one...
Please clarify how many fingers you have on one hand. I watched 'The Princess Bride' last weekend when I was sick and feel that this may just be an elaborate trick...

(Sry just nearing the end of the day at work and bored...)
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Old 04-14-2009, 04:09 PM
Location: Indian Trail
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Originally Posted by DBGNCSU05 View Post
I'm going to make an even bolder suggestion and say that you should plan, map, and install your irrigation system yourself. Materials for a typical yard, including a ditch witch rental, will probably run you about $500-$600.

By using a ditch witch/trencher to bury your lines, you can usually get by without needing to winterize in this climate. You also eliminate the risk of hitting sprinkler lines when you aerate and do other "light" digging.
I thought about doing mine myself but am glad that I didn't. I have .33 of an acre and it took 5 experienced workers 14 hrs to install mine. Two had to come the next day for 2 hrs to finish up. It was well worth the money I paid to have it installed. They were struggling with the ditch witch with this hard soil and rocks.
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