U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > North Carolina > Charlotte
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 04-14-2009, 03:34 PM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
624 posts, read 1,889,325 times
Reputation: 563

Advertisements

Quote:
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...)
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 04-14-2009, 04:09 PM
 
Location: Indian Trail
539 posts, read 1,311,506 times
Reputation: 266
Quote:
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.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:




Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > North Carolina > Charlotte
Similar Threads
View detailed profiles of:
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top