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Old 01-04-2017, 11:21 PM
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Saw advertisement for irrigation tune-up in newspaper? Anyone used CK Farm business? Opinions?
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Old 01-04-2017, 11:39 PM
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Do a search here and you'll see the vast majority of us use and recommend Jim Baumgartner. Sorry, I don't have his number handy but I'm sure someone will supply it if you can't find it.
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Old 01-05-2017, 05:51 AM
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Call Joe. 352-430-5615. He works with Jim B.
I got him coming over to my place also.
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Old 01-05-2017, 06:04 AM
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Jim B. is the only way to go. He's reliable, shows up on time and is knowledgeable. He did an evaluation / inspection for us for $25. Then gave us an estimate on repairs. After fixing broken sprinkler heads, etc. he programmed our control box at no additional cost. I have never heard anyone give him a bad evaluation.
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Jim Baumgartner, 352-504-2317, does very good work.
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Old 01-05-2017, 04:11 PM
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Jim B. is the only way to go. He's reliable, shows up on time and is knowledgeable. He did an evaluation / inspection for us for $25. Then gave us an estimate on repairs. After fixing broken sprinkler heads, etc. he programmed our control box at no additional cost. I have never heard anyone give him a bad evaluation.
I would imagine the estimate should be free to start??? Just Thinking out loud to myself.
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Old 01-05-2017, 04:37 PM
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I would imagine the estimate should be free to start??? Just Thinking out loud to myself.
An evaluation/inspection is not free, nor should it be. The tech runs the system through each zone, checking each and every spray head on that zone. We have 7 zones and 40+ heads/rotors in total. I used Joe Tucker (as Jim was booked solid). Joe is excellent, making several adjustments to a few sprinkler heads, including replacing one of the heads so it provided a more suitable pattern coverage, as well as making several timing adjustments in the box. Total cost $50.00. The other bonus is that Joe will explain to you how to make necessary adjustments, so in the future (if you chose) you can service your irrigation system on your own.

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