Monthly Archives: November 2012

Roam Remote Control

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  I managed to get a hold of one of these babies for home the other day. On a quarter acre block it’s a bit of a pain running back and forth to test the stations so a remote comes in handy – and its even better when you need to change a nozzle. Now […]

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A Garden Grows

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Its always nice when you get a chance to see how a garden you have worked in has developed and grown. I did some work for D & D from Quinns Rocks around 18 months ago and then went back this week to help them with the front yard. This is how the back looks […]

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We Won – Again!

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At the start of the year we got a great buzz from winning the Holman competition and scored a free trip to Sydney to the cricket. Well it happened again. A couple of months back Hunter industries launched a promotion open to all retic contractors who completed their 10 modules of online training. Well… a […]

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X Core Hybrid Controllers

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This is the control box you would use if you have no access to mains power. It is totally battery operated and does not require a 240v supply. I came across one of these in Butler this week and only realised when we arrived that it was a hybrid. The trick here is that none […]

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Fuse Messages on Irritrol Kiwdial Controllers

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  One of the most common service calls I do is to respond to the ‘fuse’ message on the Irritrol Kwikdial controllers. The fuse message can be a frustrating one because it isn’t always clear if its the solenoid coil that is giving the problem, or if its the controller itself. And the the error […]

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