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    What are some of the special tools used to slow the flow of sprinklers?

    We had a sprinkler training last night and we only used wedges and a tool used to slow the flow. We also heard about using a potato, we tried it, the results were exploding literally. Maybe it was just the brand of potato!

    Any one have any other ways to shut the water off.

    And for ya smart @sses!!! LOL the shut off valve is broken.
    Ryan

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    Sprinkler tongs would be helpful.

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    If it is a zoned system, you can locate the zone valve and shut it off.

    If not, it's time for the probies to play finger in the dike.

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    If it's a big enough problem, call the water department to turn it off at the street.

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    Probies!

    I always carry a couple of wedges- not because I ever intend to use them. But when I tell a probie to chock a sprinkler, and he tells me he doesn't have any wedges, I hand him mine. Problem solved!
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