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Old July 4, 2016   #151
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Just make sure they work and or fit.
I test fitted them on my hose end one.

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Old July 4, 2016   #152
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Worth, for real, no lie, I'm serious this time, trust me, the checks in the mail, I did not have sex with that woman, I will not raise taxes, I love rabbits, who killed my chickens, I hate coons!!!!!
I will hook everything up in the morning and post pics with results.

No $hit, for real, I ain't lying. )


OH and just let that go, ain't worth it.
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Old July 5, 2016   #153
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Just make sure they work and or fit.
I test fitted them on my hose end one.

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Don't stress they are fine man!

Pm on the way...
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Old July 5, 2016   #154
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Don't stress they are fine man!

Pm on the way...

Thanks, if any problems give me a holler.

Now to it may concern if this were to show up in my mail I would be as happy as a clam.
As of late I came into need of this due to a very stupid bone head move I made on a $60 tool the size of a 50 cent piece.
https://www.amazon.com/Drill-America...words=5-40+die
https://www.amazon.com/Hanson-HAN111...words=5-40+die

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Old July 5, 2016   #155
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I got it hooked up and it works just like the bottle, I can't tell the difference in the mixture rate because it sounds the same as the bottle. This unit clicks when it's injecting the solution and you can hear how fast it's working. I did use a 25psi regular, the el Cheapo from HD. I'm gonna do some more test with my PPM meter and give recommend mixture for the blue MG stuff but I don't think it will be much different from my earlier test that is posted a few pages back.

I'll post pics in a few, my battery is dead at the moment.
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Old July 5, 2016   #156
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I can't do the PPM test today, I only had about 4 tablespoons of mix left.

I tried to keep the parts to a minimum and easily available, I ended up using the washer hose since I had an old one. By using the street elbow I didn't have to use a piece of pipe.





This 1/2" spigot was the cheapest available and it screwed in a 13/16" hole perfect. I added a hose washer to seal it and used a threaded adapter inside to tighten it up

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Looks good.

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I had only 1 problem using it, I had to disconnect the hose from the feeder and remove the pipe you made then fill it up or it wouldn't self purge the air out of it. It might purge it but I ran it for about 3 minutes and then just primed it and had no other problems or leaks.
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I am glad it is working for both you guys.
The gal at the post office knows me and when I told her that I was sending MG feeder hacks she though it was pretty cool.

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Worth, Are you getting ready to ambush the mailman again tomorrow?


MrSalvage, did you get your hack on yet? We need pics.
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Worth, Are you getting ready to ambush the mailman again tomorrow?


MrSalvage, did you get your hack on yet? We need pics.

I'm keeping an eye on it.

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Worth, Are you getting ready to ambush the mailman again tomorrow?


MrSalvage, did you get your hack on yet? We need pics.

No not yet as i still have at least 50 + new bottles to empty yet. However i would like to mix some cal nitrate and lime then fill up a few empty bottles.

I wonder what ratio I might use?
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I just stopped by the farmers Market because some young folks had watermelons for sale.
After discussing how he determined they were ripe I bought one.
We were talking about gardening and so on and I brought up the adapters I made.
I got home took one of the adapters and wrote my contact information on it and the 4.33 PSI per ten foot of elevation.

I drove back and told him I wasn't selling a thing liked to help folks explained how it worked and gave it to him.
It was him his wife and either her father or his father there.
Good country Texas folks.
He really liked it and gave me another watermelon.
I will do my civic duty cut off a slice and send it to the IRS for their share.

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Worth - I'm essentially trying to build what rajun has. A 5 or so gallon bucket with bulkhead fitting and faucet that I can hook into the MG system via your contraption. I've got soaker hoses in my raised beds, and am hoping to feed through them.

Currently I'm using TTF, but I've heard that it needs to be agitated fairly regularly or else it will settle. I may switch the ferts up after I finish this bottle.
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Worth - I'm essentially trying to build what rajun has. A 5 or so gallon bucket with bulkhead fitting and faucet that I can hook into the MG system via your contraption. I've got soaker hoses in my raised beds, and am hoping to feed through them.

Currently I'm using TTF, but I've heard that it needs to be agitated fairly regularly or else it will settle. I may switch the ferts up after I finish this bottle.
This is the thread that has all of the pitfalls when I get off work if I have time I will post again.
I hate trying to post complicated stuff on my phone.
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