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Old 04-19-2013, 03:15 PM   #21
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Its definately a journey, as I am sure you have learned already that you run into problems and either have to work around them or sometimes even do things completley differently. It is definately a experince for me, I havent done a lot of this stuff before being 23 years old Im quickly learning as fast as I can. I work a full time job too so my only time to work is on weekends. So me, another friend that will probably be posting on here later and jperry have been working our butts off all weekend for the last 5 weeks. I like your setup man, it looks pretty gnarley. I will have many more pics to come. Some videos too, its pretty funny watching us get those 20 foot tall poles up with out any equipment but our bodies.
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Old 04-19-2013, 03:18 PM   #22
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http://www.irrigationdirect.com/irri...ezflo-ez005-fx

Going to be ordering one of these I think tommorow, unless anyone elses has a cheaper better solution. I like things being easy though and it doesnt get much easier then an inline injector.



 
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Old 04-19-2013, 04:42 PM   #23
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The plants are gonna be fighting Santa Ana winds, but we have high hopes for getting hops.
Will the winds be blowing up the rows or across them?

 
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Old 04-19-2013, 05:41 PM   #24
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http://www.irrigationdirect.com/irri...ezflo-ez005-fx

Going to be ordering one of these I think tommorow, unless anyone elses has a cheaper better solution. I like things being easy though and it doesnt get much easier then an inline injector.
Your getting that for nutrients? Easiest is sprinkling granuales on the ground and your hand costs a lot less than that thing.

 
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Old 04-19-2013, 05:44 PM   #25
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Unfortunately it will be blowing across them

 
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Old 04-19-2013, 06:11 PM   #26
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I am 23 as well man! Guess us young guys think alike. Good luck with it and I will continue to watch as it develops.

 
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Old 04-19-2013, 07:13 PM   #27
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http://www.irrigationdirect.com/irri...ezflo-ez005-fx

Going to be ordering one of these I think tommorow, unless anyone elses has a cheaper better solution. I like things being easy though and it doesnt get much easier then an inline injector.
Like Dan said, that is overkill. You only have 100 plants and you can hand spread fertilizer for free. If you really want to drip in the fertilizer just get water soluable fertilizer and add it to a 250 gallon tank that is inline with your drip irrigation. First year you won't need much anyways.

 
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Old 04-20-2013, 02:05 PM   #28
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I totally agree, I have 200 plus and use a hand spreader, works great and takes 15 min! Also check out drip depot prices on drip parts. free shipping over 50.
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Old 04-23-2013, 06:44 PM   #29
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Sounds good I will just use a hand spreader for now. Its definately cheaper. What type of nutrients do you guys use exactly?
Heres a update pic of one of the crowns.
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Old 04-23-2013, 07:44 PM   #30
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Test your soil, Lime is almost a given


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