Great program. Been on it for over 10 years. 

The listing works better than any other. If you think you need convert to hydra 
list for your fab shop, you just have to know how to do it correctly.  
Certainly not garbage but if you don't know the correct way it's like 'pushing 
a button' to run calcs, not the best thing to do. 

Cliff Whitfield, SET
Fire Design, Inc.

> On Sep 20, 2016, at 10:57 AM, John Irwin <> 
> wrote:
> We’re about 90 days in to the process of changing over. It’s been tedious to 
> say the least. I like the program but it’s very different from anything 
> that’s AutoCAD based. Also make sure your fabricator is either set up to 
> price from AutoSPRINK or they are willing to price from a PDF stocklist. 
> AutoSPRINK’ s HLF conversion is garbage.
> Also plan on investing in the training courses.
> I don’t think we will go back to HydraCAD but there have been numerous times 
> during changing over that I have considered pulling the plug. Having said 
> that, I did talk to many, many users before we purchased and the general 
> consensus was that the end justified the means.
> John Irwin
> Manager – Fire Sprinkler Division
> Critical System Solutions, LLC
> Cell:     813.618.2781
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> Anyone on the forum use AutoSPRINK? I thinking about switching over and would 
> like some user input.
> Thank you!!
> Rocci Cetani III, CET
> Designer
> Water-Based Fire Protections Systems Layout, Nicet Level III
> Northern California Fire Protection Services Inc.
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