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    Re: Follow-up on well water pressure

    I agree about the capacitor set-up on the pump - now if it loses a capacitor, it's turned into a service call to pull the pump rather than a 10 minute job for me to replace one in a control box....
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    Re: Follow-up on well water pressure

    I went back and first lowered the cut-in pressure just to see what happened. The result was that the initial brief lag in water pressure became a 3 second delay. This goes along with what CJD had...
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    Re: Follow-up on well water pressure

    I did use those type of directions to check and set the pressure switch settings - thanks.
    CJ Dave, as one member of the general public who's not worried about barriers, this forum and the help that...
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    Re: 1967 Mustang opportunity

    Having gone the full and partial resto routes for myself and others, I can tell you that it is usually cheaper in the long run to buy something that has had a good portion of the work completed or...
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    Re: Can a rear end be converted to posi-track

    Paul is right about the GM/Ford names for limited slip units - I just call everything a posi unit /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif

    I'm not entirely sure what's in the 4 oz additives that both GM...
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    Re: Follow-up on well water pressure

    No, I do not see any small bubbles in the house water - I know what you are talking about though. We had them when the first pump was starting to run out of water - looked like a light froth when you...
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    Re: Can a rear end be converted to posi-track

    For your application I would suggest a posi over a locker.
    A posi unit will run anywhere from $375-$500 depending on what you get. Add shop labor for R&R, new seals, etc, plus setting up the ring...
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    Re: Follow-up on well water pressure

    I checked the tank pressure and it is right on 38 psi, which makes sense for the 40/60 pressure switch that's being used.

    In order to check the air pressure in the tank, I turned off the power and...
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    Re: Follow-up on well water pressure

    Thank you for the help.

    I'll check the air pressure in the tank first to ensure that it's where it needs to be - about 2 psi below pressure switch cut-on psi.

    As far as what holds pressure in...
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    Follow-up on well water pressure

    Thanks for the info that you gave me about the questions I had about a drop in water pressure to our house - the what is it with me and wells? post. If you can help a bit more I would appreciate it....
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    Re: Generator for Water Well

    I'm in the process of installing a transfer switch for back up well/septic/fridge/etc power. I bought a H-F unit for $499 that was rated at 7200/6500 watts, with both 120v and 240v outlets. It's...
  12. Re: No nibbles on TBN .... Kubota Diesel Gensets

    Only experience with their tractors - I've got a L3000DT that has been bulletproof in all kinds of conditions. My opinion is that Kubota diesels are of excellent quality.

    With that said, I went el...
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    Re: What is it with me and wells???

    Well then I don't have one! /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif

    I will check the pressure switch settings and the air pressure in the tank tonight and see if anything is out of whack there. Before we...
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    Re: What is it with me and wells???

    Please don't laugh when I ask how I would know if I've got that PRV in the system? /forums/images/icons/confused.gif

    I want to say that I don't, as I don't see anything installed in the tank...
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    Re: Long Post for Spare Water Tank Questions

    What a great place this is - tons of good info /forums/images/icons/cool.gif

    Pat, I agree with you that adding chlorine is a good idea, so I don't want to rush to say that it's not needed just...
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    Re: What is it with me and wells???

    Thanks for both of your replies. I'll first check the basic cut-on/cut-off pressures, then check the air pressure in the tank. There's a possibility that even though the pressure switch works, the...
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    Re: Long Post for Spare Water Tank Questions

    Pat, thanks for taking the time to help me.

    As far as back-up power, I'm installing a 10 circuit transfer switch so that I can use a portable generator to power selected circuits, one of them...
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    What is it with me and wells???

    Thanks to all of you for your info about my water well woes some time ago - that saga is over and all the work was done at no cost.

    I now have a new 1.5 hp/12.5 gpm pump down at 280' and the water...
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    Re: Long Post for Spare Water Tank Questions

    I have kids - therefore $$ are usually at the top of the list /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif as evidenced by the long hours I've spent doing everything except actually build the house!

    I've...
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    Re: Long Post for Spare Water Tank Questions

    You must have been a fly on the wall Pat /forums/images/icons/wink.gif We were kicking this topic around yesterday while talking about what size tank would be adequate.
    I hadn't considered the...
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    Re: Cable thru foundation...or outside?

    Before pouring the slab for my shop, I installed a 2" diameter PVC sweep elbow so that I could route the cable inside after the slab was done. That was based on my decision to put the panel inside....
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    Re: Will this thing ever run!?!

    My 57 took me 5 years to get done, and to be honest I've never stopped working on it /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif My 79 T/A took 4 years.

    I'm currently reworking a 79 F-150 4x4 that I bought...
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    Re: The \'Swiss Army knife\' of buildings???

    Maybe I haven't paid my CBN bill this month? /forums/images/icons/wink.gif

    Happy to help along with the other good info that you have received. I'll see if I can get some pics sent too. Would you...
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    Re: Budgeted Barn costs

    Are there other regional or multi-state pole barn builders that service the area you live in?
    I'm way down here in Texas - we used BCI Barns for our 40x50 building. Total cost was $11,600. I did all...
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    Re: Torch For Shrink Tubing

    I've used this type of heat gun for the last 3 years and have been very pleased with it. I do a lot of automotive electrical stuff and firmly believe in soldered and heat-shrinked connections ...
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