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  • Posted in thread: Air bubbles in well water on 08-30-2014 at 02:21 PM
    When the pump is making more pressure it is pulling less amps using less electricity. The
    constant pressure valve does the same thing.When that well goes, you are looking at knocking in
    another 1-1/4"...

  • Posted in thread: Air bubbles in well water on 08-28-2014 at 05:42 PM
    You don't need a constant pressure valve with a shallow well jet pump. Just adjust the pressure
    up a little so the pump doesn't cycle while your using water. I would still be looking to
    replumb it to ...

  • Posted in thread: Flexible pipe offset causes leak on 08-28-2014 at 02:02 PM
    I think you have answered your question. The angle is too great and the pipes just won't bend
    in that short of a distance. You could re plumb it somehow to make things easier, or maybe go
    to PVC at th...

  • Posted in thread: Air bubbles in well water on 08-28-2014 at 12:42 PM
    The fact that galvanized tanks last forever isn't so true anymore. They have gone up in price
    and the quality has gone down a lot. I have seen them rust through in less than 7 years.

  • Posted in thread: Air bubbles in well water on 08-26-2014 at 02:03 PM
    You should probably find out where the air is coming from and fix the leak. You can't find air
    leaks easily if at all, but you could re plumb the suction line with the fewest fittings
    possible and tha...

  • Posted in thread: Weird water pressure issue in house... tenants moving in today, any ideas? (w/pics) on 08-18-2014 at 06:22 PM
    Do you have any filtration? Softeners and those useless inline filters can plug causing the
    problem your having.

  • Posted in thread: Softener membrane burst clogging pipes on 08-12-2014 at 03:35 PM
    I have never heard of a softener having a membrane. They do have one or two screens, generally
    made of plastic to keep the mineral in the tank. The main one is in the bottom of the softener
    tank and s...

  • Posted in thread: Jet Pump Questions on 08-10-2014 at 02:19 PM
    Like everyone else it has one year from date of sale or 1.5 years from build date. Yes it is
    the SEI motor. It's a beast.

  • Posted in thread: Jet Pump Questions on 08-09-2014 at 05:00 PM
    Everyone seems to think Goulds pumps are the best pump since sliced bread. I say they aren't
    any better than any other name brand (Wayne, Flotec, Water Ace etc excluded) but they always
    had an AO Smit...

  • Posted in thread: Jet Pump Questions on 08-09-2014 at 01:15 PM
    The Betta Flo SW series is a very good pump and so is the new Goulds knockoff pump I'm selling.
    The pump itself is exactly like the Goulds and all parts are interchangeable. The motor on that
    pump is ...

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