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Posted in thread: Advice on Frozen Water Supply... on 01-14-2017 at 03:21 PM
Frostline where I lived was 48". But I have seen it go deeper. When we had to dig wells up to
repair them, frost was the enemy. Pick and shovel or an expensive job with a backhoe and a
Posted in thread: Advice on Frozen Water Supply... on 01-14-2017 at 03:18 PM
all it takes is a couple of hours. at 32 degreeshere is a trick for thawning frozen pipes put
the welding machine leads on the pipe. it ill thaw inbetween the leadsworked for me in the
Posted in thread: Advice on Frozen Water Supply... on 01-14-2017 at 03:07 PM
If his waterline is 3' as he says it's not because of walking or driving on it. It would hav to
be zero for weeks to freeze that deep.I lived and worked in Michigan for lots of years and it
Posted in thread: Advice on Frozen Water Supply... on 01-13-2017 at 02:39 PM
I don't know if you have frost in the ground up there or how deep it may be. I do know that if
you walk or drive on frozen ground or remove the snow, you can drive the frost deeper than it
would be no...
Posted in thread: Pump and Supplier recommendation please on 01-10-2017 at 03:03 PM
People have been searching for and purchasing the least expensive pump they can find for years.
So now the only choices we have are all cheaply built pumps. If people only bought the BEST
pump, then m...
Posted in thread: Pump and Supplier recommendation please on 01-06-2017 at 02:35 PM
Brand names really don't mean much these days since practically every good old brand name is
now owned by someone else. You don't know what your buying these days. Goulds and Myers both
have a Chinese...
Posted in thread: Water softener question on 01-02-2017 at 02:47 PM
The 255 was a great head. It's biggest drawback was cleaning internally if you had much iron in
your water. Once the iron buildup got to a certain point, it would start flaking off and
plugging the no...
Posted in thread: Sand coming in from driven well on 01-01-2017 at 09:42 PM
I remember you now. I remember your username because of the two guys that used to do Garage
Sales on TV several years ago. Ton was the guy with the tattoos on his head.Once the larger
particles are th...
Posted in thread: Sand coming in from driven well on 01-01-2017 at 03:20 PM
What was your username or was it Ton? I have talk with a lot of folks from Canada.From what
your saying; your not getting much sand. I agree with Johnson, going two thousands smaller with
the screen p...
Posted in thread: Sump Pump Discharge to Drywell? on 12-31-2016 at 02:39 PM
First you will have to determine what kind of soil you have to drain all this water into. If
it's clay, forget it. If it's sand or gravel, it might work. Depends on how much water your
trying to get r...