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Posted By Matt Sestrich

Thanks... After removing the valve today I...

Thanks... After removing the valve today I noticed the valve and likely the connecting pipes are badly corroded and rusted. The nipple between the valve and the 90 was nearly disintegrated and left...
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Posted By Matt Sestrich

Thanks Dane, I think the 1/4 ball valve is the...

Thanks Dane, I think the 1/4 ball valve is the way to go this system is pretty old and the new valve seems cheap enough.

When everything is all back together, will I have to prime it up before...
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Posted By Matt Sestrich

Here is a few photos of my system. I opened up...

Here is a few photos of my system. I opened up the bad sprinkler valve and it was all types of rusty film all over and the rubber seem pretty tired. Looks like I will be replacing all 4 valves for...
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Posted By Matt Sestrich

pugsl, thanks.. There is small tank (maybe...

pugsl,

thanks.. There is small tank (maybe <2 gallons) on top of the pump which i will assume is a pressure tank.

I will try to flush the valve on that zone once i get home tonight. This...
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Posted By Matt Sestrich

Irrigation well pump cycling after replacing sprinkler solenoid

Hello DIY! First a quick background... I recently moved into a home that has a well pump for using the sprinkler system.

It has worked great all summer until last week when I lost a zone due to a...
12-11-13, 10:28 AM
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Posted By Matt Sestrich

Make sense! will do, bolt was just out so it...

Make sense!
will do, bolt was just out so it shouldnt be too stuck in there

thanks again Dane
12-11-13, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Matt Sestrich

thanks Dane ill give that a try this weekend if...

thanks Dane ill give that a try this weekend if its not 12 degrees. Ive attached a close up of the photo.

also is there an easier way to quote text in this forum besides copy and pasting the text...
12-10-13, 08:36 AM
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Posted By Matt Sestrich

only the bottom half of the bolt is still in the...

only the bottom half of the bolt is still in the hole. There is no shoulder.

so i should try to drill it out with a regular drill bit (not left handed) and hope it bites and screws the bolt out...
12-09-13, 08:07 AM
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Posted By Matt Sestrich

i know it will work from the bottom, im wondering...

i know it will work from the bottom, im wondering if i can get the broken bolt to continue out through the bottom. i dont want the broken bolt going back through the top if i cant help it.
12-09-13, 08:04 AM
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Posted By Matt Sestrich

its a C piece that pinches the bar, there are...

its a C piece that pinches the bar, there are threads on the top section and the bottom section.
12-06-13, 01:38 PM
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Posted By Matt Sestrich

Thanks have been lurking on here for a while! ...

Thanks have been lurking on here for a while!

the view from the bottom is just the bolt in the hole. ill try to take a pic this weekend.

i have an extractor set, im just curious if there was a...
12-05-13, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Matt Sestrich

Extract Bolt From Bottom?

The other night while swapping the handle bars on my '78 xs400 i over tightened the bolt that holds the clutch lever assembly the bars. It sheered off clean in the bottom half of the part.

It...
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