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Umm, potable water tank (in Subject) of 1500 or...

Umm, potable water tank (in Subject) of 1500 or 1550 gallons (in Body). They only make a couple of them to that spec., the only thing that seems to change is the color but, a review on any of their...
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Chem-tainer potable water tanks - anyone?

Hi, we are looking at getting another 1500/1550-gallon tank to sit alongside the current Snyder tank. Danged if I can find a single review online for chem-tainer. Prices are very attractive when...
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@Marq1: That's the term I needed. Cement Board....

@Marq1: That's the term I needed. Cement Board. It's only a toilet and hand basin en-suite, no shower, but I wanted to use the correct materials.Thanks.
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Thanks, but I mean the real floor, not a floor...

Thanks, but I mean the real floor, not a floor covering. As in, a hole through to the ground if there is none. :)We want to submit a Permit for an en-suite and pretty sure the current plywood...
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Waterproof floor for bathroom

Hi, I am having trouble finding what material to use for a bathroom floor. I found some building codes that said, "waterproof fiberboard" but when I search for the at Lowes etc I get a lot of MDF...
05-11-19, 11:52 AM
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Posted By kay dee

Soldering/Glueing connections to a solar panel

Hi, I have a small solar panel to trickle charge a battery on a remote gate opener. It's been fine but recently stopped charging so I checked and the wire connections on the back are tarnished and...
05-11-19, 11:45 AM
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OK, thanks. That will make life easier.

OK, thanks. That will make life easier.
05-10-19, 10:54 AM
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Piping for rainwater collection

Hi, we are going to pipe our roof rain run-off to our new storage tank. I am planning on using 4" PVC bell-end drain pipe from the guttering.With the bell-end stuff, do I really need to use PVC glue...
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Thanks, I had figured that, but the sticker is on...

Thanks, I had figured that, but the sticker is on the underside and when in service, (full of in water) it would have weighed about 300-lbs, so getting to even see the sticker would have been a...
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Why not unscrew the bottom fitting?

Hi, Welmate WM-25WB pressure tank is leaking around the outside of the Schrader valve and not repairable. Way to go Wellmate, built in obsolescence.

So, out it came and in went a different brand....
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Wall of text

Now there' an interesting thing. No wall of text, I just used the "Quick Reply" box rather than the "Advanced" or quoting a reply and the text is formatting just fine.

Seems "Advanced," is not as...
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OK guys, thanks for that information. If it is...

OK guys, thanks for that information. If it is just recharging the system then we are OK with that. There is piped compressed air less than 10-feet away from the tank.

I appreciate the comments...
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Pressure tanks - why a bladder?

Hi All,Old Fibreglass wound pressure tank (Wellmate WM-25WB) is waterlogged I am guessing. Water coming out of the Schrader valve at the top.I have another Sears tank (390-291601) from a well we no...
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OK, there has been a development -- of sorts. It...

OK, there has been a development -- of sorts. It has been really windy and it dropped to a whisper an hour ago so when I was out messing with the box etc, I could hear the faint humming of the pump...
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Not sure if it is the exact same problem but it...

Not sure if it is the exact same problem but it might have been as I would not have gone searching for the relay if the pump was not showing continuity and reasonable winding Resistances, as it is...
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Thanks again. The breaker is not tripping and the...

Thanks again. The breaker is not tripping and the 11-ish current draw is steady. Not sure what fuse is in the box but I will walk down and check it.

I tried manually flipping the pressure switch...
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OK, just found the Well Forum under Plumbing. I...

OK, just found the Well Forum under Plumbing. I only looked down that list and did not hover mouse over any to see sub-forums.
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Thanks Pete. Scary thought, but we could always...

Thanks Pete. Scary thought, but we could always hear it running when standing at the pressure switch. A low hum and faint vibration, but now it is silent. It's a four wire by the way, with Ground as...
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Help with well pump

Hi, I am new to this site but found some useful information in older threads.

We have a 1-1/2hp well pump down about 300-feet. It stopped running and I have checked things, but not sure what the...
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