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02-06-09, 08:54 AM
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I do not use the so called mineral salt, but...

I do not use the so called mineral salt, but instead Something called Sea-90. This is much better for cattle, and will not hurt the land.
08-08-08, 08:45 AM
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Views: 5,241
Posted By roadhawg3

Good way to turn garbage into feed & fertilizer

The more I read about the Black Soldier Fly, the better it gets!
Besides being a great super high protein feed for chickens, lizards etc, they also make a very good fish bait!
For every 100 lbs of...
07-13-08, 08:20 PM
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Views: 5,241
Posted By roadhawg3

Black Soldier Fly larvea??

I have read some info on the Black Soldier Fly (BSF). Does anyone here know anything about them?
I have heard that they will digest and convert ordinary household waste into a high protein chicken...
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Posted By roadhawg3

Alright, you are 24 feet down, and have water...

Alright, you are 24 feet down, and have water just 6 feet from surface,
So this gives you about 18 feet of standing water.
That should be plenty of water for about 5 or 6 gpm.
What I did on mine...
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Views: 2,047
Posted By roadhawg3

Does it have a bad taste? Does it have a lot on...

Does it have a bad taste?
Does it have a lot on minerals, iron? Do you get rusty looking stains on your showers and or toilet bowl? I would take a sample of your water to the county health dept and...
Replies: 7
Views: 2,874
Posted By roadhawg3

Also, if your goal is to get at least 5 gpm, then...

Also, if your goal is to get at least 5 gpm, then you will need about 10 feet of standing water. but this does depend on how much water you have coming into well.
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Views: 2,874
Posted By roadhawg3

Please try to describe what you are doing. You...

Please try to describe what you are doing.
You say you "dug" down? What did you dig with?
Are you using 1 1/4 galvanized pipe?
Are you driving pipe down with post driver?
How much force does it...
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Views: 2,874
Posted By roadhawg3

I am wondering how much "standing" water you...

I am wondering how much "standing" water you have?
I think you need to take some depth measurements, and find out where you "are" before you do anything else.
You know, drop a string down pipe for...
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Views: 1,541
Posted By roadhawg3

I dont believe you can put a septic on top of a...

I dont believe you can put a septic on top of a spring.
What does your local building code dept say? How far is proposed drainfeild from spring? You need the county to come out and do a "perc" test...
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By roadhawg3

Yeah I know 89 K aint nothing for this car. ...

Yeah I know 89 K aint nothing for this car.
Unfortunately, I dont know the history of this car.
I suspect someone overheated it and, or ran it without oil.
If I could get it back on the road for...
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Views: 955
Posted By roadhawg3

Yeah, I hear ya, but I gotta tell ya that this...

Yeah, I hear ya, but I gotta tell ya that this car only has 89 k miles, and is in very good shape! good body, good interior, new tires, brakes, etc
I just dont know if its worth it?
I guess it...
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Views: 928
Posted By roadhawg3

Please do NOT put paper towels in...

Please do NOT put paper towels in toilet!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Nothing but Scott toilet paper, thats it!
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Views: 955
Posted By roadhawg3

Looking 4 engine for 87 Nissan Sentra

What am I looking at to replace engine in 87 Nissan Sentra?
That is if I can find one.
Someone told me I would need to put it up on a lift to replace engine?
What would you estimate the hours it...
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Views: 8,532
Posted By roadhawg3

I would guess that you have small holes in your...

I would guess that you have small holes in your pipe. How old is your pipe?
You must be getting air somewhere.
I assume you have a well point screen on the bottom, so you would not have a foot...
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Views: 990
Posted By roadhawg3

Hey Pumpman

Where is the Pumpman?
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Views: 1,482
Posted By roadhawg3

Need more info Is this a jet pump? Shallow...

Need more info
Is this a jet pump? Shallow well?
What kind of storage tank?
Does it have a pressure guage?
If it has been s just sitting there for a while, it could have lost its prime, but I...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,959
Posted By roadhawg3

My shallow wells are set up differently. Mine...

My shallow wells are set up differently. Mine have 3 foot wellscreens on the bottom of the 2 inch pipe. I dont use a drop pipe. My check valve is on top of the ground right before the 1/2 hp pump. I...
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Views: 14,548
Posted By roadhawg3

Hey Vey, what do ya think?

Vey is the guy that knows about shallow wells
He helped me very much with mine.
I had to go thru about 12 feet of very hard clay!
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Views: 1,343
Posted By roadhawg3

Hey there "Pumpman" can you help him?

Hey there "Pumpman" can you help him?
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Views: 1,208
Posted By roadhawg3

Another one for the "Pumpman"!

Another one for the "Pumpman"!
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Views: 1,057
Posted By roadhawg3

Where is the "Pumpman"??? Lets help her out...

Where is the "Pumpman"???
Lets help her out here!
Replies: 3
Views: 827
Posted By roadhawg3

Buy a new pressure gauge

Buy a new pressure gauge
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Views: 12,289
Posted By roadhawg3

What about a driven well with a 1 1/4 galvanized...

What about a driven well with a 1 1/4 galvanized pipe and well screen?
I have put a few of these in, one to supply water for my 1/4 acre fish pond. I get about 4 or 5 GPM from each one. One...
Replies: 4
Views: 9,089
Posted By roadhawg3

You need to find out some history on the well. ...

You need to find out some history on the well.
Like age, depth, standing water, is this a submersible pump or jet pump? What size casing, and what it is it made of? Galvanized? PVC?
The more info...
Replies: 6
Views: 8,085
Posted By roadhawg3

I would put the hand pump back on, and prime it...

I would put the hand pump back on, and prime it good (fill up entire pipe) and try to get some water going, so you can measure how much water is coming out.. If you cant get the hand pump to work,...
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