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05-03-21, 03:11 PM
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Posted By Akpsdvan

How is it that you know that you have tannin? ...

How is it that you know that you have tannin?
Flow rate from the well?
05-03-21, 03:04 PM
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Posted By Akpsdvan

It is possible that the valve is going to need a...

It is possible that the valve is going to need a rebuild or cleaning. It is Kinetico and often if the pre filter has not been changed like it should be it can lead to failure of main valve.
02-21-21, 01:56 PM
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Views: 1,070
Posted By Akpsdvan

Seeing is believing,,,,,, so how about a few...

Seeing is believing,,,,,, so how about a few photos of the set up.
Two systems use salt, softener and tannin units.
Then there is the greensand unit that uses pot perm.
You talk about the hardness...
02-11-21, 02:08 PM
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Views: 462
Posted By Akpsdvan

At the top of this forum there is a write up that...

At the top of this forum there is a write up that I did awhile back on the changing of the older culligan to take the Fleck 3200 timer, day , meter..
The Mark 100 has sold.. but on Ebay there are...
02-06-21, 10:43 AM
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Views: 462
Posted By Akpsdvan

The Mark 100 is one of the first gen when it...

The Mark 100 is one of the first gen when it comes to Culligan boards. Now from time to time Mark 100 show up on Ebay... the color of the control buttons differ but the boards are the same.
The one...
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Views: 678
Posted By Akpsdvan

Questions. 1) size of pump down hole? 1/2...

Questions.
1) size of pump down hole? 1/2 horse, 3/4 or 1 horse?
2) recovery rate of the well? 5gpm? more?
The pressure tank is a good idea, but it needs to have the same pressure as the master...
01-26-21, 07:45 PM
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Posted By Akpsdvan

If I am working with the correct manual, page 38...

If I am working with the correct manual, page 38 for the book that I am working with. I replaced the two ends seals and rotor parts at either end for a customer and his leak to drain stopped.....
01-26-21, 07:26 PM
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Posted By Akpsdvan

Problem fixed or is the water still dis-colored...

Problem fixed or is the water still dis-colored in the AM?
What brand is the system?
01-26-21, 07:20 PM
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Posted By Akpsdvan

Could be that there is resin plugging the .5 or...

Could be that there is resin plugging the .5 or .25 gpm flow control in the brine assembly area of the valve. Look in the manual and find the brine housing and make sure all is clear.
01-26-21, 07:17 PM
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Posted By Akpsdvan

One of the points is for water in and the other...

One of the points is for water in and the other is for treated out...... There is no good way of dealing with this style of tank. One is very likely to get wet , as a garden hose with a brass nozzle...
09-09-19, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Akpsdvan

What is the pump settings? How long is a stroke...

What is the pump settings?
How long is a stroke and how often is it going?
Is it controlled by the well pump or a meter?
09-09-19, 10:52 AM
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Posted By Akpsdvan

Kinetico parts have been known to show up on Ebay...

Kinetico parts have been known to show up on Ebay from time to time.
You might be able to find the part or parts there.
09-05-19, 05:44 PM
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Views: 815
Posted By Akpsdvan

What grade of peroxide? 7% is already some...

What grade of peroxide?
7% is already some thing that one has to be careful with.

It all depends on what is in the water the amount of peroxide and the amount of water usage each day.

Also the...
09-04-19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By Akpsdvan

Might look at increasing the peroxide injection....

Might look at increasing the peroxide injection. Either increasing the mix or increase the injection amount, or increase the amount of peroxide in the storage tank.
At some point the carbon does go...
09-04-19, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Akpsdvan

Culligan is one that fills at the end of its...

Culligan is one that fills at the end of its cycle , so there should be water in the salt tank or brine tank.
If the salt is not going down , then the unit is neither pulling out the brine or...
08-30-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By Akpsdvan

There is most likely a boat load of vids on...

There is most likely a boat load of vids on youtube about the rebuild of the 5600.
All the 5600 are the same when it comes to rebuild , just different end plugs for the low water , standard and...
08-29-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By Akpsdvan

Make sure that the kit has the GREEN end plug...

Make sure that the kit has the GREEN end plug like the one your current one has.
There are different ones, white , black and then the green... you will again need the green.
08-28-19, 09:54 AM
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Views: 738
Posted By Akpsdvan

Does the water go to the drain when the unit is...

Does the water go to the drain when the unit is in service or is it that the system steps through each of the parts of the cycle with out stopping?

If water is going to drain while system is in...
08-17-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,244
Posted By Akpsdvan

Hellenbrand and Marlo are National companies .....

Hellenbrand and Marlo are National companies .. and good with the clack valve.
At least the Hellenbrand is in Alaska for years.

Having a local person can be great or a bad thing depending on the...
08-11-19, 12:30 PM
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Views: 685
Posted By Akpsdvan

9500? that is more times than not a Commercial...

9500? that is more times than not a Commercial system with large plumbing in and out.
Does the timer and the like set in the middle of two tanks?
That would be 8500 and yes it would be good to...
07-24-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,358
Posted By Akpsdvan

What o ring did you change? Is the bypass...

What o ring did you change?

Is the bypass lined up with the valve body? is it straight in?

I am in the dark as to why your system is leaking, need more information on Where it is Leaking FROM...
07-23-19, 04:07 PM
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Views: 897
Posted By Akpsdvan

Depending on the unit the timer motor may make...

Depending on the unit the timer motor may make some noise as it ages.

Putting the system in bypass will not Change How the Motor runs , un plugging it will stop the motor.

Is there water to...
07-21-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,778
Posted By Akpsdvan

Any system reaches a point where the media needs...

Any system reaches a point where the media needs to be changed out with new media.

This goes for the cheep Home Depot - Lowes or on line system to the brand names like Kinetico , Culligan and the...
07-21-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,358
Posted By Akpsdvan

There are No photos or a way of getting there. ...

There are No photos or a way of getting there.

But with the from behind leads me to think that it is all in one unit, like sears , GE or the like and the salt water is over flowing?

Putting the...
07-10-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,683
Posted By Akpsdvan

When was the last time that I used the center...

When was the last time that I used the center wheel with the people.... oh 25 years ago....

If your going to push the system then ....

48,000 is going to take 15 lbs of salt per regen.

If...
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