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22 year old Craftsman rider lawn mower, W/B&S engine

B&S model 28N707. It just feels like its running hot. when it first starts up I get blue smoke for about the first minute. I noticed the other day the plug wire boot was melted of sorts. I replaced...
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Adoes the aeration eliminate biomass?

How is biomass elininated in the leech field? I heard its like a solid hardened over jellyfish almost like black tar. Is there an emzyme or treatment that opens up this biomass? Almost like a...
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Bio mass???

Is there a system that prevents bio-mass from happening. Iíve been told that my leaching field is likely saturated with a biomass that prevents the system to properly leaching the effluent from the D...
07-12-21, 06:34 AM
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Charging procedures

Charging procedures,
I understand the no discussion is to protect home owners from attempting to charge units (EPA)... I am a licenced service technitian though, I dont Dable in this trade. To...
07-11-21, 06:51 PM
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charging a Carrier Pkg RTU

You have a two stage PKG RTU with two Scroll compressors tee'd into one circuit. They share a crossover oil line. Its fully evacuated. The choices of charging refrigerant to this unit with a weighed...
05-13-21, 07:44 PM
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Slow close

If i close it slowly it doesnít hammer. Well pressure tank setting is supposed to be 2psi below the cut in set point, so it is correct.
adjusted C/I 38 PSI, Tank pressure 36 PSI....
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An article I read in the JLC

A plumber got sued for not installing an anti scald valve in the 80s when a mother left her infant in the sink to answer the door, her son used the fauset to rinse his hands and didnt turn the HW off...
05-10-21, 06:19 PM
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Water hammer

Tried to drain the lines and recharge, no success. Lowered the ci and co on the pump pressure from 68/44 to 58/38 , tank is @36. That didnt work either. I think it just must be a loose pipe clamp...
05-10-21, 04:27 PM
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Tank??.

THe well expantion tank?..hmmm . Maybe i should check the pressure there. It shouldnt be that because that only stores pressure as a reserve demand, to prevent the pump from short cycling, but, who...
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vent line

yes, the white pvc to the left going up the outside wall has to be a vent because there is no plumbing at all on that side of the house, the only time Ive had issues with overflow out that 1.5' tube...
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washing machine question offhand....

I understand pumps will push water uphill for quite a ways, but will only suck a short distance no matter how big they are. just curious how high they will push... if I can get it to push 7 or 8...
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Proposed mounting area

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see the situation here

i dont drain down low to gravity drain here. If I keep the hookup at 72"it will go in the top fine, but as it travels down through the cylinder it will have to push the water through or presureize...
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discharge water filter

Im considering a Filtrol bag style filtering device to help protect my septic leaching field of non bio fibers and hair. They mentioned most washing machines are limited to 6' in height. My PVC pipe...
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upgrading

upgrading to a retention head low mass boiler is as far as one should go. HE is a salesmans dream. They are expensive, breakdown more often, (service calls) and replacement parts are way up there,...
05-06-21, 07:51 AM
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Water Hammer

I have recently, in the last few months, noted water hammer on any water device opening or closing. Water hammer was only normal when I changed my washing machine hoses from rubber to stainless...
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A bit more data

The sewer company said my baffle seemed to be intact, if I chose to install a filter it would require breaking off the concrete baffle and installing a sanitary tee....
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Updated message

This picture shows sludge begining to enter the outlet pipe of the septic tank out to the D box. The tank was pumped out 13 days ago and began draining on day 13. The D box was 10 feet down and full...
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Update...

Its now two weeks after the tank has been

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Thanks for all the great replyís. I saw online...

Thanks for all the great replyís. I saw online on YouTube, many systems have a filter on the discharge pipe. If I have one of these it would make sense it would be at least partially plugged...
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Triple tank

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Thatís a relief to know. Even on an economy tank...

Thatís a relief to know. Even on an economy tank from 93? Builders always seem to use minimums unfortunately. The ultimate tank Iíve seen is a three tank piece I think they call a French tank. One...
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And the plot thickens...

Some additional data... a few years ago, my wife started using these wipes that were approved for septic systems. After about year of using them, I was a bit apprehensive 😬 using them. Thinking that...
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Believe it or not, itís the same washer and dryer...

Believe it or not, itís the same washer and dryer since 1993 and drain system. In 1994 while stil. New to this new house, I had a septic odor to which the pump guy sold me a cap like thing that had a...
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Everything Iíve read says every two years for...

Everything Iíve read says every two years for moderate usage, 3 years on light usage... and seeing this is but a thousand gallon tank, a bit too small for todayís standards, the more frequent pumping...
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