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  1. Anyway to clean iron from inside of softener/resin?

    Was having a problem with sulfur smell and had slightly hard water. Bought a new Filox system (another thread in this forum) as suggested on here. Also bought a used Culligen silver series softner....
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    Yes it looks like there is something on the pump...

    Yes it looks like there is something on the pump discharge. I wonder why the previous plumber put the gauge and the switch on the discharge? It was short cycling - coming on at 30 psi and shutting...
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    And which Square D switch do I need (40/60). The...

    And which Square D switch do I need (40/60). The normal switch or the one with low pressure cutoff? What is low pressure cutoff??
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    The main line goes about 1.5' then the air tank...

    The main line goes about 1.5' then the air tank is tee'd in. But the air tank has about 2' of 1" line before it tee's into the main line.
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    So the switch should be closer to bladder tank...

    So the switch should be closer to bladder tank rather than on the pump?
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    Pressure problem on jet pump

    Just getting finished installing water softener and iron filter. Was going to raise the pressure of the pump up to 60/40. Its a 50/30 now. Pressure in house after going through filters is not quite...
  7. Ok thank you!

    Ok thank you!
  8. The well house has the jet pump and bladder tank...

    The well house has the jet pump and bladder tank all plumbed with pvc. The pvc then goes through the slab of the well house under ground 80' or so to the house.

    I was going to use 1" pex from...
  9. 1" PEX or 1" PVC when hooking up new softener?

    All the current connections and piping in my well house are 1" PVC. The softener and Filox filter are both 1" pipe connections. I have been told by numerous people to use PEX instead of PVC. I have...
  10. Softener discharge line... where to dump it?

    Been reading some of the other posts - most agree to dump it in the septic. I am putting my softener in the well house which is out at the edge of the lawn. There is really no other place to put it....
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    Ok thanks for the info!

    Ok thanks for the info!
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    Do the tanks ever go bad or get contaminated? How...

    Do the tanks ever go bad or get contaminated? How do you know if the media is good or not? I agree.. I do not want to dump a bunch of money into it when I could just buy a new unit.
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    Buying a used water softener - bad idea?

    We need a water softener for the house we just bought (on well water). There are quite a few used systems in my area for sale as more and more houses are connecting up to the county water. Is it best...
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    I cannot find anyone that sells Canature direct...

    I cannot find anyone that sells Canature direct to a DIY'er. The 2510SXT/Air Injection/Tank/Filox media is close to $400 cheaper than the Brim Canature unit my local water deal is suggesting I use. ...
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    Its funny - the Culligan guy recommended the Brim...

    Its funny - the Culligan guy recommended the Brim filter to get rid of the smell. Everything you read says brim is not for sulfide.

    Is there a major difference between the 2510SXT and the 5600SXT?
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    Thank you - I just called and talked to them....

    Thank you - I just called and talked to them. Nice guy - looking at the "Air Injection Platinum 15 System" with the Fleck 2510SXT. And the WS-48k-56SXT with a 5600SXT control. Good stuff? Prices seem...
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    Canature Brand Brim Filter - Alternatives?

    Hi,

    This is my first post to the board, although have been reading others post for quite some time. Great forum and lots of great info. Thank you everyone!

    We have a house that we recently...
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