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    Trust me on this please, from someone who knows...

    Trust me on this please, from someone who knows what he's saying, and has worked with and on these units.... Yes, if a motor shorts out, the thermal protectors will protect the system until you...
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    I would leave these alone. I imagine the motors...

    I would leave these alone. I imagine the motors are thermal protected. If you add breakers, one or both of two things could happen. The radiator cooling fan trips a breaker, you dont know it has...
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    Ummm...lol...us country old timer folk know what...

    Ummm...lol...us country old timer folk know what a "floor" furnace is. 28"X38" or larger (appx) grate in the middle of one room only that if you step on barefoot, you get those painful waffle stripes...
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    If your floor furnace is gas and has no blower in...

    If your floor furnace is gas and has no blower in it at all, its probably a milli-volt unit. If it's oil, or has a factory fan on a propane unit (or older nat gas unit), then it may use a standard 24...
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    I believe Jad is right. I have forced air, and a...

    I believe Jad is right. I have forced air, and a well insulated house. With my ac use over the summer, a setback tstat has been good to me....(I must state Im away for 10-12 hours a day or longer...
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    And, from what Ive learned, if the well has been...

    And, from what Ive learned, if the well has been at rest that long, plan on replacing the pump soon!
  7. Thread: My new Well!

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    I have a question; How come none of us were dying...

    I have a question; How come none of us were dying with lead poison from our old plumbing or blacklung from our asbestos insulation and siding until some scientist decided that it was killing us? My...
  8. Thread: My new Well!

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    Everything has a designed in failure time. Went...

    Everything has a designed in failure time. Went through this in a diesel truck seminar years ago...I asked the rep why if a truck engine could be designed to run a million miles, then why not make a...
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    I would guess that your pump motor is fried, or...

    I would guess that your pump motor is fried, or if it's a "3-wire" pump, the control box could be bad. The pump should not cycle on and off before the pressure reaches 60...it should come on at the...
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    Around here, you couldnt pay me enough to live in...

    Around here, you couldnt pay me enough to live in a subsidised appartment! Right down the street, there's been 3 shootings in a "housing autority" appartment complex in the last 2 years! Across town,...
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    My own definition of charitable intervention...my...

    My own definition of charitable intervention...my own mother is an example. Her social security is just over $600/mo. Her house needs a new roof, new heating system, and part of the plumbing...
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    Cookie, you're absolutely right! Yea, I am a...

    Cookie, you're absolutely right! Yea, I am a little touchy on the subject, and I owe an Im sorry to all involved here. My touchiness on the subject does not involve my not being able to get help when...
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    And I commend you as well Rugged. We reap what we...

    And I commend you as well Rugged. We reap what we sow!
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    There are several here as well, but they seem to...

    There are several here as well, but they seem to have a 6 to 9 month waiting list for even the most simple repair. My point was that in my state, they're several clinics where you can just walk in...
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    Sorry, but that water heater comes on when the...

    Sorry, but that water heater comes on when the tank cools down, no matter if theyre using hot water or not...or asleep or awake. The thermal expansion is actually worse when the family is...
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    There are "free" clinics for a toothache, and for...

    There are "free" clinics for a toothache, and for most other medical problems, yet I will say, FIND MONEY FOR THAT MY BUTT! Spend weeks in bed under a doctors care because you didnt have money for...
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    Nope...lol!!! Ground the plug firmly to the...

    Nope...lol!!! Ground the plug firmly to the engine...you wont need to be insulated! Watch the gap for a spark...which is obvious that you have since the engine runs on the starting fluid! If you hold...
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    Any seal...your car's engine main seal, or its...

    Any seal...your car's engine main seal, or its compressor seal for the ac needs a small amout of weepage to lubricate it. Otherwise, friction and heat would destroy the seal! Thats why you have to...
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    I actually asked about this yesterday...the biac...

    I actually asked about this yesterday...the biac switch is actually a "bi-metallic a.c. switch"...hence the name "biac"! The switch heats up and opens within way way less than one second of start up...
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    Probably a good move with taking it to a small...

    Probably a good move with taking it to a small engine guy. More than likely, he'll tell you the engine is shot from the water...dont buy that! If it ran on the starting fluid, it should be fine....
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    I dont like moen handheld showers...I actually...

    I dont like moen handheld showers...I actually bought a very cheap pollenex unit at big lotts recently. Took the mount apart, and drilled out the 1/4 hole in the ball with a 3/8 bit. Could peel paint...
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    Rugged...LOVED your response! Fighting phone...

    Rugged...LOVED your response! Fighting phone company recently on repairs to my phone line, which they swear I should pay for! My phone works great until it rains! Guess I got lucky...burried cable...
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    Thats what I was wondering...dont know what he...

    Thats what I was wondering...dont know what he meant by "this is too much pump"! Lol! I do have a very reputable well guy...have been helping him out here lately, but I wanted a test done because of...
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    That was my way of thinking. If the wrong thing...

    That was my way of thinking. If the wrong thing is in there pump wise, then why would it have lasted that long? As for credibility of the guy, no worries there. He wont be back here for me again. I...
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    Is my system oversized too much?

    Always been dumb with wells and plumbing, so when my system was installed I requested everything on the "bigger is better" theory! Now, Im learning a little, and have some questions. Im very anal on...
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