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    Thanks Jimbo, "There should be NO GAS coming...

    Thanks Jimbo,

    "There should be NO GAS coming out of the thermmcouple connection."
    That is what I was wondering.

    It's odd that the way too high flame seemed to come out of nowhere. Just glad...
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    Yes I have the On/Pilot/Off knob on the...

    Yes I have the On/Pilot/Off knob on the thermostat set to OFF (and that's gonna be where it stays). This cottage was built by Grandpa in the Mid 50's. The only shut off for the gas (that I can find)...
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    Yup, I'm not messing with it. But just out of...

    Yup,
    I'm not messing with it.

    But just out of curiosity...
    (if gas is not shut off to WH) should the thermocouple connection to the thermostat leak gas when being disconnected?
    No safety...
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    Flame too high...Thermocoupling? Thermostat?

    In our cottage that doesn't get too much use in the winter monthes our LPG 30gallon hot water heater (that has not been used constistently for about 2 years).

    Yesterday during a bath a persons...
  5. I'm confused speedbump...again. And HAPPY AS...

    I'm confused speedbump...again.
    And HAPPY AS HECK!!!...so far.

    "I don't like any fittings in a suction line."

    I'm just going with one union and it is on the suction side. I'm using 1 1/4"...
  6. Okie dokey...all righty. Question... To test...

    Okie dokey...all righty.

    Question...
    To test the old jet pump pumping from a lake with just 1' of draw and it works...
    doesn't mean the pump works well enough to draw up from 20' - 30'?

    I...
  7. Thanks speedbump... So far as you descirbe is...

    Thanks speedbump...
    So far as you descirbe is just what I will try. The pump house is configured in such a way that I will need two elbows to get from the well to the pump and I do have a nearly new...
  8. A recap... hand driven well about 25' deep, 1...

    A recap...
    hand driven well about 25' deep, 1 1/4" casing, done in the 1950's by Grandpa, in MI sandy soil.

    Plastic 3/4 drop tube and 1/2HP jet pump done around 1996.

    Last 3 seasons trouble...
  9. another Shallow (Point) Well - Jet Pump debacle

    Hello good people,

    First just want to say thanks, thanks, thanks. I have been reading this forum
    for just a week or so now and I'm amazed at all the great help you dole out to folks. I hope now...
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