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    First I,d change that filter. Make sure that...

    First I,d change that filter. Make sure that after you shut of the ball valve before it, you open & leave open a faucet to relieve the pressure. A large pair of pump pliers (channelocks) works well...
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    Are you sure you didn,t accidently leave it in...

    Are you sure you didn,t accidently leave it in bypass? I've seen similar dirt & debris when someone bypasses a filter or softener allowing the accumulated dirt & debris from the pressure tank into...
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    [QUOTE=Tom Sawyer;341981] Good point! To take...

    Good point! To take it a step further, I think a better quote would be "people that don't read directions or understand how it works, shouldn't be installing water treatment equipment at all". Mostly...
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    I've been using Guold pumps for over 35 years. I...

    I've been using Guold pumps for over 35 years. I buy my tanks from the local Guold dealer. I don't believe Guold has ever made tanks. They used to sell jet pumps attached to a tank & sold as a unit...
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    The tanks most common in my area are Amtrol....

    The tanks most common in my area are Amtrol. These are the ones I was referring to (for pressure not retention tanks) I've been asking the local supply houses for years if they sold any with a ST/ST...
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    The first part of my post wound up within Gary s...

    The first part of my post wound up within Gary s quote for some reason;
    Originally Posted by Gary Slusser

    DIYers, any time you use a sacrificial mineral filter to neutralize acidic water,...
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    Captive air/bladder tanks usually have a...

    Captive air/bladder tanks usually have a galvanized steel inlet elbow on the bottom. This is where they tend to get pin holes when subjected to corrosive water. If the tank is under warranty, it will...
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    If you meant me Water Solutions, it would have to...

    If you meant me Water Solutions, it would have to go after the pressure tank. I didn't say I would definitely use an upflow, only that it was an option. Unless he is starting out with a near zero...
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    To repeat another thread, I think you should...

    To repeat another thread, I think you should address the PH problem as a whole. Low Ph can be a bigger problem then hardness. Didn't you get a water test before installing a softener? A softener...
  10. I think you should address the PH problem as a...

    I think you should address the PH problem as a whole. Akpsdvan has the right idea. Low Ph can be a bigger problem then hardness. Didn't you get a water test before installing a softener? A softener...
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