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  1. I've never heard of having too much pressure on...

    I've never heard of having too much pressure on the casing either. Got lots of wells with 600+' of PVC in them. Think that might be one of those "if u can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them...
  2. my setup is pretty much what you are looking...

    my setup is pretty much what you are looking into. aerators are common around here, and they suck.. as u have learned. i haven't pushed them for years. personally i wouldn't use bleach, or any...
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    we almost set it up, coulda had free passes to...

    we almost set it up, coulda had free passes to show and all. i been spending too much money though.. didn't follow through. probably a good thing from what i'm overhearing about christmas shopping.
  4. like wetboots said, J10 is top of the line but...

    like wetboots said, J10 is top of the line but nothing cast iron and full of water is gonna stand up to a freeze. did you call around to any drillers/installers to see what they had laying around? ...
  5. several things are required for licensing but...

    several things are required for licensing but minimum 2 yrs drilling experience is key. forget that suitcase rig, just ride northeast a little and i'll give you a 2 yr internship.. as a courtesy...
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    no need for shutoff on a shallow pump discharge...

    no need for shutoff on a shallow pump discharge as the pump should not cavitate.. doesnt need backpressure like a deewell jet pump. it will pull whatever water the well will allow with water level...
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    if you want to try the shallow setup... casing...

    if you want to try the shallow setup... casing being 2" and 40+ feet is nice, just drop 30' of 1-1/4" pvc down the well with foot valve on bottom, plumb it into the pump. i would recommend a quality...
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    i've also done the epoxy thing a few times. i...

    i've also done the epoxy thing a few times. i usually just get a couple feet of wire and completely epoxy it into a 3/4 nipple say 6" long overnight. then tighten the nipple into the seal, heat...
  9. xlr8tion, if i were a man of your convictions,...

    xlr8tion,

    if i were a man of your convictions, and especially your means... i might hire the so called low lifes to do the work in hopes that i could make an impact (in a good way), and maybe even...
  10. I use Franklin J-Class series V, 1/2hp and 1hp...

    I use Franklin J-Class series V, 1/2hp and 1hp regularly.. 9/10 of them installed with CSV, I have no complaints.
  11. so it started out 4-6gpm 21 yrs ago and now at...

    so it started out 4-6gpm 21 yrs ago and now at .5, so are you gonna have to redrill/deepen the well anyway in a few years when the .5 goes to .05? to me it sounds like you could give them about 10k...
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    control box indicates a 3-wire pump... far as I...

    control box indicates a 3-wire pump... far as I know anyway. are u sure the box is being used? 2 wire pumps would normally go from pressure switch strait to pump.
  13. wow.. yea u nailed it, my drilling business is...

    wow.. yea u nailed it, my drilling business is based on returning to menial service jobs. go have a drink from ur "mud well" and quit overcomplicating the easiest setup in water.

    after...
  14. u dont need a "tank tee", I have never used one...

    u dont need a "tank tee", I have never used one ever. Also that tank really isn't too far from pump, should be fine so long as u do as LL said and make sure ur pressure is adjusted correctly. just...
  15. cant have that check valve between the pump and...

    cant have that check valve between the pump and tank.. If using a foot valve, that should be the only check valve u need.
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    Tap on the union a little with a small hammer all...

    Tap on the union a little with a small hammer all the way around it. many times that alone will make it stop.
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    I've seen a few tanks that wouldn't take air, had...

    I've seen a few tanks that wouldn't take air, had to remove the schrader core and use a wire or small screwdriver to push through the blockage in the stem and it worked fine. see it more often with...
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    i think i agree with slusser on about all of it...

    i think i agree with slusser on about all of it except what vawelldriller pointed out. although i will say that rock wells down here absolutely enter from the bottom, pump always inside the casing...
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    i wouldnt think its a shallow jetted well, but...

    i wouldnt think its a shallow jetted well, but maybe. looks like a flotec cast iron pump (the better of the cheap) and a large steel tank that should probably be replaced with a good...
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    you sure about that water level and well depth?...

    you sure about that water level and well depth? work that line/weight up and down a little and make sure you arent getting hung up on a coupling or something... i think the 30' sounds better, but i'm...
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    Then that doesn't sound like a plugged screen to...

    Then that doesn't sound like a plugged screen to me. if a well will take water it should make water. wonder if that pipe has rusted a small suction leak somewhere.

    what size is that pipe?
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    next time u remove the plug from the tee, see if...

    next time u remove the plug from the tee, see if u can fill the pipe with a water hose and see how many gpm it takes to maintain the water level at the top of the pipe without running over. this is...
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    sounds amazing. wheres slusser when u need him.

    sounds amazing.

    wheres slusser when u need him.
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    I no doubt seen a different setup bc it ran much...

    I no doubt seen a different setup bc it ran much more than 1.5gph. Didnt have the little air filter either. Im also curious to hear if anyone that has experience with it.

    seems like it would work...
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    i ran into one of these a few years back, or...

    i ran into one of these a few years back, or something very similar anyway. if nothing else, it definitely made the inside of the well and drop pipe disgusting. they say it wont make your pump...
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