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    Hi Bob. Thanks for your help. I'll just play around with the venturies, until I get the optimum combination.:cool:
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    toolfool

    Thanks guys. Yes it is a Grainger 1D875, which is listed as a 'premium' pump. I have not put it in service yet. Am gunning for plenty of pressure to push through the filters I talked about in a...
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    Jet Pump venturi/nozzle selection

    Hello pump guys - I have a new 3/4 horse Dayton convertible jet-pump. I have a Dayton ejector-kit which includes the cast iron ejector, four different sizes of plastic nozzle/venturis and a chart....
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    How about a yard long piece of threaded rod, with a toggle-bolt wing (or several) threaded on near the top. You would choose toggle wings that would jam the id of the lost pipe, but not in the...
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    toolfool

    If you disturbed and degraded an electrical connection to the lake-pump while you were house-keeping, it could indeed pinch off some volts to the motor out there. Low volts will keep it from starting...
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    toolfool

    Sounds like something in motor is thermo-cycling. At connection in motor, motor windings, nervous thermal-overload...
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    toolfool

    Well thanks for the advice, but stuff is already bought and paid for. We have been using only 27,000 gallons/ per year. Pretty clean so far without any filtering. Cisterns are tight and underground...
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    toolfool

    Bought the second bladder tank to ease the duty cycle for the pump. In parrallel they will give about 30 gallons under the pressure I want to run. Can not use backwashed filters or backwashed...
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    tom

    Well for Pete Sake, Now I have advise to put filters before, in between, and after the bladder tanks. I think I'll go like this: Pump, 30 micron filter, 2 parallel bladder tanks w/pump...
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    Hi Bob

    Well that all makes sense to me. Yes it is a jet pump. Will deliver 60 pounds. I will set it up with all filters and softener in between the two bladder tanks. Control switch at last tank, set to...
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    Hi Folks

    Thanks Bob for the thoughtful reply. Good stuff! Allow me to offer this additional info: The water is delivered to our cisterns by a commercial potable-water hauler from the city water-plant. It is...
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    pump pressure switch location

    Hi - I am redoing my water system for my two-and-a-half bath home. The supply is an underground set of cistern tanks making up 5000 gallons. The water level is roughly even with the 1/2 horse...
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