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  1. Thats cheap for running a pump 24 hours a day,...

    Thats cheap for running a pump 24 hours a day,
    Are you running a pump irrigating crops to run it continuous like that?

    My electric rates are as follows:
    My winter rates still apply,(and its 95...
  2. calculating the energy use differences in 1.5 and 0.5 hp sub pump

    I just noticed in my RV's generator booklet it states the generac will:
    1-run a 1.5 HP sub at 2800watts(per hr i assume)= 47 watts perminute wpm x 16 min= 752 w used in 16 min

    2-run a 1/2 hp...
  3. replaced my wells pump ,Franklin control and Pumptec boxes yesterday. pics incl.

    This single unit replaced the pumptec and the Franklin control box.
    other recommendations have been made by members,but this is all they had or would sell and in an emergency type job completion....
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    I thought Id take a couple snapshots of my water...

    I thought Id take a couple snapshots of my water suckin life suckin project I got myself into 7 years ago! Id limit it to a couple next time. Ive got 12 cottonwoods and they are desert thirsty...
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    Should I start a new thread?

    ive now discussed, to my satisfaction, the thread" Pumptec problem "and the other" $10 control box".

    Now that I have a new pump and control box I want to discuss , i can see it two options.
    ...
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    Thanks Jim

    Thanks
    Jim
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    Thanks Jim

    Thanks
    Jim
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    i decided to look at the jet pump and its a Gould...

    i decided to look at the jet pump and its a Gould J55 1/2hp 115/230
    Just for clarification:
    Doesnt this mean its either a 115 or a 230?. Why would a 220 over heat and cause the jet to grind?
    i...
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    Finding the best thing to propose to the well company for the possible jet damage

    thanks BobL

    DonLs recommendation is an exellent idea,but before I act on this, Id like to open this up to other suggestions.
    Some variations of DonL's idea if there are any.
    Here's my reasoning:...
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    accidentally wired the jet pump to 220 (my...

    accidentally wired the jet pump to 220 (my original quote above)

    When he installed the well pump and was connecting the jet pump(house pressure).he connected the 220 to it instead of the 110.
    For...
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    The new Gould stats & the mistake wiring up to the jet

    The well man accidentally wired the jet pump to 220 and when it kicked on it was grinding loud and only ran 20 sec or so( Its suppose to rum 3.5 minutes. He did this a half dozen times trying to...
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    The pump I ordered yesterday and some specs

    I had no time to wait for further suggestions from this forum in choosing a pump and had to commit to one yesterday so they are putting in the pump now. Its a Gould 1/2 hp 230volt 5 gpm. Dont know...
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    Pump died & list of replacements

    5.30 PUMP W/ 45 amps & List of pump choices: Well man was out. He said the pump is drawing 45 amps. He unboxed a new control box just to be sure and it tripped off . With that he says its the pump...
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    tHE WELL MAN WAS OUT AND RETURNED WITH A VERDICT ! AND COSTS

    ITS THE PUMP !
    Ok the well man was out. He said the pump is drawing 45 amps. He unboxed a new control box just to be sure and it tripped off . With that he says its the pump .

    Here's the...
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    What is a resettable protector and wheres it...

    What is a resettable protector and wheres it located?
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    yes,thanks.

    yes,thanks.
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    I found the reference post under the topic"I...

    I found the reference post under the topic"I found a used Pumptec..." heres the reference:
    Originally Posted by Timbuktu
    While the pump was running I could hear off and on the caps making a...
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    take a look at my circut board please

    i want to ask 3 or 4 other questions regarding my pumptec circut board.

    Look at the pic of the circut board. Go the the Lower left corner and one inch up.Notice the screw adjustment. What is that...
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    Ok,Ill post my results today sunday 26th here ...

    Ok,Ill post my results today sunday 26th here

    here's every excrucitiating detail incase any are significant.

    yesterday evening i depressed the reset on the franklin control box and i turned...
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    yes,actually As we got going in the pump...

    yes,actually As we got going in the pump problem,other aspects popped up i thought could be contained in their own post,but it sure didnt work out that way. instead of remaining separate topics they...
  21. DonL :What model of Pump do you have ? PS:Ill...

    DonL :What model of Pump do you have ?

    PS:Ill have to locate the records or call the outfit that installed it.Ill post asap

    DonL:2 wire pump motor , I guess that is what you have ?
    PS:Youre...
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    wiring hasnt been fooled with in the 5 yrs or...

    wiring hasnt been fooled with in the 5 yrs or more .
    It has its original pumptec and trip box. The 1-1.5HP.
    The 2HP I picked up as a parts item just in case. I have not used it and wouldnt until...
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    Ok done! but it still trips. i tightened all...

    Ok done! but it still trips. i tightened all other connections
  24. -------------------------- It stays running...

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    It stays running with the 1.5 HP box. The 2 HP is only a possible spare
  25. error,this was intended as a reply for a prior...

    error,this was intended as a reply for a prior post
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