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    Thanks...will do a manual regen today.

    Thanks...will do a manual regen today.
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    regen question

    If a softener with a Clack valve tries to regen while the valve is in by-pass, what will happen? I'm assuming that it won't actually regen, but will anything detrimental happen to the valve?
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    Thanks W.O.P.....it's a submersible pump, but I...

    Thanks W.O.P.....it's a submersible pump, but I am unsure of the HP. I should call the driller and ask them what they installed.

    The pump seems to be cycling fine now.

    Any reason why they...
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    Hey Andy...thanks for the help. I do know how to...

    Hey Andy...thanks for the help. I do know how to adjust the pressure switch and adjust the tank pressure too. I was just wondering if there would be any ill effects by upping the pressure...like the...
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    OK to up the pressure?

    My pressure sw. is currently set to 35/55 and I have 33 psi in the pressure tank when empty. Any reason I cant up this to 40/60 to get a bit more pressure to the 2nd floor showers?

    Thanks
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    yes...a two pole breaker, or double pole breaker...

    yes...a two pole breaker, or double pole breaker is used on the range, electric dryer, and heat pump.

    A double pole 30 amp breaker is just that...two 30 amp breakers. Each leg of that circuit is...
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    jadnashua was explaining these. They are called...

    jadnashua was explaining these. They are called split rings.

    http://www.grainger.com/Grainger/items/5E589

    and the wall plates:

    http://www.grainger.com/Grainger/wwg/guideBrowse.shtml

    Then...
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    Gary, I have not purchased a softener for myself...

    Gary, I have not purchased a softener for myself yet....just looking for inforamtion.Next week, I am helping my father install his softener that he purchased.

    I may not be buying my softener for a...
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    My water is clear, not cloudy at all. No...

    My water is clear, not cloudy at all. No bacteria, nitrate, or nitrite. (It was tested by a lab recently) So I'm not looking for a whole house filter...other than reducing sediment. I have 105 ppm of...
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    Do you dislike them because they need attention...

    Do you dislike them because they need attention from the homeowner? Or do they cause a substantial pressure loss? Don't filter well enough?

    Just trying to figure out why you think are a poor...
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    Speedbump....how do you feel about spin-down...

    Speedbump....how do you feel about spin-down filters for lesser sand problems? I get some sand, but don't think I need a big backflushing sand filter. These can be manually flushed out.
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    The drain heads outside.....

    The drain heads outside.....
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    approved drain line material

    So I called the local building inspector and talked to him about installing my water softener. I told him that I plan on draining the unit into the floor drain, and he is fine with that, but he said...
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    softener piping question

    As mentioned in another post, I am installing a softener with a Clack WS-1 valve. I had intended on making this a 3 valve system so that the softener could be totally bypassed if needed.

    Is this...
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    I am installing the softener in my parents home....

    I am installing the softener in my parents home. There is a section of 1" copper from the meter and then switches over to PEX and up to the manifold. I guess I should just shell out the dough for the...
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    I have PEX running throughout the home, but no...

    I have PEX running throughout the home, but no PEX crimper. I was planning on 1" PVC for just ease of installation because the fittings are 1"

    It seems like copper is my next choice...i do have a...
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    even if it's just cold water?

    even if it's just cold water?
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    female pvc fittings

    I just got a softener with the Clack-WS1 valve. The valve has 1" male threads coming out the back of the by-pass. i was planning on using pvc to pipe this in, but I know female pvc adapters are not...
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