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    Definitely don't contract a professional dowser...

    Definitely don't contract a professional dowser if you like to spend money on dry holes. I recommend that you contact Mr. Alan Burgess @ 270-247-6658 burgessinc@wk.net. If you want tell him Porky...
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    Sorry to be so late in commenting! I'd have a...

    Sorry to be so late in commenting! I'd have a qualified driller/pump installer pull the pump and test the well with compressed air. It won't be cheap but must be done to determine if the problem is...
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    With the limited information I'd say your holding...

    With the limited information I'd say your holding tank is full of water. You need a bladder type tank or a Pside-kick.
  4. It sounds to me as though the offence odor may be...

    It sounds to me as though the offence odor may be sulphur gas and the spurting may be the sulphur gas settling out in the lines and tank. In serious cases we've had to install a settling tank and...
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    State Regulators have to make money too! Even if...

    State Regulators have to make money too! Even if they have no knowledge of what it takes to drill a proper well.
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    I know you're area and you need to use a trash...

    I know you're area and you need to use a trash pump (gasoline pump) and some Bentonite mud from Noland; Ferguson or Turf and Garden in your area. Mix it with your drilling water (it won't mix easily,...
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    If the tank is 20 years old I'd remove it and...

    If the tank is 20 years old I'd remove it and consider installing a Pside-kick under the counter. The Pside-kick includes a new 5 gallon tank, a new pressure switch, guage and other required...
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    Call 800-652-0207 and ask for Karen. I think she...

    Call 800-652-0207 and ask for Karen. I think she will sell you a CSV with a credit card!
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    Everyone is right. . . you'll need a Florida Well...

    Everyone is right. . . you'll need a Florida Well Drilling license and a dependable machine. I teach well drilling however you would have to work for a licensed driller for a time to even qualify to...
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    valveman said it best! Install a Pside-kick...

    valveman said it best! Install a Pside-kick http://www.cyclestopvalves.com/st-viewcat.php?cid=26. It includes a 4.5 gal tank (all that you need) and all components except the pump and related...
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    Well Drilling and Pump Schools

    We provide Continuing Education Hours "CEP's" 24 and 48 hour Vocational schools at our location or yours.

    Drilling Consultants International
    Virginia Beach, VA
    757-418-2036
    porkyva@cox.net
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    Galvanized driven wells last from 20 to 40 years....

    Galvanized driven wells last from 20 to 40 years. It sounds to me as though this well screen is partially plugged! It's time for a new well.
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    Keep it Simple. . . Install a Cycle Stop Valve...

    Keep it Simple. . . Install a Cycle Stop Valve http://www.cyclestopvalves.com/index2.html. It'll extend the life of all your well/pump system. A Pside-kick...
  14. Thread: Pump school

    by Porky
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    As craigpump said, check with Franklin Electric...

    As craigpump said, check with Franklin Electric http://www.franklin-electric.com. They have schools all over the USA at different times of year. My company Drilling Consultants International...
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    I recommend that you call Flint and Walling at...

    I recommend that you call Flint and Walling at 800-345-9422 http://www.flintandwalling.com/fwhome and present your questions. A Flotec would probably be my last choice.
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    Not to disagree with VAWELLDRILLER but a...

    Not to disagree with VAWELLDRILLER but a qualified air driller can install and grout the casing properly. If you feel that you can't trust your contractor and if you are qualified I recommend that...
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    Go by your feelings! Some service people call...

    Go by your feelings! Some service people call themselves pump service people when in fact know very little about well pumps! Unless they are qualified Water Well/Pump "WWP" people. In Virginia and...
  18. Rather than guessing, I suggest that you call...

    Rather than guessing, I suggest that you call Cluff Well Drilling Co; 6410 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI; (231) 946-4769. They have been around a long time and they may advise you over the phone...
  19. That's a good old pump. The plumbing is a...

    That's a good old pump. The plumbing is a complicated mess! I'd simplify the plumbing and replace what I could with PVC. Since you are going to install a larger tank, I'd remove the AVC control and...
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    I probably know the installer! Valveman said it...

    I probably know the installer! Valveman said it best. The nozzle in the venture (jet assembly) on the end of the pump is probably plugged and Valveman advised you how to clear it.
    Once you get it...
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    Air lift from a 2" well would work great. Much...

    Air lift from a 2" well would work great. Much less expensive and simpler! It works like blowing on a straw in a glass of water. . . water boils (flows) out of the glass. The same as many drillers...
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    There should only be one check valve at the pump!...

    There should only be one check valve at the pump! If it's OK the problem is from the check valve out.
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    It's a Capacitor. Try Grainger, they should be...

    It's a Capacitor. Try Grainger, they should be able to match you up.
  24. I would approve a properly installed dresser...

    I would approve a properly installed dresser coupling however it depends on what the state approves.
  25. Thread: Which Well Pump

    by Porky
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    I'd buy a submersible pump, install it in the...

    I'd buy a submersible pump, install it in the tank then install a Cycle Stop Valves "Pside-kick" kit. The Pside-kick comes with a small tank, cycle stop valve, a pressure switch and everything you...
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