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    Here is what one of the AGA valves looks like...

    Here is what one of the AGA valves looks like after lapping it:

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    Greasing AGA Range Valves

    I'm not sure where to post this question. If this isn't the correct forum I apologize.
    I am in the process of fixing up a Chambers 90C kitchen range. I'm cleaning the decades of greasy gunk from...
  3. Thanks Runs with Bison. Since I posted this I...

    Thanks Runs with Bison. Since I posted this I asked a buddy of mine who is an E.E. and also a pretty good electrician. Here's what he had to say:

    - the capacitor is the wrong size

    - the...
  4. The lennox unit is an HP29-024-1P. I believe he...

    The lennox unit is an HP29-024-1P. I believe he was charged around $90 and he's had to have this capacitor replaced 3 times in the last 2 years. I've replaced capacitors on 3/4 - 2 h.p. woodworking...
  5. Lennox Heat Exchanger AC unit keeps blowing the capacitor.

    My brother's lennox heat exchanger AC unit keeps blowing the capacitor on the pump motor. Is this because in the hot weather the unit cycles on and off too frequently and that puts too frequent a...
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    How does a pitless adaptor keep the pipe from...

    How does a pitless adaptor keep the pipe from freezing?
  7. Cavitation erosion will also make holes in copper...

    Cavitation erosion will also make holes in copper water pipes over time. How fast the holes appear depends on the amount and speed of water running through the pipes. EVERYTHING wears out over...
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    I've dug a fair amount of corner post holes over...

    I've dug a fair amount of corner post holes over the years, and just letting them sit overnight I've found everything from mice, to moles to cats in them. I always rescue the critters and turn them...
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    40 below celsius is almost exactly 40 below...

    40 below celsius is almost exactly 40 below Farenheit. That's COLD!

    I grew up in a house in which the basement was dry. My brother and I played in it in the summer. In the early 1970's the...
  10. Thread: Well Physics

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    Would the dynamic water level be the water level...

    Would the dynamic water level be the water level attained when the system has been pumping for a few minutes? As opposed to the water level when the pump is shut down?
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    I'm not an expert, but if your water pressure and...

    I'm not an expert, but if your water pressure and volume is OK, how can a new pump improve your neighbor's situation? How old is the existing pump?
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    Valveman, I just took a look at some Grundfos...

    Valveman, I just took a look at some Grundfos pumps on that site, and I've got a question. The pumps are listed with different numbers of stages--6 stage,9 stage, 21 stage etc. etc. What are the...
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    I don't understand why a cycle stop valve works. ...

    I don't understand why a cycle stop valve works. I have some small knowledge of motors, and have rebuilt a few 1/2 to 2 H.P. 110/220VAC single phase woodworking motors. But I don't understand how...
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    Thanks Sammy, Valveman, Bob for your posts. I'm...

    Thanks Sammy, Valveman, Bob for your posts. I'm slowly learning the things I need to know.
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    I really don't want a Chinese P.O.C. pump, but I...

    I really don't want a Chinese P.O.C. pump, but I don't know which manufacturer is making what and where they are making it.
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    Grundfos Pumps

    Many years ago I worked for a solar water heating contractor, and we always used Grundfos pumps in all our jobs. I came to believe they were the best pumps for that particular use.

    What about a...
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    Ditto on Small Claims Court. I've been a witness...

    Ditto on Small Claims Court. I've been a witness in 3 small claim actions, and each time the person being sued lied and got off the hook.
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    Thanks Gary. Those look great.

    Thanks Gary. Those look great.
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    I've done some welding, but on this I'd leave it...

    I've done some welding, but on this I'd leave it to somebody who does it all day long! Welding on the bottom of the adapter while leaning over upside down in a trench is not my idea of fun!

    On...
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    OK, I'm understanding more. Thanks Valveman. I...

    OK, I'm understanding more. Thanks Valveman. I just googled pitless and found out what it is, and also found out what a well-seal is. I think I'll go with a pitless, even though they didn't weld...
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    That green cap is one they had in the back of the...

    That green cap is one they had in the back of the drill truck--it was beat-to-crap and rusty as all get-out, and the 1/4-20 bolts that were supposed to hold it to the casing were bent. They just...
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    Thanks guys. Valveman, there is nothing...

    Thanks guys.

    Valveman, there is nothing there but a hole in the ground, and the casing and the green cast-iron cap on the casing. All the driller did was drill the well and drive the casing,...
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    The pump will definitely go down the well. You...

    The pump will definitely go down the well.
    You say to "leave drain valve at low point". How can I leave a drain valve below the frost line, and have access to it?

    I'm not plumbing the barn, only...
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    Need Advice on Wellhouse

    I got my well drilled last Fall. It's 170 feet deep, cased to 105 feet, and water level is 50 feet. I'm in SW Missouri in the Ozarks.

    Here's what I have right now:
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