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  1. Thread: Water hammer

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    I installed a check valve where the faulty one...

    I installed a check valve where the faulty one was, no more water hammer, and to top the cycling I set cut off pressure to 70lbs because that's what I needed in order to stop zone #4 from cycling the...
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    If I have to pull pump up, I might as well...

    If I have to pull pump up, I might as well replace pump, and check vave, it was installed in 1990, and instead of metal pipes, I'll go with polyethylene, I have no idea of how deep well is, I'm sure...
  3. Thread: Water hammer

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    Because of finances, I'm in no position to pull...

    Because of finances, I'm in no position to pull out the pump, I may just have to install another check valve where the other one was, and hope that it holds me for a while.
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    I removed check valve, spring was broken and it...

    I removed check valve, spring was broken and it was faulty, I replaced it with telescopic coupling, after I waited an hour for PVC glue to set, I turned pump on, no water hammer is heard when on nor...
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    About 24 inches of pipe.

    About 24 inches of pipe.
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    thanks Valveman, I did not see your reply till...

    thanks Valveman, I did not see your reply till now, my Local sprinkler store, suggested that I raise the cut in pressure to 35lbs, and that stopped the cut in water hammer, I did set the cut out...
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    Found horizontal check valve, after much digging,...

    Found horizontal check valve, after much digging, I have not replaced it yet, I guess that I have to cut PVC pipe on one side to unscrew it and replace it, any sudjestions on best coupling to...
  8. Thread: Water hammer

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    Thank you both Lligetfa and Valveman, I've been...

    Thank you both Lligetfa and Valveman, I've been inquiring about well pump removal, the way I see it is to pull it out, and put in a new one get rid of the old galvanized pipes and used 160 psi...
  9. Thread: Water hammer

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    This well pump system was installed 1990, it has...

    This well pump system was installed 1990, it has worked fine to this day, other then water hammer at cut out about one month or maybe longer, now that water hammer also happens on cut in, I don't...
  10. Thread: Water hammer

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    Upon further review, pump is back to cycling...

    Upon further review, pump is back to cycling properly when sprinkler zone changed, it might be that previous zone lets out high volume of water, that's a whole other matter that may have to be...
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    I moved this Conversation to pumps and well tank...

    I moved this Conversation to pumps and well tank forum, I'll keep checking here for any replies
  12. Thread: Water hammer

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    I have been digging to find the well pump, while...

    I have been digging to find the well pump, while running sprinkler system, and noticed that I no longer heard the water hammer, when I checked I found that pump was constantly running and pressure in...
  13. Thread: Water hammer

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    I'm watching my sprinklers and water pressure...

    I'm watching my sprinklers and water pressure coming out, is never been constant it varies quite a bit,
    I'm trying to put out as much info as I can, for better diagnostic, thanks again for your help
  14. Thread: Water hammer

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    I just verified that water hammer is occurring at...

    I just verified that water hammer is occurring at both cut in and cut out, this is the first time that it happens since I first noticed the water hammer at cut out, could it have been something that...
  15. Thread: Water hammer

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    I just got up and shut off pump, tonight was my...

    I just got up and shut off pump, tonight was my sprinkler night, the water hammer woke me up, I now belief that the water hammer is happening at both cut in and cut out, I think that at this time I...
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    Is a check valve what opens and closes sprinkler...

    Is a check valve what opens and closes sprinkler zones, or is it something else, I'll find out what a check valve is, and check for it, what is the purpose of a check valve, you are probably right...
  17. Thread: Water hammer

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    Water hammer

    Water hammer
    When my well pump shuts off, a bang sound(water hammer) is heard, I had followed the instructions that I have read online, a few times, and water hammer still happens when pump shuts...
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    Sorry for my lack of knowledge, what is a check...

    Sorry for my lack of knowledge, what is a check valve, the system is mainly used for sprinkler system 4 zones and four faucets spread throughout property
  19. Thread: Water hammer

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    Water hammer

    When my well pump shuts off, a bang sound(water hammer) is heard, I had followed the instructions that I have read online, a few times, and water hammer still happens when pump shuts off, I have a...
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