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    Default Broken pitles

    Hi Folks
    I'm new and I tryed to replace my well pump and the pitles broke off at the top of the pipe where it connected at the pitles, how can I pull the pump?
    Cheers'
    zermac

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    If you got the pitless off and out of the way, and you can still see the drop pipe, you can put a loop over the pipe with a nylon strap and pull on that. I just wonder if your pump is stuck, which is the reason the pitless broke?

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    Or it is a piece of sch 21 or 40 pvc and the adapter broke off.

    You can make a tool from a piece of steel pipe & some long bolts welded on at an angle to see if you can snag the wire and then pull the pump.

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