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Posted in thread: Hot to Ground? on 07-26-2014 at 09:01 AM
More than likely, the wall receptical is hot and the water is acting like a weak neutral.
Posted in thread: Grinder pump. on 07-02-2014 at 07:57 AM
I wouldn't want to give you any bad advise, since I don't do sewage. I do sell some of the
pumps and do know how they work, but not having experience with them anymore than talking to my
friend that d...
Posted in thread: Grinder pump. on 07-02-2014 at 07:22 AM
That is not a Grinder. Grinders are like Garbage Disposals. That one said it can pass 1-1/2
solids which would have a two vane or vortex or similar impeller. They would probably work for
you, but don'...
Posted in thread: Silica Sand / Backyard Pool Filter on 06-18-2014 at 09:17 AM
If you just replaced the silica sand, you may have bought too fine of a sand and it's going
through the screen that is supposed keep the sand in the filter.You really shouldn't have to
change sand any...
Posted in thread: Water Softener Cycle on 05-23-2014 at 01:03 PM
Nah, the chemicals do the insulting, like sugar in a gas tank insults the engine or pouring
salt on a wound.Chlorine is the softeners worse enemy and iron is right behind it. I'd rather
spend $150 tha...
Posted in thread: Water Softener Cycle on 05-23-2014 at 09:30 AM
I didn't know I was insulting softeners. If you wanted to protect your mineral from the effects
of chlorine, you can put a carbon filter in front of it. This will remove the chlorine before
Posted in thread: Water Softener Cycle on 05-23-2014 at 07:50 AM
My experience with Fleck 5600's is that the average life of one is around 7 years. My last one
died in 7 years. The more TDS your water has, the quicker the cylinder will get scuffed up. I
do not reco...
Posted in thread: Water Softener Cycle on 05-23-2014 at 07:09 AM
How much for a new one for inspectorD? Believe it or not, my cost on a Fleck 5600 metered head
without the cover is $212.00. I see these guys selling them for $250.00 on line. I wouldn't go
to the tro...
Posted in thread: Water Softener Cycle on 05-22-2014 at 01:02 PM
I wouldn't waste money on a rebuild kit. Did the dial turn hard? If so, get a new head. I sell
heads by the way.
Posted in thread: Water Softener Cycle on 05-21-2014 at 12:03 PM
That valve is a Fleck 5600 metered head. You set the meter according to your hardness and the
water meter will tell it when to backwash. The big knob in the middle just right of the little
red gear pu...