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    Re: Replacing Pressure tank on Well system

    Thanks--whenever I work on the tank, I pull the pump breaker at the panel as a matter of routine.

    So far, so good--the setup is working, but for a small leak at the (new) shutoff valve--it's a...
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    Re: Replacing Pressure tank on Well system

    Just a followup on this one.

    I got another good strong friend and after draining, we found that we couldn't budge the old 50 gallon bladder tank. I grabbed my sawzall and a metal cutting blade...
  3. Thread: Fiberglass Decking

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    Re: Fiberglass Decking

    Like you, I replaced a balcony recently and was thinking about fiberglassing, but a friend of mine who builds boats for a living talked me out of it. One of the problems is that epoxy is not at all...
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    Re: 2nd Floor Balcony Deck Without Vertical Supports

    It's possible in some cases.

    My own home is floored using 12" TJs and there are a couple of balconies on the house without vertical supports. The way this was done was to sister a 2x8 joist on...
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    Re: Replacing Pressure tank on Well system

    Thanks for the responses. Looks like I've got a little more plumbing to do that I'd hoped for.

    I've got a nice brass tank tee with an O-ring gasketed union where it attaches to the tank outlet,...
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    Replacing Pressure tank on Well system

    The time's come to replace the old (bladder type) pressure tank on our well water supply system. I've sized the new tank according to the flow rate from our (submersible pump) well and the...
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