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Mike Leary
08-06-2008, 04:48 PM
One of my favorite clocks ever, till Toro dropped it from the line.
I'm going to use this for the cistern system we just installed. As it has
I.S.C., I can time my zones to the re-charge of the cistern. Below is a
pic of the 1125 gal. cistern being replenished by the 500 gal. transfer tank.

CAPT Stream Rotar
08-06-2008, 06:52 PM
mike you are a man among men...

very nice....

Waterit
08-06-2008, 07:51 PM
Haven't seen one in years, too lightning-sensitive for down here, but that does bring back some nice memories...

FIMCO-MEISTER
08-06-2008, 11:12 PM
Why did you put part of your sticker over the instruction sheet?:hammerhead::hammerhead:;):confused:

Mike Leary
08-06-2008, 11:15 PM
Why did you put part of your sticker over the instruction sheet?:hammerhead::hammerhead:;):confused:

I've never let clients run the show.

hoskm01
08-06-2008, 11:17 PM
I've never let clients run the show.
Keep em calling!

FIMCO-MEISTER
08-07-2008, 08:13 AM
The door instruction sheet looks like a version of the ten commandments.

1st commandment is probably something like this;

Thou shalt not touch thy Leary stickered Controller.:nono:

Dirty Water
08-07-2008, 11:04 AM
Are you running Wirsbro as your pump outlet line?

Mike Leary
08-07-2008, 04:36 PM
Are you running Wirsbro as your pump outlet line?

My pump guy suggested it, so far so good.

Dripit good
08-07-2008, 05:15 PM
Very interested in cisterns, wish there were some around here so I could learn more. Would love to install one.

Is it just a cap that lays over the opening? Does it lock somehow? Do you have liability concerns with these?

Mike Leary
08-07-2008, 05:23 PM
Is it just a cap that lays over the opening? Does it lock somehow? Do you have liability concerns with these?Same kind of riser cover the septic guys use, has hex screws, making it pretty
much vandal-proof. Once I'm satisfied with the re-charge & operation, I'll put filter fabric over it & mulch. I put a marker in & add it to my as-built. They are cool. I'll post some pics of the other two I have at this site.

Dripit good
08-07-2008, 05:41 PM
Sweet.........thanks boss!

Mike Leary
08-08-2008, 03:16 PM
Here's the other 1125 gal. cistern on the property, different lash-up, uses a pump-
start relay.

Dripit good
08-08-2008, 04:19 PM
Looks great! Maxing out your glycerin gauge I see. Impressive! :weightlifter:

Forgive me great one, but no dielectric unions between the different metals?

Mike Leary
08-08-2008, 04:38 PM
Forgive me great one, but no dielectric unions between the different metals?

I wondered who the smart cookie would be to spot that. Good going! :clapping:
This was put in by a different pump company which I had no control over;
oddly, I have not noticed any problems between the galvy & the blow-off & the pressure gage,
but am keeping a eye on it. I will not permit installation without either
dielectric unions, or sch 80, which does the same thing. I also will not stand
for anything but glycerin pressure gages. :)

Kiril
08-08-2008, 04:51 PM
Galv + water = :hammerhead: (sorry purp)

Wet_Boots
08-08-2008, 05:11 PM
Galvanized and brass isn't quite the same thing as galvanized and copper, so far as the corrosion goes.

Mike Leary
08-08-2008, 05:12 PM
I agree with both of you, at the same time.

Wet_Boots
08-08-2008, 05:15 PM
You can look at complete lines of sweat fittings for copper, and see some common male and female adapters are still available made from cast brass, and that's for a purpose.

Mike Leary
08-08-2008, 05:20 PM
I have not used galvy for twenty years, it's junk, made to fail. :hammerhead:

Wet_Boots
08-08-2008, 05:33 PM
Beats PVC on the outlet of a pump, when you want something strong enough to support a big spin-down strainer.

Mike Leary
08-08-2008, 05:47 PM
Beats PVC on the outlet of a pump, when you want something strong enough to support a big spin-down strainer.

That would be a huge piece of brass nipple stock. $$$$$$$$$$$$$$

Wet_Boots
08-08-2008, 05:50 PM
No real advantage to brass in that application.

Mike Leary
08-08-2008, 05:53 PM
No real advantage to brass in that application.

Ditto............

Kiril
08-09-2008, 01:55 AM
Galvanized and brass isn't quite the same thing as galvanized and copper, so far as the corrosion goes.

That would depend on the type of brass.