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Old 06-18-2011, 11:56 AM
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Old 06-18-2011, 12:11 PM
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I guess we could call this segment our fence posts.
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Old 06-21-2011, 08:36 AM
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Creative pump piping 101:

The HO couldn't understand why it wouldn't pump.

Bottom check valve is set in concrete, then reduced to 1-1/2 going into and out of top check. Note the male adapters at the 90's and the slip-fix on the vertical. Whole thing fell apart when I went to cut it off - miserable glue job to top it all off.

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And yes, Virginia, those are control valves against the wall in the 1st shot.
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Old 06-21-2011, 08:52 AM
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No coupler required.

The only thing missing here is a little bit of PVC.

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Old 06-21-2011, 10:54 AM
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No coupler required.

The only thing missing here is a little bit of PVC.

Love those plumber installed systems..... steel fittings "swollen" with rust.
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Old 06-21-2011, 11:00 AM
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nice old-timey Weathermatic valves
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Old 06-21-2011, 11:37 AM
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Try 521ing that green solenoid version. I have fond memories of searching for those amongst 50 year old oaks.
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Old 06-21-2011, 12:01 PM
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big coils like those just jump up and cheer in my headphones

Interesting valve, in that the solenoid was a gravity design, and the plunger was all steel - it was the solenoid seat that was resilient
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Old 06-21-2011, 02:26 PM
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It would show up as a short on my stationmaster.
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