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Old 08-14-2008, 08:07 PM
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filter flush pic

update on my rusty well job. I installed a finer filter and added a valve to flush it before each cycle.
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Old 08-14-2008, 08:13 PM
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explain how that bad boy works hoss...
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Old 08-14-2008, 08:19 PM
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i had the filter there so i just added the 3/4" solenoid valve and connected a length of funny pipe to it a run it to an area that wouldn't mind some extra water. Then grabed a spare wire from the closest valve box and wired it as zone 1 so it comes on before each cycle for one minute and clears the crap that is in the filter.
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Old 08-14-2008, 08:23 PM
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update on my rusty well job. I installed a finer filter and added a valve to flush it before each cycle.
That's the best way. I've used the RB scrubber valve & filter in the same
application. We found the filter needed to be cleaned regularly. It comes
down to no screens in pops & big nozzles in rotors. I insert a flush cycle
in between start times in one of our cistern sites.
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Old 08-14-2008, 08:31 PM
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i had the filter there so i just added the 3/4" solenoid valve and connected a length of funny pipe to it a run it to an area that wouldn't mind some extra water. Then grabed a spare wire from the closest valve box and wired it as zone 1 so it comes on before each cycle for one minute and clears the crap that is in the filter.

Just curious, why flush BEFORE and not AFTER the cycle? If flushed after the cycle, then any crud has no time to set-up and stick in the filter.
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Old 08-14-2008, 08:39 PM
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Just curious, why flush BEFORE and not AFTER the cycle? If flushed after the cycle, then any crud has no time to set-up and stick in the filter.
Flush before and after application..that's what I said, I think. The screen is checked monthly, needs cleaning every time.
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Just curious, why flush BEFORE and not AFTER the cycle? If flushed after the cycle, then any crud has no time to set-up and stick in the filter.
good point. I will go by tomorrow and switch it.
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Flush before and after application..that's what I said, I think.
or what he said
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whats the specs on the well?
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Old 08-14-2008, 09:25 PM
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whats the specs on the well?
not exactly sure but i think its a 1 hp sub that also suplies the house puting out about 15 gpm at this point in it life.
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