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Old 08-04-2012, 04:07 PM
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I'm not criticizing but, I think in a year or so when you have to service this, you're going to really wish you'd dug out some more and put some landscape fabric and pea gravel below that box, it's going to be a real ***** when it starts to fill up with dirt. Or doesn't drain and fills with water with the pressure switch and power connections in there. It's a tidy job otherwise, just thinking down the road a little.
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Old 08-04-2012, 07:49 PM
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Down the road if it needs service just dig it up... I mean why fuss around in that small box..

Devon, man that looks fantastic..Your hands do real nice work.
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Old 08-04-2012, 08:35 PM
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what in the world is a pressure switch doing below grade?
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Old 08-04-2012, 08:54 PM
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what in the world is a pressure switch doing below grade?
Waiting to fail, I would guess. Up north that is illegal to have 115 volts in a v.b with 24-volts.
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Old 08-04-2012, 09:09 PM
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that pressure switch belongs above grade, even if everything else stays in the box
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Old 08-04-2012, 09:15 PM
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that pressure switch belongs above grade, even if everything else stays in the box
Gives you more room for valves, plus, are those things waterproof?
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Old 08-04-2012, 09:32 PM
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I think you should keep 120 in a seal tight connection and so deep or 12" above grade. I would have to ask my electrican friend to be sure.
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Old 08-04-2012, 09:35 PM
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a pressure switch isn't even rain-proof - homeowners with bright ideas like this should be asked when was the last time they took a bath with a plugged-in toaster being thrown in the tub
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Old 08-04-2012, 09:37 PM
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a pressure switch isn't even rain-proof - homeowners with bright ideas like this should be asked when was the last time they took a bath with a plugged-in toaster being thrown in the tub
EP's and PE's a like.
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Old 08-04-2012, 09:42 PM
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There is no 24v in there. Buried tanks and swtitches are quite common here.
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