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GeorgeG

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Sun 10 Apr, 2016 03:17 pm - I am going to try a 3.5mm x 26mm OD o ring set. That looks to be the closest. (view)
Sun 10 Apr, 2016 11:07 am - OK so I worked out the best removal process. It actually works better if you unscrew the large flush white plastic star cap/housing first then slide it up to the silver T bar with the tab for the... (view)
Sun 10 Apr, 2016 10:19 am - The extractor really is not necessary. You just have to man handle the filter housing at a downward angle with a bucket and water hose to flush it all out. Not as elegant but gets the housing just... (view)
Sun 10 Apr, 2016 10:17 am - Turns out I did get the plunger out and replaced it with new o rings and again with a replacement plunger with new o rings. They kept seizing up after a few cycles so I "finessed" it back... (view)
Sun 10 Apr, 2016 10:08 am - I need to replace the orings on the vertical regeneration plunger that moves up and down via the timer motor. It is quite stuck now. How do I get it apart to change the o rings? Thanks, George (view)
Sun 10 Apr, 2016 09:59 am - I need to replace the o rings on the plunger that starts the backwashing process on my Rainsoft system as the motor cannot move the piston any longer. It's pretty frozen. How do you get the... (view)
Mon 23 Jun, 2014 01:19 pm - Turns out that the trick is to flex the ends of the plastic plunger in all combinations to distort the line of the plunger in the bore as you rotate it every 90 degress and pull it out. It takes a... (view)
Sun 8 Jun, 2014 10:29 pm - The parts are unavailable otherwise I would lean in to it and get the parts out with authority. (view)
Fri 6 Jun, 2014 07:23 pm - What is causing the stem to hang up? Are the o rings (there are 5 of them) swollen or torn or is the plastic stem broken/warped? (view)
Wed 4 Jun, 2014 10:50 am - Once they are stuck like this can they be removed with out damage to the plastic plunger (slap valve)? (view)
 
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