On Fri, 01 Nov 2013 22:53:40 -0400, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Stromin' (and Ray for that matter) are resident trolls on the
alt.survival newsgroup. Stomin's specialty is stupid questions about
unlikely problems. Ray just likes to post political stuff.
If you want them, I can make you an attractive offer.
Yes, carbon dioxide is good. Liquid in the tank,
and provides a considerable lot of vapor power.
Regulator, is good, also. Sadly, I don't have
either a tank or regulator. Do have generator and
compressor, and blow out adapters.
On 11/1/2013 8:11 PM, email@example.com wrote:
In this case, it would probably take twenty or thirty
trips to the gas station to get any where near enough
compressed air. That driving gasoline woild be much
better used, running a generator and compressor.
On Sat, 02 Nov 2013 08:28:48 -0400, Stormin Mormon
I *highly* doubt it, if you don't leak all the air before it gets into
the pipe. Seal that connection well, and it shouldn't take much at
all. There isn't a lot of volume in the pipes. All you want to do is
push the water in the pipes out.
On 11/2/2013 10:35 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I'd have to go measure the pipes. But, the feed from the street is
noticably larger than 3/4 copper, I've used enough 3/4 in my life. From
the meter to the WH is probably over 100 feet. And the copper that feeds
the baptismal font is pretty big. The building is bigger than the
typical church at the corner. I got complaints about "no hot water in
the womens room". Find out that with two faucets running, it takes four
minutes to get water from the water heater. 2 x 1.6 x 4 = about 12 gal,
and that's just that one stretch of pipe.
Relative to what? Seems like a lot of water wasted if you want warm
water to rinse your hands. I'd run a smaller pipe or a recirculating
system that is timed to run only at time the building is likely to be
Just was in the building. It was "about" 110 steps from the water inlet
to about where the water heaters are. 17 steps for me, equals 50 feet.
So, from the inlet to the WH is about 300 plus feet of tubing.
Don't think I'll be able to blow that with a 5 gal tank from the gas
I'd like a recirc system, but who can tell. Not sure we'll ever get one.
You better stop giving out hints, like 4 minutes to get hot water to the
lady's room, 110 steps from the inlet to the WH, etc.
Keep that up and the next time I'm in your area I'll be able to figure out
which church you work at.
Read all the tabs. Just like his usenet posts. His expertise and
training is that he watched his dad fix things and once got to fix a
pizza oven. Nothing wrong with that but hardly a professional
Remember too, he's the one that posted he would "placate his neighbors
with basketballs and fried chicken" if there was ever a SHTF
situation. Me, thinks he is not on good terms with them.
On Sat, 02 Nov 2013 17:57:13 -0400, Stormin Mormon
3/4" pipe contains 1.2cu.ft. per hundred feet. So your 300 ft. run is
less than 4 cu.ft. or maybe 30 gallons. A 5gal tank costs $26 at
HarborFrieght. How much pressure do you need to blow out the pipe?
14psi is good for a 30' rise.
On 11/2/2013 7:48 PM, email@example.com wrote:
CY: Hope we never need to find out. I'll be in the building one day next
week for other things. I'll check some of the pipe sizes. I'm sure it's
at least 3/4, as I've mentioned. I really don't think a 5 gal tank is
going to do the job.
CY: Not much. But, it would help provide hot water to the womens
bathroom, so they don't complain.
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