On 5/12/2013 11:17 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
You probably need a piece of 1" threaded pipe, preferably with a "T"
handle, to thread into the pitless adapter at the top of the well pipe.
Disconnect the well pump wires under the well cap. There is probably a
poly line attached to the pump so you don't loose it if a fitting
breaks. Once you jerk the pitless adapter out of it's fitting, you
should be able to lift the whole mess out by pulling on the poly well
pipe. Have another person walk the pipe, wire out while you keep
pulling, until its all out. My well is 160 feet deep, with poly pipe and
I pull it by hand by myself, with the kids or wife walking the pipe down
the lawn as I go. It's a little tough at first, but the weight decreases
rapidly, so 60 feet should be a breeze. Look for bare spots along the
wire if there are no, or too few rubber disk protectors, don't know what
1. Exceedingly unlikely that you will be able to DIY.
2. Since you will hire it done, have your checkbook ready. Two months ago we
had to pull ours and replace 60' of drop pipe. Cost: $730. The price of 1
1/2" galvanized pipe is ridiculous, close to $3.00/ft
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