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Old 09-02-2015, 08:37 PM
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Default pump switch

Could someone point me toward a suitable on/off switch with fuse/breaker for my 24v booster pump which will be mounted next to the 80 gallon pressure tank.


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Old 09-02-2015, 09:12 PM
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First... Welcome Steve..

A 24V booster pump next to an 80G pressure tank..

I am curious..... Is the 24V pump boosting the water pressure in the house system over what the well pressure switch cut out at ???

Is the 24V pump a back up to the water system in case of main pump power outage ???

I would be curious to see a piping diagram to see how the 24V pump is located in your system..

Need more info..
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Old 09-02-2015, 09:37 PM
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Including the amp draw of the 24v pump, which will determine the fuse size.
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Old 09-08-2015, 11:50 PM
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An 80 gallon pressure tank?? Or do you mean an 80 gallon bulk storage tank?
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Old 09-17-2015, 01:57 AM
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Thanks for the replies folks. I guess i didn't fill in the proper blank to get notification of replies. I have a good well at least for the time being. a neighbors well went bad and that was a wake up call to get a better water system together, which I've been thinking about for years. I am going to replace the 240v 5 amp submersible pump with a 24v Sun Pump which will fill a 2400 gal tank and a 24v Dankoff booster pump will supply the house using my 82 gallon pressure tank. I am using 3 2500 tanks to supply the garden needs with roof run off water. I have two of the tanks in place, the pumps are not in place yet but will be soon after I get all the tanks in place and the plumbing and ditch digging done.
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