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Replace a pressure tank - plumbing.straw.pressuretank PEP BB

BB plumbing and hot water - straw badge
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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the straw badge in Plumbing.

In this Badge Bit, you will replace or install a pressure tank.  Pump running all the time?  Maybe it's time to replace your pressure tank.  Let's do it!

Here's a video of replacing a pressure tank with some troubleshooting tips:


To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
  - replace a pressure tank, or
  - install a pressure tank in a new location

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, provide proof of the following as pics or video (less than two minutes):
  - the existing location before you start
  - the old pressure tank removed (if replacing)
  - the install partway through (if new installation)
  - the pressure tank installed
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I replaced my pressure tank a while back.  Here's my troubleshooting thread about it.
Old-red-tank-new-one-in-the-box.jpg
Old red tank, new one in the box
Old red tank, new one in the box
Tank-removed.jpg
Tank removed
Tank removed
New-one-getting-some-plumbing-pieces-attached-to-it.jpg
New one getting some plumbing pieces attached to it
New one getting some plumbing pieces attached to it
New-one-installed-and-running.jpg
New one installed and running
New one installed and running
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I hereby certify that this badge bit is complete!

 
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