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Old 12-06-2011, 07:58 AM
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Changing out the motor is easy and is the usual way to solve the three phase problem so you should be fine there. My biggest concern still would be that tank, I'm not kidding about how dangerous those things are! Unless you had it hydo tested you really should keep that pressure at below 100 PSI and personally I wouldn't use it even at that, even if it has been tested you should keep that pressure below 125 PSI max. It happened years ago and I don't have pics, I sure wish I did, but I saw the results of a ruptured tank about the same size as that one take out almost the entire wall of a two car garage, I mean totally gone, pieces of the wall were lying against the owners house over 50 feet away! The roof was sagging on one corner because the support was gone and there was debris lying all over the place like a bomb had gone off, don't underestimate how dangerous a rusty tank can be.
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