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by Russell Peters
January 16th, 2018, 5:17 am
Forum: Members Area
Topic: WWKC show results
Replies: 4
Views: 45

Re: WWKC show results

A lot of discussion on KKNA of the sumi on my tancho from Kobayashi. I assumed it just wasn't finished. Do you have an opinion? Photo update was posted below http://www.pskoi.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=122 Yeah, I have been staying away from that conversation as there are some very 'interes...
by Russell Peters
January 14th, 2018, 1:43 pm
Forum: Members Area
Topic: WWKC show results
Replies: 4
Views: 45

Re: WWKC show results

You are welcome. Congratulations!
by Russell Peters
January 13th, 2018, 2:56 pm
Forum: Pond Construction and Filtration
Topic: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana
Replies: 127
Views: 3586

Re: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana

Needless to say, with all this hard work, Kiwi is very tired.
by Russell Peters
January 13th, 2018, 2:55 pm
Forum: Pond Construction and Filtration
Topic: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana
Replies: 127
Views: 3586

Re: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana

We stacked all of the outer forms along the edge of one of the tanks and put all of the inner forms inside the tanks. On Thursday the spray foam insulation is going on so I am thinking of not setting up the forms for the final pour until after that is done. I might not be able to hold out that long ...
by Russell Peters
January 13th, 2018, 2:54 pm
Forum: Pond Construction and Filtration
Topic: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana
Replies: 127
Views: 3586

Re: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana

This morning, while I was having coffee, I got a text from Jm asking if I wanted some help stripping the forms. I got started around 10am, Jim showed up at 10:30am and by 1:30 pm the inner an outer forms were completely stripped. I started out by removing a long side on one of the tanks in a single ...
by Russell Peters
January 13th, 2018, 2:52 pm
Forum: Pond Construction and Filtration
Topic: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana
Replies: 127
Views: 3586

Re: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana

Two days ago the well was hooked up and we now have running water in the greenhouse and we have excellent flow. If you look back across the tank that was just poured you will see the controls from the well pump. The blue object is the pressure tank for the system. It will flow 1,500 gph and is set a...
by Russell Peters
January 13th, 2018, 2:51 pm
Forum: Pond Construction and Filtration
Topic: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana
Replies: 127
Views: 3586

Re: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana

I poured two of the large tanks yesterday and everything went really well.
by Russell Peters
January 10th, 2018, 3:03 pm
Forum: Pond Construction and Filtration
Topic: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana
Replies: 127
Views: 3586

Re: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana

Both tanks are ready for the next pour which is going to be Friday morning.
by Russell Peters
January 7th, 2018, 3:55 pm
Forum: Pond Construction and Filtration
Topic: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana
Replies: 127
Views: 3586

Re: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana

The only problem with starting the inner forms is that some are still in place. I saved the worst for last as these are very difficult to get out without destroying them. This is my project for tomorrow.
by Russell Peters
January 7th, 2018, 3:55 pm
Forum: Pond Construction and Filtration
Topic: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana
Replies: 127
Views: 3586

Re: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana

Over the last two days kby103 came over and gave me a hand with the rebar and PEX. I am happy to say that both ponds are complete and ready for the inside forms.

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