PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana

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Re: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana

Postby Russell Peters » January 7th, 2018, 3:55 pm

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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Re: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana

Postby Russell Peters » January 7th, 2018, 3:55 pm

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.
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Re: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana

Postby Russell Peters » January 10th, 2018, 3:03 pm

Both tanks are ready for the next pour which is going to be Friday morning.
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Re: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana

Postby Russell Peters » January 13th, 2018, 2:51 pm

I poured two of the large tanks yesterday and everything went really well.
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Re: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana

Postby Russell Peters » January 13th, 2018, 2:52 pm

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 at 60psi.
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Re: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana

Postby Russell Peters » January 13th, 2018, 2:54 pm

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 section.
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Re: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana

Postby Russell Peters » January 13th, 2018, 2:55 pm

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 without starting the forms.
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Re: PSKoi - Build in Thorntown Indiana

Postby Russell Peters » January 13th, 2018, 2:56 pm

Needless to say, with all this hard work, Kiwi is very tired.
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