Best pressure tank brand/model?


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Old 07-16-18, 06:48 PM
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I have a 20 Gallon Myers State Pressure tank right now; I want a larger one to save on my pump and to have more water in the event that the power goes out.

I'm looking at least 50 gallon tank.

What would be the best brand or tank? Well-X-troll looks really nice but is out of my price range. Any suggestions?

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Old 07-17-18, 04:57 AM
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Keep in mind that a larger pressure tank will only help during a power outage if you fill the tank before the power goes out.
 
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Old 07-22-18, 06:05 PM
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Hi, thank you- I do realize that and feel that it shouldn't be a problem.
 
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Old 07-22-18, 08:16 PM
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I have replaced quite a few pressure tanks including Well-X-troll, fiberglass, and store brands. The quality appears to be the same.
 
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Thank you everyone.

Is there a concern using a downsize from the pressure tank 1 1/4" to 1" to use my existing Brass T?
 
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I don’t see why that would be a problem. If the 1” piping at the tee is satisfactory for the house then I don’t think also going 1” from the tee to the tank will have any impact. At least that’s the way it seems to me.

I have a 1” tank tee and 1” piping that goes past the pressure tank, through a few filters, and then it finally reduces to 3/4” for distribution to the rest of the house. I have a big pressure tank (50 gal I think) with a 1 Ľ” outlet. There is a reducing bushing (1 1/4” x 1”) at the outlet to reduce the 1 1/4” to 1”, and then a 1” pipe that goes to the tank tee.

Maybe one of the other guys might see it different, but I don’t see how that would be a problem.
 
 

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