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Driving a well pipe
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Jimbob    Posted 07-15-2003 at 18:54:45       [Reply]  [No Email]
Is it possible to drive a well with a large heavy weight on guide rails. Our area is sand below 2 feet with some gravel veins.


Lazy Al    Posted 07-16-2003 at 05:08:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
What I did was weld a 1" shaft on a plate then to a 4" well casing and filled it with lead .
Get a drive point and screw it to a five foot length of pipe , put a drive coupling on the other end . Then a plate of steel with a hole in the size of the shaft loosely .
So when your pounding your hitting on the plate
and it don't mess up your drive coupling so bad
Each time you add pipe reuse the drive coupling to pound on .
You can keep filling the pipe with water to check to see if you hit water cause water won't stand on water .
If your gonna do this by hand be perpared to lose some weight and get strong arms . You could rig up a tripod and do it that way or with your tractor ,
Al


Ron,Ar    Posted 07-15-2003 at 21:12:56       [Reply]  [No Email]
I have driven one well in my life, be careful you don't drive past the "water sand" like I did. You probably won't get the point back out.


Clod    Posted 07-15-2003 at 19:00:48       [Reply]  [No Email]
How far is it to Mexicans? Or,are you ging to use a machine to drive it? BRB ,,going to station.


Jimbob    Posted 07-16-2003 at 05:34:12       [Reply]  [No Email]
Build a mechanical ram with an electric drive system. I have all the parts, one day build on it.


eddie lockey    Posted 09-17-2003 at 18:32:48       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I would like to get a machine to drive a well point with, Can anyone tell me where to get one . How much one would cost? Need to know asap.


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