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Franklin Electric FTB15CI Reviews
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Jim, the Water Pump Expert
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Water Pumps Direct Recommended

This Franklin Electric Turf Boss 1-1/2HP pump is built to work and work and work!

With the A.O. Smith 56J Motor (3450 RPM), the NORYLô impeller with stainless steel eye seal with a 5/8" rotating mechanical seal, this pump is built to work hard and last. The Turf Boss also features the option of easy servicing through a back pull-out design, which leaves all the plumbing and both the pumpís base and case undisturbed in their original location and a built-in drain plug for easy... more
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Robert H.
Greencastle, IN
Purchased from Water Pumps Direct
Purchased 8/10/16
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REVIEWED
AUG.
31
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Delivered As Promised
Great pump. Good price. Works as advertised. Nice to do business with a great company.
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"Works great."
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Eric B.
Provincetown, MA
Purchased from Water Pumps Direct
Purchased 2/28/16
REVIEWED
MAY.
03
2016
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Silent But Strong
Installed this pump to replace another jet pump. My well is 1-1/4 draw going to 1-1/2 at pump inlet. At first couldn't stop air leak at cast housing of pump until I switched from PVC to galvanized pipe. My theory is difference in expansion rate from Iron and PVC. Now no air leaks but too much water causing pump to turn on and off frequently. I still need to adjust pressure switch and determine how many zones should operate at the same time.

I wish the info was clearer that a pressure... more
Jim, the Water Pump Expert
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Eric,
The most likely cause of your pump operating like that is because of the 1-1/4" pipe you're using. For this pump you should be using 1-1/2" pipe from draw to inlet. I'd suggest reviewing the Owner's Manual and try re-installing the pump.

Also, a pressure switch is not something that is normally included with a sprinkler pump. You may be confusing these pumps with a shallow well pump, which look similar and include a pressure switch.
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David E.
Atlanta, GA
Purchased from Water Pumps Direct
Purchased 6/20/16
REVIEWED
AUG.
03
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Working Well
Bought this pump after returning a Red Lion 2 hp. The pump has been working well for about 2 months, easy and clear installation instructions, plenty of water pressure. Quiet, excellent pump.
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Kurt V.
Sewalls Point, FL
Purchased from Water Pumps Direct
Purchased 2/15/16
REVIEWED
MAR.
30
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Eveything As Promised
Ordered and delivered as promised. Quick and easy web site, all good stuff.
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