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Old 06-23-17, 06:08 AM   #1
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Default Anyone live in pennsylvania doing any diy drilling or wanting drilling

Is there anyone in Pennsylvania that has done any drilling before what type drilling do you guys have

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Old 06-23-17, 07:12 AM   #2
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Yes. South central PA. 6-8 feet of red clay then down to at least 800 feet solid limestone. This was true of my main well and has held true on the first 3 geothermal bore holes. See my posts in the last few pages of "DIY well drilling / trench digging for GSHP"

Likely different where you are as only 12 miles away a buddy of mine just had his well drilled and hit no limestone at all and no red clay.

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Old 06-24-17, 09:01 PM   #3
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Yes. South central PA. 6-8 feet of red clay then down to at least 800 feet solid limestone. This was true of my main well and has held true on the first 3 geothermal bore holes. See my posts in the last few pages of "DIY well drilling / trench digging for GSHP"

Likely different where you are as only 12 miles away a buddy of mine just had his well drilled and hit no limestone at all and no red clay.

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Glad i not diggin there . Wonder if that is all that is up there is that
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Old 06-30-17, 07:30 PM   #4
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Is there any sand or clay up there to water or is it all rocks ? Every where in PA
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Old 07-01-17, 05:48 AM   #5
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Its a big state. I'm sure there are a variety of different things to drill through.
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If there were places where they wasnt as much rock i could bring my small rig and dig up there. But rock does best with a pdc or hammer bit . I dont use a air rig.

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