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Best Float Valves in a Winter Tank

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Best Float Valves in a Winter Tank

What's your favorite thing to do on the farm in winter? I would bet a sizable sum that breaking the ice in stock tanks for your livestock to keep drinking is probably not at the top of the list. Customers regularly come and ask us what we can do to help keep their tanks from freezing.  The Micro Sweeper is the best product we have found to fight the ice, and it pairs perfectly with our ported valves. You can check it out here for more information. It requires no maintenance, uses no electricity, and needs no adjustment, ever. It helps...

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Which Best Float Valve Kit For Your Water Pressure?

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Which Best Float Valve Kit For Your Water Pressure?

The Best Float Valve (aka Watson valve) is the most durable and simple livestock water tank float valve on the market. They are full-flow valves that are almost impossible to clog up. The arm is made of steel instead of flimsy brass, and the float is aluminum with a chain to attach. We have no plastic pieces anywhere in any of our kits.  For your quick review (see more details below) Standard/Premium Float Valve Kits- up to 90 p.s.i. High-Pressure Float Valve Kits- up to 165 p.s.i. High-Volume/Low-Pressure Float Valve Kits- will dramatically increase the speed of filling for low...

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Best Float Valve Lever Customizations

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Best Float Valve Lever Customizations

Best Float Valve offers simple, durable, reliable products for your livestock water trough needs. What we know is that one size does not fit all. We offer 9 different Best Float Valve kits with multiple options in each kit. One of those options is the lever or valve arm.  Our standard lever is straight, 18" long and is made of hot-dip galvanized steel. It also comes in 24". All of the levers come in either Regular or Stainless Steel. We recommend the stainless steel option if you have hard water or sulfur water. Any of the standard valve arms can be...

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3 Ways To Protect Your Float Valve Investment!

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3 Ways To Protect Your Float Valve Investment!

Hey everyone! I hope your day is incredible so far. Things in California (at least in our little city) have been remarkably cool for the past few days. We are grateful for it. Our summers in the past have us regularly over 105°. We haven't been over 90° in a few days, and I'm soaking it in.  I recently got a new-to-me car. She's beautiful, and I plan on having her for a very long time.  With our brutal summers, cars up here can take a beating. And truthfully, getting into a car that is over 100° is less than...

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Start Anyway

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Start Anyway

I don't know about you, but I like to achieve. I like to check things off my list. I like to do a good job. I like to see results. And I want to make a difference. I have high standards, and while that is important, sometimes those very standards can paralyze me. Can anyone relate?  I have had a dream for quite some time of funding 100 wells in Africa. It is a beautiful dream and one that I am quite sure that I will see come to pass.  Building this business has taken longer than I anticipated. I...

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