THE FETCH SUCCESS STORY

Hi Paul,
 

Just wanted to touch base with you. We took the tool out to our site located in Cold Bay, Alaska and it worked like a charm. The field team was able to retrieve the broken well piece in less than ten minutes and said the most difficult part of the whole operation was tying the rope to pull the tool back to the surface.  Thanks again for your support and we are excited to have the first Fetch tool here in Alaska. 
 

Kris

THE FETCH SUCCESS STORY

Steve pulled up 200 feet of 1 1/4 galvanized pipe and pump up a 300 foot well in Florida 

 Steve uses an electric winch and our famous Fetch to save his well in Florida.

THE FETCH SUCCESS STORY

Jason in Montana saved a 480 foot deep well with 200 feet of 1.25 inch pvc broken in 7 pieces after free falling 200 feet. the longest was 60 feet.

"Nice job on the double snag" 

THE FETCH SUCCESS STORY

THE FETCH SUCCESS STORY

It worked! Albeit, a bit unorthodox. Took about 45 minutes of fishing @ about 110'. I grabbed the wire three times and on the 3rd attempt, success. It hooked the wire and took a lot of tugging to break it free from whatever was catching the pump/pipe! Got it up to about 40' and the wires all broke! Fortunately, I had it locked in with pipe wrenches. The Fetch paid for itself in one use. The local "fishermen" wants around $600 just to send a camera down to assess the situation. I'll make sure to spread the word about the fetch. Thank you. 

Jim 

 

Hey, great success, why were you not able to get in the pipe itself? About how much weight were you lifting, can you guess ? ? Wow, the fetch does it again, not the normal way, who cares ! ! ! 

Paul

 

Not sure why it wouldn't get the pipe. At about 100', something was blocking the hole. I assume it was the wire all balled up from trying other contraptions to retrieve the pipe. 
 

As far as weight goes, there was 120' of schedule 80 1.25" pipe, the pump is a 15 stage jacuzzi stainless steel, with a 1.5hp Franklin motor. I pulled it to the top of the casing ski and then had to get some help! That was a bad idea. I'm suffering today. The bottom 20' of pipe was plugged with fine sediment. 
 

Jim 

THE FETCH SUCCESS STORY

Just to let you that we managed to retrieve the pipe from the well using your fetch tool - worked like a charm.

 

Thanks,

Iain

 Iain  used the 100-2 FETCH , he is located in Massachusetts  

The casing was 5" ID - carbon steel

The pipe was stainless steel - 3.5" OD, 3.25" ID.

The SS pipe weighs around 200lbs.

It was an 80ft well.  The SS pipe was 40ft long, so the top of the pipe was 40ft below ground surface.

The fetch tool was lowered into the and caught the SS pipe first time then it was pulled out - only took 10 minutes.

THE FETCH SUCCESS STORY

My name is John Everett and I am the latest believer in the Fetch tool!
While pulling my pump out of my 300' well the 1 1/4" PVC pipe broke sending  165' of pipe and pump to the bottom. After some searching for solutionsonUtube I saw someone use the Fetch tool and decided to give it a try. My first try was unsuccessful and I noticed that the tool was not moving freely as it should. I called the company and after a few minutes we solved the problem over the phone. The tool was damaged in shipping but I was able to repair it myself with their help. My first attempt with the repaired tool the Fetch did its job! I caught the top of the pipe at 130' from the surface. I was able to pull the 165' of heavy pipe full of water to the surface. I was surprised to see that the Fetch secured such a jagged break of the PVC pipe. 
Thank you Fetch I am a believer!

John Everett
Edmond Ok

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