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Offline beer_crafter

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Portable march Pump
« on: May 24, 2012, 08:15:10 PM »
Other than the "Wort Pump In a Toolbox", are there any other designs for making a march pump portable?  I don't need great portability, but I can't mount it to a brewing structure either.   Just need to be able to have it free-standing, basically. 

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Re: Portable march Pump
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2012, 08:30:23 PM »
I used to have it in a plastic toolbox, but found that the weight of my valves and fittings was making the pump not work so well (you'd have to see the crazy manifold I constructed), I removed it and mounted it to a 1 foot piece of 2x12 with a waterproof switchbox....I clamp it to a sawhorse that my mash tun sits on.  The whole system breaks down and stores in the garage.
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Re: Portable march Pump
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2012, 09:56:42 PM »
Here's the link to the thread about the portable "pump stool" I built to hold my pump and plate chiller.

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Re: Portable march Pump
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2012, 06:49:25 PM »
I just finished reworking my pump so it is portable. I will email you the photos, if you like.
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