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Offline Thirsty_Monk

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Re: My pump hates me. What to do?
« Reply #15 on: June 01, 2011, 06:25:57 PM »
When will spending end?

Man, I'm afraid I've got some bad news for you....
DENNY!!!
Where were you before I started!!!

But overall it is an interesting ride.
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Re: My pump hates me. What to do?
« Reply #16 on: June 01, 2011, 06:45:40 PM »
How do you make a small fortune brewing? Start with a large one...  ;)
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Re: My pump hates me. What to do?
« Reply #17 on: June 02, 2011, 04:37:38 AM »
How do you make a small fortune brewing? Start with a large one...  ;)

Can be said about any business these days.
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Re: My pump hates me. What to do?
« Reply #18 on: June 05, 2011, 01:29:02 PM »
some pumps need to be primed by gravity, many are not self priming (MarchU

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Re: My pump hates me. What to do?
« Reply #19 on: June 05, 2011, 03:08:29 PM »
You are correct. This is non self priming pump.
It is placed under the kettle.
Drop is abot 2 feet and kettle is 4 feet tall.
There is plenty if pressure to prime it.
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Re: My pump hates me. What to do?
« Reply #20 on: June 27, 2011, 07:59:07 AM »
Dear Sally,

Me and my pump we are back together.
What a great relationship it is.

I bought a 1 1/2" intake hose, replaced motor to 1 hp and things are going great.
Thank you for all your help.

Yours Happy With Pump.
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Smoked Bock
MaiBock
American Brown Ale
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