Electric Brewing Supply 30A BCS Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Equipment/Sanitation > looking for pump input!
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-31-2012, 07:24 PM   #1
FarmBoy530
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: AUburn, Ca
Posts: 210
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default looking for pump input!

Just saw this add, anyone know anything about it? I know what I expect to hear but I figured I'd check! http://greatbreweh.com/Beer_Pump.html

__________________
FarmBoy530 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-31-2012, 07:36 PM   #2
passedpawn
Waste Allocation Load Lifter - Earth Class
HBT_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
passedpawn's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: ☼ Clearwater, FL ☼
Posts: 19,290
Liked 3481 Times on 2155 Posts
Likes Given: 2990

Default

Very interesting. Ontario supplier.

Wonder how it does with loads of grain residue that gets through my false bottom.

__________________
Hey goomba I love how you dance the rumba
But take some advice paisano learn-a how to mambo
If you're gonna be a square you ain't-a gonna go anywhere.
passedpawn is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-31-2012, 07:41 PM   #3
OneHoppyGuy
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
HomeBrewTalk 2012 Vendor Giveaway Participate
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
OneHoppyGuy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Concord, CA
Posts: 1,704
Liked 40 Times on 33 Posts
Likes Given: 52

Default

Thank you very much for sharing that. You have definitely piqued my interest.

__________________

Brewright. All Rights Reserved. We reserve the right to brew and to help you brew. To protect the brew and defend the brew. To make the brew and drink the brew.

BrewSteel.com
BrewSteel on Facebook

OneHoppyGuy is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-31-2012, 11:13 PM   #4
dutchoven
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
dutchoven's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: SF Bay Area, California
Posts: 632
Liked 8 Times on 8 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default

I just signed up for the give-away.

Looks like an interesting option. Not liking that brass, though.

__________________
dutchoven is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-01-2012, 04:20 AM   #5
day_trippr
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Stow, MA
Posts: 10,641
Liked 1289 Times on 1040 Posts

Default

Half the pump (compared to a March 815 or Chugger) for roughly half the price. Seems about right...

Cheers!

__________________
day_trippr is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-03-2012, 07:38 PM   #6
FarmBoy530
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: AUburn, Ca
Posts: 210
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by day_trippr View Post
Half the pump (compared to a March 815 or Chugger) for roughly half the price. Seems about right...

Cheers!
Do you say this from experience? Or is this your opinion from the web site?
__________________
FarmBoy530 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-03-2012, 07:57 PM   #7
Schumed
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Schumed's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Kansas City, Mo
Posts: 901
Liked 39 Times on 33 Posts
Likes Given: 15

Default

Nice to see they actually have inventory unlike chugger. I think I'm going to take a chance

__________________

"To alcohol! The cause of... and solution to... all of life's problems,"

Schumed is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-04-2012, 04:51 AM   #8
Markd27
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
Markd27's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Allen, Tx
Posts: 465
Liked 48 Times on 32 Posts
Likes Given: 21

Default

Interesting pump. Absolutely horrendous website.

__________________
Markd27 is offline
EngineerByDay Likes This 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-04-2012, 05:08 AM   #9
kevin509
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Spokane, WA
Posts: 161
Liked 9 Times on 4 Posts

Default

March, Little Giant and Chugger aren't specifically designed for brewing either, they are just magnetically coupled high temp pumps with food-grade materials. They have been proven to work in home brewing through continued use. Lab peristaltic pumps weren't designed for brewing either but they work. These 12V pumps have been used as hot water recirculation pumps for years in solar water heating systems running 24/7, they are food grade. I have been using one for 6 months and pleasantly surprised. Personally I think March 809 pumps are over priced (look closely at yours, simple motor and no high tech materials) but they are a standard now in home brewing and even if (or should I say when) they hit $200+ people will buy them.

Just my opinion but I can recommend the 12V solar pumps, I haven't had any trouble other than mounting them as they are intended to be plumbed inline with pipe. They are small and quiet.

__________________
kevin509 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-04-2012, 05:21 AM   #10
Brulosopher
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Fresno, CA
Posts: 2,705
Liked 200 Times on 166 Posts
Likes Given: 119

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Schumed
Nice to see they actually have inventory unlike chugger. I think I'm going to take a chance
Report back!
__________________
How To Easily Harvest Clean Yeast from Starters

Make Good Lager in Less Time!

|BRULOSOPHY|
Brulosopher is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Breast pump to replace march pump? instapman Equipment/Sanitation 69 03-21-2012 07:30 PM
March pump losing prime when running pump wide open rockytoptim Equipment/Sanitation 12 09-05-2011 01:42 AM
Dual purpose March Pump as a Rain Barrel Pump nanotigerbrewer Equipment/Sanitation 6 12-01-2010 07:18 PM
March pump wont pump high temperatures. above 190... rshosted Equipment/Sanitation 17 07-12-2010 09:05 PM
Pump input for Boil Kettle? slim chillingsworth Equipment/Sanitation 10 11-04-2008 11:18 PM