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Old 06-24-2010, 05:53 AM   #1
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Default Double March Pump Toolbox, Camlocks, whirlpool and more!

So I just bought two march pumps, and I wanted an easy way to use them. Thanks to someones idea(cant remember who posted it first) I went with the rolling toolbox from Lowes for 20 bucks! GFCI and double rocker switch. The center inlet primes every time with no problems at all!








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Old 06-24-2010, 05:55 AM   #2
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Thanks to bargain fittings and the guys at proflow dynamics, I just converted everything I have to stainless and cam locks! The cam locks are amazing, easy to use, and I borrowed Bobbys idea of using 1/2 street elbows with the threads ground down instead of barbs and the flow is unbelievable.









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Old 06-24-2010, 06:04 AM   #3
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Whirlpool worked AMAZING. I used a plastic soccer ball to test the flow on top and on the bottom of the pot. I also have a rig for my MLT that uses ideally the same principal to fly sparge with.


I'm going to try to upload this video of the whirlpool in action. After 5 minutes of testing it had actually collected some random small particulates in the center of the pot so my guess is it's going to work pretty dang good! Sorry I don't know how to embed it so click to watch!
http://s258.photobucket.com/albums/h...t=IMG_6033.mp4

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Old 06-24-2010, 01:24 PM   #4
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Nice work!

Tell me more about those cam valves?

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This is a very nice setup you have. I love the simplicity of it. I am thinking about building a rolling dual pump apparatus here pretty soon for a 3 barrel system I am building. I like how you used an actual electrical box to house the switches and Receptacle. Nice work.

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Nice setup and very compact!. like the tool box idea is there any issues with overheating the pumps with this setup?

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so i don't see any valves on the "whirlpool" inputs on the BK or MLT. what's keeping fluid from running out when the hose isn't installed?

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I dub this thread revived. I love this set up, so simple. This is the direction my basement brewery is headed. Thanks for posting all of the great info and pics.

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This is exactly the toolbox I was looking at this weekend for a similar project. I still need to get my second pump, though.

Actually, I need to get two new pumps. My Little Giant has been problematic lately.

So, no heat issues with those? in the enclosed space? I'm looking at this on my iPhone, it's hard to tell if you added a fan.

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