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Old 01-18-2011, 09:30 PM   #11
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I finally bought the Camlock fittings to finish my toolbox and chiller!





That looks almost like my chiller, but I have short garden hose attaches on the water side.


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Old 01-18-2011, 10:30 PM   #12
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That looks almost like my chiller, but I have short garden hose attaches on the water side.
The garden hose attaches to the immersion chiller and acts as a pre chiller if I add ice right now it just runs through cause it's nice and cold here in Boston. And I can lager in a garbage can that I fill with snow.


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Old 02-02-2011, 11:22 PM   #13
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i set mine up to heat, chill and move liquid. all plug and play.





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Old 02-02-2011, 11:33 PM   #14
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i set mine up to heat, chill and move liquid. all plug and play.
Holy hoses and wires Batman!
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Old 02-03-2011, 01:47 PM   #15
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Whoa, nice.

How hard is that to clean? Do you just pump hot oxy through it?
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Not the best pics in the world but this is what I ended up making for a friend of mine. It was somewhat of a shame to cover up that stainless steel head on the chugger, but at least it is balanced in the toolbox.







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Old 02-03-2011, 03:47 PM   #17
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Very nice! Does it get hot in there? Did you go with RTD's to account for this? I really dig your layout....can you show pics of it closed?
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I did have to extend the magnet inside the pump housing to accommodate for the toolbox plastic and longer screws to mount the housing to the pump through the toolbox.
Where did you get the new magnet from? I bought one of these chugger pumps and for some reason the impeller wouldn't spin. I took the stainless steel housing off and the motor spun just fine. I'm thinking there's something wrong with the magnet or impeller. Any thoughts??
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Very nice! Does it get hot in there? Did you go with RTD's to account for this? I really dig your layout....can you show pics of it closed?
I haven't had a heat issue yet. It has been really cold here in Boston. i hate to sound dumb but "rtd's" what is that???
I'll get some outside pics soon need a day off first.
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Where did you get the new magnet from? I bought one of these chugger pumps and for some reason the impeller wouldn't spin. I took the stainless steel housing off and the motor spun just fine. I'm thinking there's something wrong with the magnet or impeller. Any thoughts??
I didn't get a new magnet, just make sure the magnet isn't touching the housing. I had to adjust mine when I put the space between the housing. Once you have the housing off you can adjust the set scree holding the magnet and adjust as necessary. Hope that helps. But if not ask away.


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