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Posted in thread: Chugger pump issue on 08-15-2011 at 02:34 PM
No, I actually went back to the small hoses and quick disconnects as they worked better than
the larger ones.My last several brewing sessions have gone much more smoothly. I was getting
close to going...
Posted in thread: Chugger pump issue on 03-05-2011 at 03:04 AM
The larger size of tubing and barbs didn't make a difference. They sent me another at no
charge, which was really generous considering I bought it last summer. I hope to try it out
Posted in thread: Chugger pump issue on 02-18-2011 at 10:42 PM
If a 1/2" barb reduces the ID to 3/8, would a 5/8 reduce to 1/2? I guess my question is would
increasing my hose ID to 5/8 be ok for the input/suction side on this pump or would it be too
Posted in thread: Chugger pump issue on 02-18-2011 at 04:38 AM
also forgot to ask if the inlet tubing was securly attached to the inlet barb. I've had more
trouble with air being pulled in and screwing the prime up then anything else. Maybe as your
tubing warms u...
Posted in thread: Chugger pump issue on 02-17-2011 at 04:37 AM
Thanks guys. I'm going to try removing the QD's and barbs and see if that helps. If it works
I'll replace my QD's with cam locks.
Posted in thread: Chugger pump issue on 02-15-2011 at 01:44 AM
Hhhmm, I purchased a head unit from him for my 809 and running the McMasters-Carr QD's and
havent had a issue with this yet. It will occasionally make a squealing noise when it first
starts up. But I ...
Posted in thread: Chugger pump issue on 02-15-2011 at 01:41 AM
Thanks guys!Sam, in that thread it says that the sugars can cause this. This particular pump is
used between my HLT and MLT and only moves water.
Posted in thread: Chugger pump issue on 02-14-2011 at 05:03 PM
So, I have two chugger pumps and both worked very well up until a couple of weeks ago when one
started locking up. By locking up, I mean the impellor will just freeze after about 20 minutes.
Posted in thread: March or Chugger Pump? on 02-08-2011 at 04:29 AM
Michael from Chugger openly stated here on the forums that those were the first run and they
were making improvements for the next version. That was why he was blowing them out and GAVE
AWAY so many o...
Posted in thread: How to build a control panel (part 1) on 01-26-2011 at 06:15 PM
Your entire setup is completely awesome!!!Not to mention how neatly assembled the control panel
is (some of my wiring looks like spaghetti).