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  • Posted in thread: Pump shaft and flange misalignment on 06-15-2015 at 02:27 PM
    Are you removing the motor bracket to mount this stuff up? If so you are probably messing up
    the alignment of the drive magnet in relation to the pump housing. We use a jig here at the
    factory to cent...

  • Posted in thread: Does anyone else hate their Chugger pumps? on 06-12-2015 at 03:52 PM
    I'll third the bleeder valve recommendation. My March pumps used to give me fits as well until
    I installed one.To tell you the truth, I'm not sure if they aren't both the same pump off the
    same line w...

  • Posted in thread: March Pump customer support on 06-12-2015 at 03:34 PM
    Actually his motor was damaged...either was accidentally dropped or something fell on it. Wayne
    happened to have a good one in the parts dept and swapped it out. We try and help the
    homebrewers out as...

  • Posted in thread: March 815 Pump Repair Help on 03-23-2015 at 01:33 PM
    Im only guessing without seeing it and there's not much info to go on....but my (GUESS) would
    be the motors tweaked. Take the pump head off and try running it.....if it runs no problem then
    your pump ...

  • Posted in thread: CO2 refill locations in the SW Chicago area (Joliet, Lockport,Lemont,Crest Hill) on 03-04-2015 at 03:12 PM
    do a search for airgasthey supply us with all our welding stuff and helium for testing...i know
    they do CO2....if they cant maybe they can suggest where to go.

  • Posted in thread: Doh! Bleach corrodes stainless on 01-05-2015 at 06:31 PM
    Yep i found that out the hard way as well a number of years back....cleaning off some mold on a
    boat some bleach got spilled on my nice stainless props...few days later they look like they
    are 50yrs o...

  • Posted in thread: March Pump 815-PL Not Working on 01-05-2015 at 06:04 PM
    Aircrewjoe, from the sounds of it......i think the motor may be damaged.....what it sounds like
    is it may have been dropped or something fell on it and tweaked the motor alignment off a
    bit.....when t...

  • Posted in thread: Chugger vs March / center inlet vs inline on 01-05-2015 at 02:07 PM
    With a center inlet style pump you will gain about a 1/2 to 1 gpm more on the full rated output
    of the pump.....but that also depends on what kind of restriction the pump is working against.
    If you ha...

  • Posted in thread: Questions about March Pumps answered by the Factory! on 07-31-2014 at 02:26 PM
    Walter-Just had a bit of boil over onto my March 809. Pump was dripping wort off it. I put a
    fan on it and cleaned up what I could. Pump seems to be running fine for now. Is there a way to
    take apart ...

  • Posted in thread: Questions about March Pumps answered by the Factory! on 07-31-2014 at 02:23 PM
    On these little pumps its not as critical as their bigger cousins. For the most part on the
    809/815 pump as long as you have it flooded you are good.......when pumping at boiling temps
    the easiest thi...

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