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Old 02-24-2009, 01:00 AM   #1
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i am working on a brewing setup which i will post pictures of once it is done.
is there a cheap way to pump ONLY mash and sparge water with out spending $150.00? i just want to move water from HLT to mash tun without having to dump or use gravity. if this has been covered, please post link. i did a search and didn't find it.


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Old 02-24-2009, 02:14 AM   #2
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Old 02-24-2009, 03:07 AM   #3
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i am working on a brewing setup which i will post pictures of once it is done.
is there a cheap way to pump ONLY mash and sparge water with out spending $150.00?
Not for a new high temp pump.
How much can you spend?
Mash pump is not the same as a wort pump.
Mash pumps start around $500.00 for brass body.


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Old 02-26-2009, 02:22 PM   #4
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I know a couple of people using a pump from a dishwasher. Don't know where they got them but they seem happy with them.
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Old 03-04-2009, 08:32 AM   #5
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There is a promotion at morebeer.com until March 7th which is 20% off a march pump. Use promo code STMPUMP09. I just bought one for $123.16 with free shipping.

This is the one: March High Temperature Brewing Pump | MoreBeer
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Old 03-04-2009, 09:15 AM   #6
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I will use a used hot water circulation pump both for circulating the mash and transporting the water from the HLT to the MLT.
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Old 03-04-2009, 05:33 PM   #7
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Try this one.Harbor Freight Tools - Quality Tools at the Lowest Prices
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Old 03-04-2009, 07:22 PM   #8
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Harbor freight says the max temperature with that pump is 125F. I was also concerned about Warning #4 in the manual...

4. DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT IF UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS.
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Old 03-15-2009, 02:00 PM   #9
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thanks for all the replies. i just pulled the pump off an old industrial coffee urn which i am converting to a brewing system. it works beautifully. here is a picture. now if i could just get my connections to stop leaking!!


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