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Old 11-03-2009, 08:40 PM   #1
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Anyone know if a pump like this:

will handle hot water? I was thinking of using one with a percarbonate cleaner to clean out beer lines.
Robert in Lexington SC

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Old 11-03-2009, 09:16 PM   #2
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They may handle hot water but I found it easy to use an empty keg and fill it with hot water and cleaning solution, add some Co2 and mix it up then use that to clean my lines. Also cleans the taps.

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Old 11-03-2009, 09:18 PM   #3
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what he said

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Old 11-03-2009, 10:02 PM   #4
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They sell a good beer line cleaner that only requires "warm" water. And for the trouble it's probably easier to use the hand pump they sell with beer cleaning kits, unless your cleaning 5 or more taps at a time.

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Old 11-04-2009, 01:38 AM   #5
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Yeah, man. I do the same thing HBHoss said. It works great! No need for anything fancy.

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