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Old 02-13-2010, 07:00 AM   #1
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Default March 809 center inlet pump

I just received my march 809 pump with a center inlet. As i do more and more research and examining of other peoples systems I haven't seen anyone with this style pump. So now I'm kinda second guessing my decision of my purchase. Does anybody use this style pump? Or does anybody have a little bit more info about these? pros/cons ect....

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Old 02-13-2010, 07:24 AM   #2
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ill send my head for yours???


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Old 02-13-2010, 07:32 AM   #3
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ill send my head for yours???
Reasoning?
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if you want the one you see here then ill trade i like to use the road less traveled...
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Actually I would prefer the center inlet. This style has higher flow rates and can handle a little more head than the standard head. I also like the way it would mount on a stand. I have the LG pumps that are of the same style. Any pump is a good pump.
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Consider yourself lucky....most of the complaints about march pumps are due to the difficulty in priming, which usually affects the models with opposite inlet/outlet. The center inlet should prime fine!
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Good deal thanks for the info!
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i've got one of these, works great after i got used to priming it. you might need a 3/4 - 1/2 reducing coupling depending on your setup
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Awesome well its good to not hear any negative feedback about these! Im looking forward to giving mine a whirl.


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