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Old 01-11-2011, 08:00 PM   #51
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Never had an issue with the silicone tubing and actually prefer it since it hold up better at temp, IMO. Of course, I don't have any lines connected where there would be back pressure.


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Old 01-11-2011, 11:00 PM   #52
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I just checked and the max output of the March pump is 5.23psi so I don't think that there is really any worries with the silicone tubing exploding. Thanks guys!


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Old 01-12-2011, 02:20 PM   #53
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What are your thoughts on the tubing? I see that you are using silicone tubing. I have read that it doesn't hold more than 10 PSI or else it will burst. It looks like the Sabco Chill Wizard uses the reinforced vinyl tubing.... Where did you get your Silicone tubing?
No issues with swelling at all from the pressure. I picked it up at Morebeer, which is another issue all together. Its rarely in stock and they don't like to tell you it isn't until after you've purchased it
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Old 01-22-2011, 10:29 PM   #54
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I finally finished my chilling system this afternoon. I can't wait to test it out. It is basically the same components that are in the OP's DIY ChillWizard.



Switch the hoses using the camlock S.S. quick-disconnects and it reverses the flow for cleaning.



Here is the thermometer assembly with the built in oxygenation stone.



I also found this great remote control that will turn the pump on and off.


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Old 01-22-2011, 10:44 PM   #55
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Nice remote, where did you find it?
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Nice remote, where did you find it?
Amazon. About $15 plus shipping. It is the Skylink WS-100/WS-100N Wireless Remote Control
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Old 03-31-2011, 02:22 PM   #57
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Any pictures of the diffusion stone assembly? Anyone that has installed this stone, is this the way to go compared to other methods?
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Old 10-09-2011, 03:12 PM   #58
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Desert_Sky - are you still using the scrubbie pad in the kettle pickup tube? Can you post a few photos?

jamcclureuk - I've been thinking about using a wire shelf like that for my own setup. Can you post more photos of the entire rig, top to bottom?
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Old 10-20-2011, 02:26 PM   #59
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Here you go.

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I am getting ready to build a similar project, although the plate chiller will be different model from the Therminator due to cost. Thanks so much for all the ideas and pictures. When finished, I will try to post pictures of my project.


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