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Old 09-01-2012, 11:00 PM   #71
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I know that March recommends that the inlet side of the pump face down with the outlet facing up, which is the opposite of how your pumps are configured. It's counterintuitive, but they say it helps with prime. Do Chuggers not recommend the same configuration?? Maybe it doesn't matter as much since Chuggers are self-priming??

Just curious....I'm putting together a recirculating single-vessel BIAB RIMS stand right now, so I've been researching a ton lately.
I don't have any problems priming my system Topher. I just run the liquid through the lines to get the air out, hook the outlet hose female disconnect to a male disconnect and let it rip.


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Old 09-01-2012, 11:05 PM   #72
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Not sure how much info on the ignition system you're looking for, but here is the parts list and the supplier from which I got them.

CONTROL PANEL
2 - Love TS-13010 Controllers Dwyer Instruments http://www.dwyer-inst.com
6 - Selector LED Switches Automation Direct http://www.automationdirect.com
1 - Turn Key Selector Switch Automation Direct http://www.automationdirect.com
2 - Core Transformer 120V TO 24V 96VA eBay http://cgi.ebay.com
2 - 4" Temperature Sensor LOVE TS Brewers Hardware http://www.brewershardware.com
25 Feet Flexible Galvanized Steel Conduit, 3/8" McMaster-Carr http://www.mcmaster.com

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3 - 12" Hose w/Stainless Overbraid, 3/8" ID Tejas Smokers http://www.tejassmokers.com/
2 - Honeywell VR8304M3103 Electronic Gas Valve Surplus City Liquidators http://surpluscityliquidators.com
2 - S8610U 3009 Honeywell Pilot Module eBay N/A
2 - Honeywell Q345A1313 I.P. Pilot Burner Patriot Supply http://www.patriot-supply.com
2 - LP Orifices for Pilot Burners HVAC Parts Outlet http://www.hvacpartsoutlet.com


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Old 09-02-2012, 12:16 AM   #73
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[...]Maybe it doesn't matter as much since Chuggers are self-priming??[...]
The Chuggers that are essentially March 809/815 clones are not self-priming. At all...

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Old 09-02-2012, 08:35 PM   #74
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A truly inspiring build! Subscribed!
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I don't want you to take this the wrong way, but I hate you Schweaty. I hate you and your schweaty balls and your schweaty awesome brewstand. Just kidding, badass rig dude, cheers!
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Wow... amazing build man simply amazing. Congrats!


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