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Old 09-22-2012, 04:46 PM   #1
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Is there a March pump that is comparable (feature-wise) to the Chugger SS pumps? I'd like the reliability/quality of a March pump, I don't like the idea of having plastic inlets/outlets, but the only March pumps with Stainless Steel inlets/outlets I've seen are $300+, is that right or am I missing something?

 
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Old 09-22-2012, 04:49 PM   #2
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As far as I know you can buy a replacement SS head from Chugger and it will bolt right onto the March body
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Old 09-22-2012, 10:33 PM   #3
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March and Chugger pumps look a lot alike. So much so, its eerie...
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Old 09-22-2012, 10:56 PM   #4
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Just get the Chugger. I will say that my experience with it hasnt been that long, but they are stand up guys... Not sure if you saw my thread, but after receiving our FIRST pump... It worked great and I emailed him and thanked him... had some questions... after the responses, I told him I wish all companies were like that and he sent me a FREE pump... Not a replacement... ANOTHER pump... yeah... for FREE... I guarantee, no one on this forum has had a bad experience with them and Chugger NOT REPLACED or FIXED the problem. $139.00, you cant beat it with a stick... we tried... it still worked...
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Old 09-22-2012, 11:23 PM   #5
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Mike at Chugger is awesome!
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Old 09-23-2012, 05:05 PM   #6
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Ok, I'm sold... ordered.

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Old 09-28-2012, 11:33 AM   #7
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Any updates on how the Chuggers are performing?
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Old 09-28-2012, 04:58 PM   #8
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Just built my toolbox for my Chugger SS...first test run this weekend.

 
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Old 09-28-2012, 11:55 PM   #9
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almost 60 gallons through this sucker, works great...
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Old 09-29-2012, 03:11 PM   #10
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I ordered it, it shipped next day, was delivered in 2 days. I was bummed to find out the rear housing leaked. I emailed Chugger pumps in the evening and they responded almost instantly and sent out a replacement the next day, it's on it's way now. That's about as good as customer service can get I think!

 
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