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Old 10-13-2008, 04:18 AM   #1
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Jul 2008
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Has anyone tried these pumps?

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Are they usable on a brew rig? The price seems too good, compared to the March pumps.

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Old 10-13-2008, 06:10 AM   #2
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Mar 2008
Milton, De
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the first thing i notice is that it isnt food grade....i wouldnt use it but i dont have experience with march pumps as of yet for myself- only seen them used.
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Old 10-13-2008, 06:20 AM   #3
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Jun 2007
Pasadena, CA
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After a quick run through of the product manual I didn't see anything listed for the operable temperature range. I would definitely check on that before purchasing. The nice thing about the March pumps, on top of being food grade, is that they're rated up to 250 F.

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Old 10-13-2008, 11:57 AM   #4
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I have heard of guys using these with decent results. I thing that they are good for 170F or so

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Old 10-13-2008, 12:28 PM   #5
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be sure not to use it with "lammable" liquids...

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