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Kmcogar

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I See a counter flow chiller on Craigslist for $50. Should I buy it?

I have a copper immersion chiller. It gets the job done in about 15 minutes.
 

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Is it a homemade cfc? Not that there's a problem with that mines homemade. U just want to be sure its water tight on the different fittings. Also do u have a pump? I have read of guys using cfcs without a pump but idk how well it works. A picture would really help.
 
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No, I don't have a pump. And he said its homemade by from Bobby's design. Whatever that means. Will I need a pump?
 

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Kmcogar said:
No, I don't have a pump. And he said its homemade by from Bobby's design. Whatever that means. Will I need a pump?
I made mine from Bobby m's design and it works awesome. I myself feel like I need a pump for my chiller but some guys don't use them that's up to u and your research on weather or not u need a pump. If u are planing on expanding then yeah get a pump u will need one later. But if u don't foresee using a pump for anything other then a cfc look into doing it without a pump. Chopps
 

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I gravity fed before using a pump and it works fine just a little slower.
 

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