Where do you get your silicone tubing?

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Where do you get your silicone tubing?
 
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Yah I can get it anywhere, but looking for where people actually buy it... pricing. Thanks
 
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Yah I dont see any silicone tubing at NB... only vinyl and thermoplastic...
 

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I don't use silicone, I like the thermoplastic rubber tubing from NB.
 
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AHS has 1/2" tubing for $2.10 per foot, that looks like the best deal out there... I heard a rumor about a hop sale in April too, so maybe I will get some Riwaka and silicone :mug: I think I still have a free shipping coupon too....
 
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I didnt think that the March pump actually sucked anything... thus the "not self priming" thing. I know many people use silicone, so I had always presumed there was no issue with it.
 
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Once it is primed there a pushing and pulling. Simple physics. It can not self prime since it's design does not work with air.

I was testing the pump out with 3/4" braided PVC with hot tap water and the inlet hose collapsed. I've moved down to 1/2" braided PVC with thick walls.

I'm assuming that the silicone tubing walls are thick enough then?
 
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We have silicone hose in stock and ready to go.

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Forrest... have you thought any more about the the hop sale in April? I think I heard you mention that a while back. Looks like you are the man to get my silicone from... now if I could get my wife some silicone from you too, Id be set ;)
 
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