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Thread: Draft Line cleaning pump

  1. #1
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    Draft Line cleaning pump

    Gonna buy me a pump to clean our long-draw draft system. Any recommendations or ones to avoid?

    The leading candidate is this guy: http://www.micromatic.com/draft-keg-...BC300PLUS.html

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
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    Take a look at Foxx equipment's version. Not as pretty, but I have used this model for 13 yrs. with good results. When the pump starts to wear out (flow rate slows), you can detach it and exchange it for a rebuilt one, without having to buy the whole shabang. Plus it costs about a 1/4 of the one you are looking at. It's not as pretty though. Item 09D03-156.

    Cheers,
    Travis
    Last edited by TNbrewer; 09-03-2010 at 10:18 AM.
    Travis Hixon
    Blackstone Brewing Co.
    Nashville, TN
    travis@blackstonebrewery.com

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Ohio
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    That pump from micromatic is great, but it used to have a plastic pump head that would easily break, so their smaller pump is much more reliable. I don't know if they've changed that pump or not. I've got one of the big pumps from foxx, which is awesome, but my daily work horse is the small micromatic; it will not die. If you go with foxx, while you're on their website get some 3/8" one-way valves and some fittings to put inline. As soon as you shut it off, all your solution will flow right back into the bucket.
    All the best

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