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    Just wondering about pump for cheap homemade Liquidator

    Has anyone ever tried a little waterfall pump.30gpm&putting it in a bucket to pump Bleach&adjust to timer for pumping it to piping..Been wondering&see them for about $20..
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    Re: Just wondering about pump for cheap homemade Liquidator

    Running full strength bleach through a pump not specifically designed for caustic chemicals will rapidly destroy the pump. Also, I can't image pumping bleach with a 30 gpm pump, you want a couple of oz per hour.
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    Re: Just wondering about pump for cheap homemade Liquidator

    Quote Originally Posted by JasonLion
    Running full strength bleach through a pump not specifically designed for caustic chemicals will rapidly destroy the pump. Also, I can't image pumping bleach with a 30 gpm pump, you want a couple of oz per hour.
    you would have to restrict flow..I was just wondering if got the smallest size pump.Correction on gpm...It was GPH.I was just wondering if it would hold up.
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    Re: Just wondering about pump for cheap homemade Liquidator

    Why not use the suction developed by the pump and do it that way.
    Have you read this link: homemade-acid-or-chlorine-injection-system-t4174.html
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    Re: Just wondering about pump for cheap homemade Liquidator

    Quote Originally Posted by bobodaclown
    Why not use the suction developed by the pump and do it that way.
    Have you read this link: homemade-acid-or-chlorine-injection-system-t4174.html
    I seen that one a couple yrs ago..It want work with aboveground what I have read.No biggie.I was just wondering..I get a brain fart once in a while.lol..
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    Re: Just wondering about pump for cheap homemade Liquidator

    Quote Originally Posted by kplaster View Post
    I seen that one a couple yrs ago..It want work with aboveground what I have read.No biggie.I was just wondering..I get a brain fart once in a while.lol..

    You ever build one?
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    Re: Just wondering about pump for cheap homemade Liquidator

    Quote Originally Posted by doc8404 View Post
    You ever build one?
    Nope,never did.I switched to SWG this year.Love it &Wish I had earlier for sure.

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