Which head for March pump?

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  1. Bulin's Milker Bucket Brews

    Bulin's Milker Bucket Brews Well-Known Member

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    Scored a 230 volt March MDXT-3 today for $10...no idea what it was used for previously so, just for my own piece of mind, I will be replacing the head before I use it. Thinking the Stainless "Chugger" head with a ball valve on the outlet to control flow.

    To those of use who have used these before, what heads have worked best for you.

    Note: I KNOW I can't just plug 230 into a wall outlet, my kettle is 230 also and I have a 40 amp service to work with.
     
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    Go the Stainless head if replacing it.
    Here's mine 20200126_160450.jpg
     
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    Definitely stainless, I have the same pump as Ben, super easy to clean too.
     
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    Thanks guys, I'll probably go with the stainless inline head.
     
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    Actually, I think mine are chuggers, as long as they are magnetic drive you are good.
     
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    The heads are interchangeable, will be using a "Chugger" brand head. The goal is to have a system that runs off a singe 220 plug...may have to use a step down transformer for the hood...If I do that I'll probably also mount up my Mark II pump for a little more flexibility.
     

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