DetailsOne of the most valuable tools in the brewer’s tool box. The Chugger Pump features a stainless steel head, and is food grade, making it the best option for transferring hot wort and other hot liquids. Make your brew day easier and safer with the Chugger SS Inline Pump.
• 1/2 “ MPT inlet and outlet
• Stainless steel pump head
• Polysulphone Impeller
• Max Flow 7 GPM 22.7 LPM
• Max Head 18.6 FT 5.5 M
• Can handle liquids up to 250ºF
- Details & Instructions
4.6 / 5.029 ReviewsGreat pumpThis thing rocks! Really sped up brew day. Feels sturdy a if it will last many more.July 8, 2018Purchased
1 year agoNot goodI own two of these pumps, at least one of which I purchased from Midwest. Both were wonderful when they arrived, but quickly went down hill (one within the first brew day). I'm not certain if for some reason they're not constructed to handle heat, as I use them for hot wort transfer and mash re-circulation, but both quickly began to click loudly, rattle excessively and often require an extra bit of help to start the motor spinning.
I am extremely disappointed in how these pumps have worked, as they are QUITE EXPENSIVE in comparison to other pumps.December 16, 2017Works great. No more siphoning. Easy cleaning too.May 16, 2017Purchased
over 2 years agoExcellent pumpEasy to clean and works well with hot liquids. Can be tough to prime sometimes but any pump is like that.January 12, 2017Purchased
over 3 years agoPumps Decouple from MagnetI bought two of these pumps just under a year and a half ago. They seemed to work fine initially, though I wasn't using them very often. I began brewing more frequently this year (averaging 3X a month) and the pumps have recently given me problems. The past four brew days the pumps have been decoupling (where the motor revs up but the pump stops moving fluid). I have taken the pump heads apart numerous times for cleaning but the problem persists. I have checked the magnet distance from the housing and it is where it should be. I have now resorted to just turning the pumps on and off until they begin pumping normally.August 9, 2016Response from Midwest SuppliesI saw you review. I wonder if aspects of the set up and use are causing issues with it priming. Quite often when people have more than just an inlet and outlet hose attached - it may end up with priming issues. If you do, I would consider checking that out and maybe trying the pump with just an inlet and outlet, with sufficient room on the outlet hose to make sure the liquid is fully priming the pump. Cheers.November 2, 2016Midwest SuppliesAugust 2, 2016works greatvery powerful, definitely need a flow control.July 31, 2016Great pump!!This thing works great the only problem is there is no switch. Add an on/off switch and it would be 5 stars.July 31, 2016Making brewing age appropriateAt 60 my days of brewing by bucket brigade were about over. Either I quit of advanced my system. Well I couldn't quit, so I built a brew stand and mounted two Chuggers to form the system. They work like a charm and am good for another decade of suds. I like lagers!July 31, 2016After 2 uses, I amAfter 2 uses, I am still getting used to using it. I have had to adjust its position as it seems to have trouble pumping up very high(floor to the top of a 10 gallon pot)February 8, 2016
- Customer Q&A
Browse 5 questions Browse 5 questions and 18 answersDoes this come with a electric plug?BEST ANSWER: Yes. Standard 120v 3 prong plug on a ... 6ft cord i believe.do the chugger pumps come pre oiled?BEST ANSWER: Yes, they are pre-oiled.Do you have the 230 volts version?BEST ANSWER: My pump is the 115 V version. Standard US wall outlet power.What size tubing connects to the inlet and outlet; 1/2" ID?BEST ANSWER: Hello Matthew,
Thank you for choosing Midwest Supplies! Most will run a 1/2 silicone tubing. They will either connect the tubing using a barbed fitting... http://www.midwestsupplies.com/1-2-fpt-to-1-2-barb-stainless-steel.html Or more commonly, the trend is to use quick disconnects. Basically take a Female to Female stainless coupler. http://www.midwestsupplies.com/1-2-female-stainless-coupling.html and use that to couple a male quick disconnect http://www.midwestsupplies.com/stainless-steel-male-quick-disconnect-mpt.html and then connect your 1/2 inch hose with a barbed Female quick disconnect http://www.midwestsupplies.com/stainless-steel-female-quick-disconnect-1-2-barb.html I hope that this is helpful, have a wonderful day!!Will this pump work as a recycling pump. Another words "continuous and NOT SELF PRIMING. if it were a self priming the soft vanes would wear out due to continuous use as a recirculator ?BEST ANSWER: It will work as a recirc pump, but it'll need to be positioned below the supply of the fluid so that it can prime itself. Also, the pump housing must be positioned so the outlet can vent any air that accumulates in the housing. There is a diagram on the Chugger website.
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