Spare pump for bulldog brewer

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Spare pump for bulldog brewer

Post by alix101 » Sat Apr 28, 2018 4:34 pm

Anyone know where you can buy a spare 12v solar pump for the bulldog brewer I've broken mine... :oops:
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Re: Spare pump for bulldog brewer

Post by wolfenrook » Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:16 pm

If it uses standard sized 1/2" hose (I suspect that it does), then I can heartily recommend the Brew Builder TS-5 mini mag pump (once back in stock). It'll even cope with any grain that gets into it. Probably a bit better than the pump that came with even.

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Re: Spare pump for bulldog brewer

Post by Midlife » Tue May 01, 2018 8:52 pm

Hamblton Bard supply them, try taking it apart and cleaning it up first. That worked for me.

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Re: Spare pump for bulldog brewer

Post by alix101 » Fri May 04, 2018 8:12 pm

I took it apart and had a eureka moment.... Then it stopped again #-o
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Re: Spare pump for bulldog brewer

Post by lee1 » Thu May 10, 2018 7:03 pm

hi alix take the pin out of the middle and coat it with cooking oil it should run smoothly :D
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Re: Spare pump for bulldog brewer

Post by Jayjaydubya » Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:08 pm

I keep having similar problems with my Bulldog pump, regularly have to dismantle and clean it, flushing it through with clean hot water after brewing is not enough. I shall try the cooking oil lube next time I dismantle. There are a lot of 12v solar type pumps on e-bay very cheap but I suspect that they would be no better. I shall look into the BB TS-5, cheers.

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Re: Spare pump for bulldog brewer

Post by Jayjaydubya » Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:14 pm

This link is virtually the same pump, If not actually the same, https://www.banggood.com/DC-12V-Solar-H ... rehouse=CN but if it is the same then it will be no better. Make sure that any replacement can handle hot liquids.

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Re: Spare pump for bulldog brewer

Post by HTH1975 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:04 pm

Jayjaydubya wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:14 pm
This link is virtually the same pump, If not actually the same, https://www.banggood.com/DC-12V-Solar-H ... rehouse=CN but if it is the same then it will be no better. Make sure that any replacement can handle hot liquids.
I’ve used a pump like this for around two years - cheap and cheerful. I use it to recirculate the mash.

I just flush it through with PBW, then hot water.

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