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    Seemed to work a lot better with the stainless T...

    Seemed to work a lot better with the stainless T on the end of the suction hose. I used 1” tee with a reducer bushing then a 1/2” barb fitting. The intake tube I have is 1/2” ID silicone tubing.
    I...
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    Never checked to see if it was stuck to the...

    Never checked to see if it was stuck to the bottom. I was actually thinking of putting a stainless T on the intake end to hold it down in the syrup. I’ll give that a try. Need to get something for...
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    Filter press intake tubing

    Just tried out my new to me 7” wesfab filter press
    It has the gear pump on it.
    I used high heat silicone food grade tubing. Bought it at CDL.
    It’s basically just like milk line hose. Not...
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    I’m gonna get the bottom frame and the wing nuts...

    I’m gonna get the bottom frame and the wing nuts powder coated. Plate bolts I’m just going to use pure mineral oil on.
    Thanks for the ideas.
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    Would it be a good idea to get the 2 main bolts...

    Would it be a good idea to get the 2 main bolts that the plates sit on powder coated too?
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    Got the plates nice and clean. Course bristled...

    Got the plates nice and clean. Course bristled brush and dipped it in vinegar every now and then and a light wash off with the pressure washer.

    Next question
    The filter press frame and the 2...
  7. Thread: Jet pump

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    The pressure switch can be swapped out for a...

    The pressure switch can be swapped out for a different switch or you can adjust the pressure switch. Your jet pump won’t be running the same pressure as your RO. If it’s feeding the RO at say 60-70...
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    I put one of the cheap 12v temp controllers from...

    I put one of the cheap 12v temp controllers from eBay on mine this year. I have 2 on my pump. 1 to turn on and off the 12v blower to keep pump cool. And the other to turn pump off when it gets to -3...
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    Kinda off topic of my original question but it’s...

    Kinda off topic of my original question but it’s stiil a filter press question
    My press is a 7” full stack. Fairly oversized for the 15-20 gallons the press would be seeing per day. But I figured...
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    I’ll try the scotch bright and a little elbow...

    I’ll try the scotch bright and a little elbow grease option.
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    Cleaning filter plates

    I just picked up an older wesfab 7” filter press
    Press has been sitting for 2 years without being used.
    Everything is perfect except for the aluminum plates have a bit of oxidization on them.
    I...
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    Definitly not ruined. I never hurts to give them...

    Definitly not ruined. I never hurts to give them a soap wash before putting them away.
    The membrane storage solution is a disinfectant so no bacteria will grow in it or survive if it’s mixed...
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    Do a soap wash. Bring to temperature. And let the...

    Do a soap wash. Bring to temperature. And let the soap sit in the RO for a couple days. Make sure you have your PH at the highest the Membrane can take. Use a new pre filter.
    Letting it soak might...
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    Maybe not. I’d be happy even if they didn’t stick...

    Maybe not. I’d be happy even if they didn’t stick and the bottles just sealed properly and didn’t leak. Will check on this 6 bottle test batch in the morning.
    I just remember last couple years. All...
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    They better work. The bottles I opened to dump...

    They better work. The bottles I opened to dump back in canner had none of the seals stuck to the top of the bottle. So this batch better seal. So frustrating. And especially for something so simple.
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    The caps I have are the new flat ones. I tried...

    The caps I have are the new flat ones. I tried some of the rounded ones a couple years ago. Did 6 bottles and knew they sucked. Had the flat ones last year too no problems.
    I just bottled 6 bottles...
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    CDL gallone bottles leaking

    90% of my gallone 1litre bottles are leaking. Been using the same bottles for 3 years and only had the odd one leak.
    Tried going to a different manufacturer to try different lids. Same thing...
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    No battery to worry about in the Murphy cup. I...

    No battery to worry about in the Murphy cup.
    I do find that like any hydrometer or hydrotherm or Quebec hydrotherm that kerping the hydrometer and Murphy cup warm makes for quick readings. I found...
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    I used the term “drop it in” but of course did...

    I used the term “drop it in” but of course did not literally mean to drop the hydrometer in the Murphy cup.
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    I used a hydrotherm for years. Then I tried the...

    I used a hydrotherm for years. Then I tried the Murphy cup and will never go back. I found the hydrotherm took longer to get a good reading. With the Murphy cup it’s almost instant 15 seconds with...
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    You might be able to get ph strips at shoppers or...

    You might be able to get ph strips at shoppers or Walmart. I bought a big box of them from amazon last year.
    Just make sure when your washing or rinsing that you keep your pressure valve wide open...
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    You are definitly due for a wash. I would assume...

    You are definitly due for a wash. I would assume the membranes you are using could take a soap wash. Contacting the manufscturer of your RO will answer that question. If you need soap there are a...
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    Had the exact same thing happen yesterday. Used...

    Had the exact same thing happen yesterday. Used the 2 hand tool and cut out the Tee and put a new one in. Was clogged with a wood chip.
  24. Schedule 40 pvc will work great. Hard to find end...

    Schedule 40 pvc will work great. Hard to find end caps and fittings for anything over 4” though
    If you can get your hands on blue schedule 80 water pipe that is what the commercial ones are made of....
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    Did you align the arrows on the lid ? If not...

    Did you align the arrows on the lid ? If not lined up the float will catch on the dump valve. Had that happen.
    Little squirt of Lapierre oil on the float rod never hurts.
    The little white hose...
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