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    Im looking at buying another vacuum pump and was wondering what are some options for a 750 tap woods? I am familiar with an airablo but was wondering if there are any other cheaper options. 110v power is all i have to work with. Any help would be much appreciated. Wondering what others have that pull hi hgs for this size woods?

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    Well the sky is the limit and the word cheaper doesn't tell us your budget or systems. Do you us releasrs or a vacuum tank. I nbuilt my woods from 500 taps to 1500 using dry vane Gast pumps that bran on 110 and a gas motor. If your handy you can build on for around $1000.00
    3X10 Lapiere Waterloo small/CDL raised flue with oil fired homemade steam hood
    1700 taps all on vacuum thru sap ladders
    Smoky Lake auto draw off
    Custom 2X4 finish pan by 3rdgen
    Kubota BX 2370 tractor and Polaris ATV
    CDL Airtech L63
    CDL remote vacuum system sensing.
    2 double Bernard releasers
    Westfab 7" short bank
    More dang tanks and pumps than I can remember
    Yellow dog made from parts named Roxy

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    So im looking at a Welch 8920 direct drive rotary vane mechanical vacuum pump. Its got a good price and has 7.7cfms. I really dont have a budget for expenses, im just cheap. I am at compacity for taps in this woods. Has anyone used this pump, will it work? Thanks.

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