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    willte
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    minne air pump

    Post  willte on Fri Jan 10, 2014 1:56 pm




    seen this on ebay while getting a few things so bought one just over £8
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    Re: minne air pump

    Post  merriman on Fri Jan 10, 2014 2:37 pm

    willte wrote:


    seen this on ebay while getting a few things so bought one just over £8

    Careful with that one, willte: That unit does not have a dedicated nipple for the suction side of the pump -- OK for RCABS, but if you plan to draw a suction through an induction line, this little pump is useless.

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    Re: minne air pump

    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Fri Jan 10, 2014 2:42 pm

    They are good little pumps, Willie...they are made by a company called Koge, a German company, I think. I have one which will be going into the Type XX111, shame they only pump one way though, that's the only drawback. There is a matching solenoid valve which I have somewhere to release the air, or you can use a pinch valve, that works almost as well.

    Careful with the voltage though, they are only built for 4.8volts as an absolute maximum, I believe it says on the pump body the rating is 3.5 volts, but I have tested mine with 4.8v and it seemed ok at that.


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    Post  willte on Fri Jan 10, 2014 3:00 pm

    it says 7.2 volts max on e bay just check and none left. got mine this morning the last time I saw some thing I fancy on ebay I took my time thinking about it and it had gone and that was a clear tube with end caps for £20 this time did not wait

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