Re: [CR]Re: Silca pump shortening

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Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2009 17:18:08 -0600
From: "John Thompson" <>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Silca pump shortening
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In-Reply-To: <> wrote:
> I run a short length of electrical tape around the top of the shaft on the
> outside since I've had a few pumps that have developed short cracks. Maybe
> my pumps are just too old!

They do seem to get more brittle as they age. I had one explode while using it last summer. :-(

John Thompson (
Appleton WI USA