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Old 10-06-2011, 05:15 PM   #1
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The new pump that arrived has an outlet opening for 1 1/2" pipe thread, I have 1' pipe. The motor and volume is approximately the same as the one that went out. Do you think there will be an issue retrofitting with a reducer and what do you think is the best way to do it?

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Old 10-06-2011, 06:07 PM   #2
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PVC or steel pipe?

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PVC or steel pipe?
pvc and its 1 1/4" on the outlet of the pump, not 1 1/2"
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your local supply house will have an 1 1/4 male x1" insert fitting brass to hook up to your plastic pipe....
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Old 10-07-2011, 12:51 AM   #5
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thanks guys,

got the reducer, spliced the wires, heat shrunk and tapped all the junctions. Got a cpl of buddies coming in the morning to give me a had dropping the pump down in the hole.....wish me luck
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