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The all new RipTide™ is the very first pump designed specifically for homebrewing. Blichmann has solved the problems that have plagued homebrewers for years.
You can earn 10 Brew Bucks on this product!
Price: $199.99
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SKU: RipTide-Pump
Weight: 10 lbs
Product Details
The team of homebrewers at Blichmann Engineering and March Manufacturing have teamed to create the RipTide™
It solves a number of problems.
  • High performance curved blade impeller and strong rare earth magnets deliver 7 GPM and up to 21ft of lift
  • Tri-clamp head connection fully disassembles in seconds for easy cleaning
  • 1/2" NPT inlet and outlet connections
  • Totally enclosed motor is splash proof and super quiet (50 dB)
  • Integral linear flow valve for superior flow control - don't spend more money for a separate valve and fittings.
  • Integral air vent valve and partially enclosed impeller design allows you to prime the pump in seconds
  • Stainless steel head rotates 360 degrees to fit in virtually any installation
  • Large stable base with protective rubber feet keeps the pump from tipping
  • Convenient power switch on the base
  • Includes a 10ft long cord with plug (120V)
  • Base acts as a cord wrap for convenient storage
  • Assembled in USA from USA and imported components
  • Patent pending

The new riptide pump out flows the competition while running at three times the efficiency!* When the flow rate decreases, the pressure goes up to provide a better whirlpool for cleaner wort, faster chilling, and a quicker transfer than ever before. Due to the curved vane impeller, you can pump over a gallon per minute faster at the same pressure as the competition’s pump. 

*Based on hydraulic horsepower comparisons between a widely common home brewing pump and the new RipTide pump.  




Feature

RipTide™

Chugger™ & March 815™

Steelhead 2.0™

Motor type Enclosed Open Enclosed
Water resistance Excellent Poor Excellent
Bearings Ball, permanantly lubed Bushings (requires lubrication) Ball, permanantly lubed
Switch Water-tight, included on base None None
Base Large stable base Medium, tips easily None
Cord wrap Yes None None
Flow control valve Linear Flow Valve (included) None None
Pump head material Stainless Steel Stainless Steel or Plastic Stainless Steel
Disassembly No tools, seconds 8 screws 8 screws
Head orientation positions Infinite 4 positions 4 positions
Priming Priming vent valve included None None
Impeller Partially enclosed curved blade Open straight Curved blade
Cord length 10 ft 6ft 6ft
Noise level Ultra quiet Noisy Very quiet
Pressure (ft of lift) 21ft 18ft 16ft
Flow (max) 7 GPM 7 GPM 7 GPM
Price $199.99 $149.99 $149.99
Price with valve and nipple Included! Not available $184.99

 


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