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Pros cons of a grain pump

Lookin at a grain pump versus a leg. Anyone got any thoughts. Or has anyone run lots of bushels threw a grain pump.

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Verified FBN Member (NE)

Yes, millions of bushels. A bearing went out at 10 million on one . Have 7 total.

However ,watch degree of angle , never over 45 degrees w...

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

Used pump on drying system to unload dryer. Had a VFD to control blower for power savings and flow rate on grain. Discharge moisture at 17...

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

Grain pumps are effective, gentile relatively cheap. BUT are very loud when running empty. Full they seem to quiet down a quite a bit, but y...

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Use a double run to fill the dyer with a vfd control on it and a 40hp 5" air system to take from the dryer to the bins with vfd control to m...

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Verified FBN Member (ND)

With a grain pump motor is 4 ft off the ground instead of 100’. Cheaper. Takes less hp so you may not need a vfd, depending on your power pr...

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Verified FBN Member (IL)

we have a new an uninstalled grain pump for sale as we found a used leg to use instead. Central Illinois ********************

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