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Old 08-03-2011, 10:47   #1
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Headhunter Pump

Hi everyone.

Im thinking of upgrading to a Headhuner Mach 5 water preasure pump.

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Anyone have any experience with one ?

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Re: Headhunter Pump

I thought i would update this thread and give a little review.

I finally got my Headhunter Mach 5 pump installed a week ago after it had been sitting in a locker for a year.
All I can say, is awesome . Yes it likes power, yes you need to run it on 120 or 240 AC , and yes it is big .
I put mine under my galley sink with an expansion tank. It flows amazing amounts of water , you can take a shower and use two outlets at the same time and not notice any drop in pressure or flow.

The pumps runs for such a short time as to make me think at my actually use less energy then a 5gpm 12v counter part.

Also if you put it on rubber mounts you can barley hear it even if it is right at your feet , which mine is.

Be warned this thing will empty your tanks fast!! use caution !!

I have it plumbed to my deck wash outlet as well and it makes great pressure for a deck cleaning .

The pump shuts down when it senses your tank is empty and it bleeds itself very quickly when you switch to a new water source . This pump has a true 60 psi , so watch for leaks and make sure your plumbing is up to it.

I just got so tired of anaemic, noisy little pumps that break constantly, so far I am very happy with this pump, lets hope it stays that way .

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Re: Headhunter Pump

Another update.

I run my pump off my inverter, which works great .

Problem I had was the onboard electronics in the pump would put the inverter in full on mode , not good ! So what I did was get myself a Square D preasure switch and wire it into the power inlet of the pump , Now I have complete control of the cut in and out pressure's and it turns off the inverter because I have the switch set just below the set point of the pump . I still have it running up to 60 Psi max, down to 50 psi . Works fine , so far steady use for a year .

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