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Old 07-09-2013, 10:55 AM
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Originally Posted by kman91 View Post
I see what you mean, but how did the oil blast away metal? If the oil got past about 500 degrees F, it would start to vaporize. This is far below the melting point of any of the metals involved.

By purging, you mean working out the air bubbles? From what I can tell from the Hydro Gear manual, you just have to run it for a little bit to work out the bubbles. If this is true, surely they would have worked themselves out, right?
Hydralic pressure will blast a hole thru steel over a mini blowtorch..

If the pump was started dry..irreparable damage occurs in less than 10 seconds..
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