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    Impressed withSQWD

    Tested out my new SQWD, Im thinking of getting another. Question is what size mag would I need to run 2 Sqwds. I have a Mag9 driving 1 set but would prefer to use 1 pump to drive 2 sqwds, any suggestion.

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    How often does the mag9 switch the scwd?

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    about every 9 sec, on an open loop, closed loop might be a little longer

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    I forgot the mag7 its cycles every 14 secs.

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    So a MAG18 would switch 2 @ 9-10 seconds and a MAG24 would be a bit quicker... I guess it depends on how much flow your setup can handle.

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    Keep in mind that a SCWD can only handle 1500gph before blowing up.

    Maybe a Mag18 tee'd off to 2 SCWD's would be good.

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    I think you'll be fine with a MAG24(2400 gal/hr) tee'd off (roughly 1200 each). If your looking for the same performance as your Mag9(950/hr) with 1 SCWD... go with the Mag18(1800 gal/hr) with 2 SCWD's. I guess it depends on how much flow you want per return.

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    On the other hand...

    I would be patient...like I'm being... and wait for 3IQ Ventures to release the 1" version of the SCWD late this year or into January.

    The current SCWD's are too restrictive in my opinion..

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    I was reading an article, saying the Sqwd seems to restict the flow, so you are not getting the full flow of the pump. Any idea what thats all about.

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    The current model of the SCWD has an 3/4" OD (outer diameter), and 1/2" ID (Inner diameter). This is what makes it restrictive.

    Picture a funnel. Lots of water being pushed through a small hole. Same concept.

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