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Re: [IPk] Re: Help Needed

Hi Julian

You could have used the second pump and when the problem had been sorted 
out is just remove the batteries from the second pump.

Ideally you should periodically switch between the two pumps. At the moment 
I have 1 pump which has about 56 days left but the second pump has two 
years to go, I would prefer if they both had about the same time left on 
each. The one with 56 days left has the batteries removed and is definitely 
emergency use only.

Kind regards


At 22:49 01/02/2005, you wrote:
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> >Julian - I was curious that you didn't swap straight away to your
> >spare pump when you suspected misbehaviour with your pump. There we
> >are.
>Hi John
>The reason I was reluctant to start the spare pump based soley on my own
>  suspicians was because D-Tron pumps have a limited life once activated. So I
>it best to live off injections until I could establish the best course of
>  action. If it had turned out to be something that I was doing wrong and 
> not the
>pump then it would have been a major waste of money, activating it.  Hence my
>need to be absolutely sure that it was the right thing to do.
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