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Old 06-20-2013
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Re: Pumps do not do what you think

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Originally Posted by Michael K View Post
that was a great video!.
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I am hoping my setup would buy me some time. I have a 500GPH and a 2000GPH pump in the bilge along with a hand operated pump from the cockpit.
Probably not really. Based on my tests, you will be lucky to be getting 600 GPH total in REAL pumping ability from all of these.

1" hole is 2,400GPH coming in.

With your pumps running you still have 1,800GPH or 30 gallons per minute. Make a guess and say that's about 5-6 minutes before your cabin is underwater......
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