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post #13 of Old 12-14-2008
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Originally Posted by L124C View Post
Have you ever tried a Diaphragm pump? Your story is yet another great example of why a dry (or relatively dry) bilge is important. One that I would have never thought of.
It was a Rule with an exceptionally long hard freeze. The pump body cracked. Easy fix. I just dropped the spare in. The pump sits in a little pocket made just for it behind the keel that only holds about a pint of water when the pump is finished. I keep spares of almost everything for the boat. The bigger issue is getting rid of the knot meter. I don't use it anyway. I'm thinking a plugged thru hull.

The diapram worked great for the wife.

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