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Old 05-13-2009
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Originally Posted by captbillc View Post
if you tee in to a connection like the sink you would have to have an anti siphon 90 degree elbow in the bilge pump line installed as high several feet above the waterline to prevent sinking the boat.
If you use a diaphragm pump you don't need the anti-siphon elbow. You will want to locate the pump above the water line. That is the setup I have and have had no problems. Of course I ALWAYS turn off the valve on the thru-hull before I leave the boat for any length of time.
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