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Diaphragm pumps: care & maintenance
I find that eventuallly the rubber seals on manual diaphragm-type bilge pumps start cracking, presumably from lack of use.
What do you guys do to prevent the rubber perishing? Is there something product or process that can be used to keep it supple??
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