'72 Pearson 36
Well theres only 2 sinks in the boat. I think i may stick with the foot pumps. No power draw.
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Originally Posted by SVDistantStar View Post
The advantage of an accumulator is that is reduces the pump cycling. Without an accumulator, the pump will start and stop every time a faucet is open or closed. The accumulator stores a small volume of water under air pressure. The air can thus expand and the pump will only start when the accumulator pressure has dropped to the switch cut-in point. It's the constant on-off cycling that will kill a pump early.
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