SailNet Community - Reply to Topic
Thread: Head Water Intake Reply to Thread
Title:
Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


  Topic Review (Newest First)
06-19-2007 07:13 AM
sailingdog In my experience, it can vary among the same model of head a bit, depending on the installation and the usage. The length and design of the head intake line can affect it, as can the speed of the pumping. Most of these pumps work best at a moderate rate of speed, rather than the faster pumping that some n00bs trying to flush the head as quickly as possible will use.

Actual use will also vary a bit, depending on how much excess water is pumped to "clear the lines" by each person.

What size is your holding tank, and how long did it take to fill up?? It is sometimes easier to ballpark how long a holding tank will take to fill up on average, than how much water is moved with each flush.
06-19-2007 12:50 AM
maddata
Head Water Intake

I know I should know this, but how much water in impelled with each pump on a Jabsco compact manual marine head? I am curious how much water is actually drawn in with each pump. The manual does not seem to say, perhaps because all pumps are not created equal. Nevertheless, I am just looking for a ballpark since I filled my tank pretty quickly...

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome