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  1. Best small bilge pump switch

    Gear & Maintenance
    I'm looking for a small bilge pump switch. I considered the Whale BE9006 and the Johnson 36303 but both have reviews reporting frequent failures. My bilge has a pickup that recessed in a well and I would like to get a small switch down int here with it. The Whale would fit but given the...
  2. Electric bilge pump stopped working! Please help!

    Gear & Maintenance
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4mFfVFXI6INdWJnUzdvT1RCZG8/view?usp=drivesdk Bilge pump was working day before but for some seemingly random reason it stopped. It runs on battery and everything else that runs on the battery works. I investigated a little and saw broken wires so I'm sure...
  3. Bilge Pump Check Valve Issues on 2013 Beneteau Oceanis 45

    Beneteau
    Hi Folks, We love our new Oceanis 45 but we have a problems with repeated failures of the bilge pump check valve. Has anyone else had these issues? and if so, what solutions have people come up with? Replacing the valve hasn't worked as even the best check valve is problematic and several...
  4. Yet another bilge pump thread - Flojet ?

    Gear & Maintenance
    Hi All... My dissatisfaction with my bilge water continues unabated. Currently, I have a Rule 800 automatic, in the sense that it turns itself on periodically, and if it senses load (due to water) it pumps until the load is gone. This feeds a 3/4 inch hose with a check valve. I know the check...
  5. Bilges - On vs. Automatic; Capacity?

    Gear & Maintenance
    I have two bilge pumps in the center of my boat (from the original owner) controlled by two switches in my galley. One runs immediately when switched on. The other is a float-switch type that is meant to be left switched on. - Why not just install two pumps with a float switch? - Is there a...
  6. bilge pump system with mulitple bukheads???

    Gear & Maintenance
    Hi there, I'm a brand new member here, although I have been reading threads for quite some time, info here has proved invaluable...what a resource! My question for debate is as follows.. I am trying to design a bilge pump system for a 42' Zulu, rebuilt recently, that has 3 watertight bulkheads...
  7. Bilge pump to 12V or to shore power?

    Electrical Systems
    I have purchased a Hunter 27 recently and have some concerns with the bilge pump wiring. This was not factory installed but done by the previous owner, who may have been in over his head. I know I am/ The bilge pump runs off the 12V panel, and appears to run if on whether the bilge is wet or...
  8. Rule bilge pump low pressure..advice please

    Electrical Systems
    I have a Rule 20, 800gph bilge pump that until recently worked just fine. One year old. However, I have just noticed that it now appears to not be working. However, when I disconnected it from the outflow hose, it was working but not building much of a head of pressure. (I have connected a...
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