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Old 03-16-2013, 04:20 PM
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Old 03-17-2013, 12:08 PM
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You didn't say what size boat. I have had relly good luck with a Tsunami 1200 GPH and a separate float switch on my Scout 220 Bay boat.
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You didn't say what size boat. I have had relly good luck with a Tsunami 1200 GPH and a separate float switch on my Scout 220 Bay boat.
Mako 22. Has original pump, time to upgrade to newer with higher capacity. I will install two.
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Old 03-17-2013, 03:49 PM
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:31 AM
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The bilge pump system is only as good as it's switch. I find that the higher volume pumps from Rule are ok. The problem is the switch. If you put a phony little float switch on there, plan on it failing. In my Mako I run a 1500 and 2000. One on each side of the main stringer but there's a limber hole to drain over.

This is the bilge switch I have used for the last several years
They have 12v and 24v switches. No moving parts. No failure
http://www.waterwitchinc.com/new/Sit...eSwitches.html
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Old 03-19-2013, 05:06 AM
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The bilge pump system is only as good as it's switch
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Old 03-20-2013, 01:49 PM
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Originally Posted by grgrmouse View Post
The bilge pump system is only as good as it's switch. I find that the higher volume pumps from Rule are ok. The problem is the switch. If you put a phony little float switch on there, plan on it failing. In my Mako I run a 1500 and 2000. One on each side of the main stringer but there's a limber hole to drain over.

This is the bilge switch I have used for the last several years
They have 12v and 24v switches. No moving parts. No failure
http://www.waterwitchinc.com/new/Sit...eSwitches.html
My thoughts exactly. I will take a look, thanks for the link!
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