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Marine Sanitation: Manual Heads – Raritan PH II A Best Buy

...side-mounted pumps. Included in the “pluses” are the size of the pumps, the pumps’ locations and their strong lever actions. With these pumps, the undesirable matter drops straight down and...
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Corrosion-Resistant Bilge Pump Wire?

...of honorable retirement. Familiar to thousands of sailors, Models 36800, 36900, 36950 and 36970 were, in their day, good pumps now superseded by more modern wobble plate pumps. Reader Jeff...

Marine Sanitation: Manual Heads – Raritan PH II A Best Buy

...side-mounted pumps. Included in the “pluses” are the size of the pumps, the pumps’ locations and their strong lever actions. With these pumps, the undesirable matter drops straight down and...

Install a Water Saver: A Galley Foot Pump

...chartered a 32′ boat for a one-week vacation cruise. The boat was equipped with pressure hot and cold water pumps, as well as foot pumps, in both head and galley....

Offshore Log: Engine Spares For Cruising

...rebuilt water pumps after our engine rebuild in New Zealand. To our chagrin, both of these rebuilt pumps leaked. They would have been usable in an emergency, but that’s about...

Offshore Log: Engine Spares For Cruising

...at anchor or in a marina. Incidentally, we carry rebuild kits for our raw water pumps, but have had poor results rebuilding these pumps. The shafts tend to wear so...

Portable Marine Toilets for Small Boats

...bellows pumps arent as durable as the piston pumps. They break more readily and tend to leak with extended use. All of the test potties would fit on board a...

Mailport: 04/01/04

...helm, stopped the boat, and motored out of the cove.-Sandy CountVia e-mail———-Bilge Pumps I found your tests of bilge pumps (February 15) very informative, but I think you failed to...

The Worry-free Bilge Pump

Due the lack of maintenance they receive from the average sailor, I often refer to bilge pumps as the Rodney Dangerfield of boat equipment, meaning they just don't get no...

Electric-Flush Marine Toilets Part 2

...clog. With manual-pump heads, clog resistance usually depends on the discharge pumps ability to pass bulky material-baby wipes, feminine hygiene products, paper towels, and other fibrous paper products-the sort of...