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 Familiar to thousands of sailors, Models 36800, 36900, 36950 and 36970 were, in their day, good pumps now superseded by more modern wobble plate pumps.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

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....

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...

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...

Mailport: Iron Keels, Clothes for Cold, Anchor Roll Bars

...with a bucket. Barry Needalman Island Time, Hunter 41 Boston, MA Our many previous tests of bilge pumps (search bilge pumps at PS Online) have indicated the vulnerability of wiring,...

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...

Mailport: August 2011

...not recommend it for the DIYer. Not all pumps are the same, and when two identical pumps may be installed, any difference in the way they are connected may mean...