Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on Cruisers Forums. Advertise Here
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 21-07-2019, 15:45   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: White Stone, VA
Boat: Cabo Rico 38 / Bayfield 32
Posts: 604
Images: 1
Johnson or Whale diaphragm pumps

In the eternal refit project, I need to select one manufacturer for these pumps. I'll need several of the smaller 3/4" pumps for service as a primary bilge pump (backed by a larger crash pump), a shower sump pump and a chain locker sump pump. I want to keep them all the same so as to only need to carry one spare. I also want a larger 1-1/2" version for pumping the holding tank overboard offshore. I'm considering both Whale (gulper 320) and Johnson Viking 16 for the smaller pumps and their larger brothers for the bigger pump. I've read here that most seem happy with the Whale's, but I've also read of problems with gears stripping. The (Swedish) Johnsons seem really well designed, (ball bearings, motor temp cutoffs, nitrile diaphragms, etc.) but I've also read of problems with the valves. Figured I'd ask here to see if anyone has experience and or opinions?
Saltyhog is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
agm, diaphragm, pump

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not 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 Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Johnson Water Pumps finefurn Engines and Propulsion Systems 2 04-07-2018 03:05
buying Johnson Bilge pumps online brendan1023 Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 2 08-11-2017 01:01
Pumps, pumps and more pumps. Winf Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 13 07-03-2016 08:43
Grey Water Sumps, Pumps and Johnson Ultima Float Switches akio.kanemoto Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 34 19-04-2009 12:32
NZ trimaran hit's whale. WHALE WINS. cat man do Multihull Sailboats 17 19-01-2007 19:05



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:17.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.