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Old 29-09-2013, 11:16   #16
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Re: What is the Best Shower Drain Pump?

No love for the Johnson shower sump kit?



I thought it was a nice "all in one" solution, but then I am lacking any kind of a sump at the moment, so a unitary sump with pump appeals to me.
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Old 29-09-2013, 11:26   #17
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Re: What is the Best Shower Drain Pump?

Diaphragm pumps are better than impeller pumps as mentioned.

Put a small window screen like material over the hole to your shower sump and you won't have to worry about hair getting into the sump. Easy to clean, too, since you can actually see it.
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Re: What is the Best Shower Drain Pump?

What Stu Jackson said. I use fibreglass screen-door screening under my teak grid, and also a plastic tub strainer (like for home tubs) over the drain. Also have a Jabsco diaphragm. Noisy but simple
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Old 29-09-2013, 15:38   #19
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Re: What is the Best Shower Drain Pump?

One more vote for the diaphragm type pump. Rocketman, I did not get it when I first installed pumps in my bilge, but a diaphragm is much better. Don't go with the cintr. high cap pumps. You need something that dries the floor. Listen to what people are saying: diaphragm.
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No love for the Johnson shower sump kit? I thought it was a nice "all in one" solution, but then I am lacking any kind of a sump at the moment, so a unitary sump with pump appeals to me.
Don't get that one! I had two of those and the. Pump, while ok loses prime a lot and the float switch is trash. If you want a sump the spring for the Rule version.
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