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Old 03-06-2012, 10:57   #1
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Whale Supersub Smart 650 Bilge Pump opinions???

Have a very shallow bilge in 1984 Hunter 27 (4" deep in deepest spot). Traditional pumps leave a mess s soon as I keep at all. Anyone use this pump?
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Re: Whale Supersub Smart 650 Bilge Pump opinions???

I've been eyeballing that long narrow design also. I cant figure out.... does it suck from the end or somewhere on the side? If the end, it will take a few inches of water in the bilge before it can pump... and probably leave that much in there when done....?

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Re: Whale Supersub Smart 650 Bilge Pump opinions???

We have one and it sucks from the "hoover shape" front end. We have the auto version which is wired in under the engine and empties into the cockpit. So if an engine a hose goes pop then the crew get wet feet.

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Re: Whale Supersub Smart 650 Bilge Pump opinions???

Cool, It looks like a good solution for shallow bilge boat....
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I have heard claims of it leaving less then 3/4 inches of water if the back flow preventer is installed. Not sure if true?
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We have one and it sucks from the "hoover shape" front end. We have the auto version which is wired in under the engine and empties into the cockpit. So if an engine a hose goes pop then the crew get wet feet.

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So I am assuming and hoping you haven't actually used your pump???
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Looking at instructions you just set in bilge?? It is not attached???
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So I am assuming and hoping you haven't actually used your pump???
No we haven't. Problem is the dust in our bilges not water. Perhaps I should engineer some deck leaks to wash the bilges out

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Looking at instructions you just set in bilge?? It is not attached???
No its fixed. If I remember correctly the pump comes apart to be screwed down then the assembled again, but it was 3 years ago and the memory is fading.
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