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Old 04-06-2009, 18:34   #16
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The Vetus Siphone Break:

The Groco Version:

And the Forespar Version:

They all perform the same function although the Vetus and Forespare versions are easiest to fit with a vent line led above the water line.

Why did you have to change your water pump? And, is your sea-water strainer above or below the waterline and are your sure the seal hasn't been compromised on that? If its one of the plastic versions such as:

and it's installed so that you can clear it without shutting the through hull (i.e. above the water line) you may have a leak in the cover seal.

s/v HyLyte

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