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Old 04-05-2011, 06:56   #1
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Henderson Bilge Pump Repair

Hi folks;

My manual bilge pump is a Henderson P7/L Mk 3, and it needs some TLC. My googling tells me that parts might be hard to get. Any clues to finding parts would be much appreciated.

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Re: Henderson Bilge Pump Repair

Does it look like this:

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Henderson Pump has been absorbed by Whale Water Systems , itself a division of Munster Simms Engineering.

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Re: Henderson Bilge Pump Repair

Lockie,

I use the Henderson pumps for our Lavac heads and I get the rebuild kits from Lavac.

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TLZ 0951 Lavac T/A or U/D Manual Pump Repair Kit (Mark V Style Pump) $51.50
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Hi folks;

My manual bilge pump is a Henderson P7/L Mk 3, and it needs some TLC. My googling tells me that parts might be hard to get. Any clues to finding parts would be much appreciated.

lockie
I believe that I was told the diaphragm for the 3 and the 5 are the same, but you have to buy the entire rebuild kit, and none of the other parts are the same. I wound up buying the mark 5.

I liked the cam lever cover of the 3. The screw on cover for the 5 almost needed a hammer to loosen, and when I put it back on it had to be tightened very tight to not leak.

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Re: Henderson Bilge Pump Repair

Anyone know if a Mk V fits the same holes as a Mk 3?
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Anyone know if a Mk V fits the same holes as a Mk 3?
No it doesn't. Guy at Whale thought it did, but he was wrong.

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Bugger. Might try and make a home-brew neoprene diaphragm. Otherwise, more patching and filling.........

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