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Flow Rate of Factory Bilge Pump, 170 MONTAUK
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posted 05-30-2004 07:28 AM ET (US)
What is the flow rate of the factory-supplied bilge pump in the 2004 170 MONTAUK? Since pumps are realtively cheap, considering what they do, I'm just wondering if this is an area that I could upgrade when my boat comes in. Boat will see 100 % useage in open ocean and I always like the "safety margin" of evacuating the bilge of any water as quickly as possible when the seas kick up.
posted 05-30-2004 11:56 AM ET (US)
You might consider getting a large diaphragm type reciprocating pump. These have the advantage of being able to pump small debris without clogging.
See my article of replacing bilge sump pumps:
posted 05-30-2004 08:32 PM ET (US)
Excellent article Jim....thank you very much.
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