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Old 11 September 2008, 15:56   #21
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but at least your pump is getting more efficient than when we had the same argument last year
What do you expect - it's run in by now!!!
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Old 11 September 2008, 17:14   #22
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yeah but for water flow it is nothing on this, this is what you call real overspill....

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Old 11 September 2008, 17:28   #23
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The Elan Valley dams are pretty impressive as well.

Remember the Lyn Brianne shots are in September - wait until you see it in December!!!
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Old 05 October 2008, 21:53   #24
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I know people keep saying the Rule auto/electronic is crap - my 1st one packed up after a few weeks but the 2nd one has been running for about 2 years and it works overtime. Without the pump my boat will take on about 1000L or a ton of water in just 1 day!!!

This August alone it rained every single day.

I bet the thing will pack up after this.............
Guess what - less than a month later!!! GRRRR Why didn't I keep my mouth shut???

Went to check on the boat today about 6pm - water up to deck level - that's about 1000 litres or a ton. Pump is powering up every 2 mins as normal but then shuts straight off - won't work on manual either.

Had to drive home - pick up my drill pump and then pump it all out in the dark - with wet feet and a 240V drill in my hands - thank God for marigolds!!!

It took 1.5hrs - and the pump is rated at 2500lph - I had to stop every 5 mins to let the drill cool down though. The blue sparks from the brushes in the drill did nothing for my nerves either!!!

Just ordered a new pump - it has to be the same for now - easier to change.

Considering we get 3x the rain we used to I suppose 3x2 years isn't too bad - this was just 2 days worth of rain!!!

The drill pump was a Godsend though.
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Old 06 October 2008, 02:57   #25
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According to my supplier, Rule pumps went bad following the switch to chinese manufacture. I now fit Johnson bilge pumps and haven't had any failures.
http://www.aquafax.co.uk/html/produc...s.asp?ID=18468
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I now fit Johnson bilge pumps and haven't had any failures.
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