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Old 22 November 2008, 05:27   #11
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I did think about attaching a cork or something on the end like you mentioned. I think it'll be trial and error.

The other thing I need to look at is a cover for the boat as this would sort the problem easily.
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Anyone ever tried one of these
I have them, and they work fine. However, when the boat is at rest, they are under water.
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Do they leak whislt under water. Whats the max length of time your boat is left in the water?
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Do they leak whislt under water. Whats the max length of time your boat is left in the water?
No, they dont leak. I have left the boat in the water for a couple of weeks.
I have more of a problem with rainwater. It has been a foot deep on occasions. Once on the move, it drains ok. I am working on a solution to the problem when the boat is static.
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No, they dont leak. I have left the boat in the water for a couple of weeks.
I have more of a problem with rainwater. It has been a foot deep on occasions. Once on the move, it drains ok. I am working on a solution to the problem when the boat is static.
Auto bilge pump?
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Auto bilge pump?
Yes, but I am trying to construct something that independent of the boat batteries in case they get flattened.
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That's always a problem on any boat isn't it. Think the only solution really is regular checks if you can. Although if you live some distance from where the boats kept it's not always an option.
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One of these any use?

http://www.force4.co.uk/3712/Force-4...ge--Pump-.html
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Yes, but I am trying to construct something that independent of the boat batteries in case they get flattened.
Would one of these http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Solar-Powered-...1%7C240%3A1318 attached to the battery and left on the boat be an option? That way you could still have an auto-bilge.
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