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Old 27 February 2010, 06:08   #1
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Yet another pump question.

I'm looking for an electric pump for my boat but I've got a bit of a power restriction in that it'll have to be powered by my cigarette lighter socket on the boat-my battery is a pain in the neck to get to. I think I've narrowed it down to the smaller Bravo. Any comments on this versus other electric pumps and power consumption?
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My Bravo BST 12 HP is rated at 20A. The Bravo BST 12 at 15A.
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Thanks David,

All I could find online was the 'average draw' on the Bravo BST 12 at 9a and the Rule being 25a. I need to have a rethink.
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I took the other option and uprated my ciggie socket to a Magcode Pro socket rated at 25A.

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Unfortunately I don't have that option without quite a lot of work
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Could you not set up a flying lead direct from the battery like I did?

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Could you not set up a flying lead direct from the battery like I did?

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Just realised-I don't need to even use the lighter socket. I can croc clip onto the starter solenoid. Hopefully the lead is long enough....
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