Air Pump as a Bilge Pump

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Camper
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Air Pump as a Bilge Pump

Post by Camper » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:33 am

In the interest of having one less item to take with me on trips... Has anyone tried using the AE pump (with gauge) as a bilge pump?

Is it effective? Will it damage the pump?

I'd just try it myself, but I don't want to run water through it before I know whether or not it will damage anything. Much better to ask if someone else has been braver than I. :)

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PJohanson
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Re: Air Pump as a Bilge Pump

Post by PJohanson » Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:35 pm

Never tried it. I don't recommend using any air pump as a bilge pump, particularly not on salt water!

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