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380 jpg1969_1 Re: Raw water washdown pump--which one? 3/22/2005 10:24:00

I have the shurflow pro blaster and what I do is shut off the pump
at the helm, close the thru-hull intake, then turn it on again for a
couple of seconds to pump out any water/pressure...Haven't had any
problems knock on wood.

--- In <a href="/group/parkerboats/post?postID=kfUK5V64o92yDtpIUu9xH7c3e3VeLJfzFF-n0vRbSZ0xjTlXUcxstiqNWQb5q-saI2wXeh-LVNjpf0ngaAi2BZh7Kg">parkerboats@yahoogroups.com</a>, "skopje179" <skopje180@e...>
wrote:
>
> I've replaced the Shurflow "Blaster Pro" raw water washdown pump
on
> my 2002 2510 twice in the three seasons I've had her. The seal
> between the pump and the motor seem to go bad and allow saltwater
to
> get into the bearing, freezing up the motor.
>
> Have heard that this is a big problem with this vendor. Guidance
has
> been to make sure the pump is installed pump housing down (motor
up),
> and never leave it pressured up--in other words, turn the pump
off,
> and release the pressure when you are done with it, even for a
short
> time. A number of people have installed switches back near the
> transom to cut the power to the pump without having to go to the
> helm. Since I already have a new Surflow in possession, I'll
install
> the switch when I install the pump. But there has to be a better
> solution.
>
> Anyone have experience with a better product than Sureflow?