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PostPosted: Tue Mar 27, 2012 4:01 pm 
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Hey guys I was just playing around with an idea, about getting a water pump I could connect to my car battery, so I could take water from a container and wash my kayak.

I bought a manual pump not long ago but it really falls short delivering the amount water needed to take the sand off the kayak. And since I'm getting a new truck I want to make sure I take as much salt water and sand off the kayak as I can, so I do the least amount of damage to the paint.

Have any of you tried this?

I was looking at these as options:

http://www.amazon.com/Jabsco-31600-0092 ... 12&sr=1-10

http://www.amazon.com/Charge-Portable-R ... 12&sr=1-14

http://www.amazon.com/attwood-6126-7-At ... 28&sr=1-33

http://www.amazon.com/Sierra-Tools-JB56 ... roduct_top

What do you guys think?
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 27, 2012 4:14 pm 
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Bucket and sponge?


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 27, 2012 6:44 pm 
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Or, check Ace Hardware for a Wayne portable drill-powered pump... Wayne® Drill Powered Fluid Transfer Kit (DPFTK1) about $17 ...


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 1:08 pm 
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Keep the old rusty truck ?!


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 8:13 am 
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Going to give this pump a try, hopefully 1.1GPM at 35 PSI will be enough.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000O8 ... PDKIKX0DER

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It's an RV water pump. I'll probably adapt it to my car lighter, or maybe just hook it to my fish finder battery

Wish me luck
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 1:18 pm 
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Good Luck Dan :lol:

(but the stylish & functional ferrous oxide finish of your current truck is less costly and less risky !)


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 2:00 pm 
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I bought a small 500GPH submersible bilge pump from Bass Pro shops that I use to wash my Pro Angler down at the end of the day and I use my 12V 7Ah fish finder battery to power it.
http://www.basspro.com/Rule-NonAutomatic-Bilge-Pumps/product/8991/66179

The pump doesn't do the stated 500GPH it claims which is probably due to my small battery but it does work well enough so that I can get plenty of pressure to rinse off sand, mud and fish slime with the included 3/4" hose and also works for filling/draining bait tanks, and live wells also.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 2:06 pm 
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MrGreen wrote:
I bought a small 500GPH submersible bilge pump from Bass Pro shops that I use to wash my Pro Angler down at the end of the day and I use my 12V 7Ah fish finder battery to power it.
http://www.basspro.com/Rule-NonAutomatic-Bilge-Pumps/product/8991/66179

The pump doesn't do the stated 500GPH it claims which is probably due to my small battery but it does work well enough so that I can get plenty of pressure to rinse off sand, mud and fish slime with the included 3/4" hose and also works for filling/draining bait tanks, and live wells also.


How big is that pump? Diameter I mean.

A friend is letting me borrow one of his marine pumps, going to test it at home during the weekend, see if that works.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 5:13 pm 
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It is approximately 3 inches in diameter and about 5 inches tall

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 7:15 pm 
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thank you sir.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 6:16 am 
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You are welcome

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2012 3:53 pm 
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I just bought this one:

http://www.amazon.com/Shurflo-SHURflo%C ... 12&sr=1-25

And tested it, worked perfect, lots of water pressure. Just have to be smart about how much water I use, it can really move 3.5 gallons in a minute if you just go nuts .

Works great with my small fish finder battery. Also good with my car battery


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