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New Guy
04-02-2013, 06:07 PM
Ok guys I have been running tsumani 1200gpm pumps that I have had a ton of priming issues ect. I want to make the jump to reversibles. Currently I have a single 1-1/4 thru hull and I am thinking that I can run two pumps off of that and install another 3/4 for the third. Am I going to have enough flow through the 1-1/4 to support two pumps?

sybrmike
04-02-2013, 07:28 PM
Somewhere during my rebuild, I found information to support running two impeller pumps on a single 1-1/4 intake - so I did. Seems to work fine with all 1" fill and 3/4" vent hoses.

wolfeman131
04-02-2013, 11:08 PM
I think you're better off with a thru hull per pump with reversibles.

spencerwm
04-03-2013, 01:09 PM
Somewhere during my rebuild, I found information to support running two impeller pumps on a single 1-1/4 intake - so I did. Seems to work fine with all 1" fill and 3/4" vent hoses.

Multiple impeller pumps on a single intake does work, but over time you will see more wear on the impellers and pumps. With this said if it were an optimal solution, MasterCraft wouldn't have scrapped the system configuration after 2006.


I think you're better off with a thru hull per pump with reversibles.

We do prefer that customers do it right the first time which will minimize any chance of a system problem long term.

chadjitsu1
04-03-2013, 10:10 PM
If you look for my posts I set this up on a 1 inch thru hull and posted all the results look for the post it goes over the fill time differences. Bottom line it does take longer with 2 pumps on a single thru hull fitting but its not a ton of time. I am doing the same upgrade and decided to go with one port per pump. Spencer sold me everything through wakemakers.

sandm
04-03-2013, 10:33 PM
come on over. I love to drill holes in boats :)

as they say... silicone shmilicone... fox river isn't that deep so it won't sink far if it does.

I'd be more interested in the root cause of the priming issue?

bergermaister
04-04-2013, 10:16 AM
^^ What he said. Priming on fill or drain pumps?

New Guy
04-04-2013, 12:39 PM
Both. SandM and Berg both of you guys have considerably more room under floor to mount pumps. That is my biggest issue is that I have a really difficult time getting all three of the tsunami's under water level. I've fought it for two years now and I am ready to scrap it. Worse case I have some extra pumps for a bow sack, surf sack, ect.

rdlangston13
04-04-2013, 01:43 PM
I want to do this too but I want detailed pictures of a boat that came with this set up factory. Pics of the thru hulls from inside the boat and outside, where the pumps are mounted, and how the hoses are routed

New Guy
05-28-2013, 11:44 AM
Ok guys as soon as I get the WM code I am placing my order. I am going to run the two rear pumps on the 1.25" and the locker / ibs on a second .75".

sandm
05-28-2013, 11:58 AM
wait a minute.. weren't you doing this over the long weekend? :)

New Guy
05-28-2013, 01:45 PM
Haha I wish, I had to help my parents put build there outdoor bar. Wire all of the speaker ect. I finally got to work on the boat yesterday and I gutted the ballast system. I was so pissed at screwing around with it. The good news is that it is still raining. I'm still waiting to see that pink and blue 22ve.

mmandley
05-28-2013, 01:57 PM
Just sent you the new WM code on FB

New Guy
05-28-2013, 03:14 PM
Thanks guys.

New Guy
05-29-2013, 10:05 AM
I can't wait till this shows up on Monday!

Johnson Ultra Ballast Reversible Pump 23001 3
3/4" Bronze Mushroom Thru-Hull Intake 35001-340 1
3/4" Bronze Ball Valve 35003-340 1
3/4" Thread x 1" Hose Barb Elbow 32025 1
1" Stainless Steel Crimp Band Clamp 31004-100 10
3/4" Stainless Steel Crimp Band Clamp 31004-340 5
Crimp Clamp Tool 37009 1

sandm
05-29-2013, 10:44 AM
I'm still waiting to see that pink and blue 22ve.

it's coming out of dormancy saturday morning. moving friday night and going to clean out the storage unit sat morning.
that is unless it's pouring, then sometime over the weekend.
still has the transport cover on. I can't wait to take it off and see how the graphics came out ;)

New Guy
05-30-2013, 10:31 AM
So we'll be out on your boat before mine.

sandm
05-30-2013, 06:40 PM
Said it was going home not to water. :)
U wanna come help unpack house then sure...

2 weeks i think.

New Guy
05-30-2013, 11:45 PM
My pbc cleaners showed up. Ballast parts come Monday. Hopefully by Wednesday it's ready to go.

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New Guy
06-05-2013, 11:22 PM
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/06/eqabuqa4.jpg

Pumps are mounted. They are plumbed and wired just not cleaned up in this picture.

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mmandley
06-06-2013, 12:22 PM
Thats a lot of Hoes i mean hose in your boat LOL

New Guy
06-06-2013, 01:51 PM
I agree too many hoes. All 1" feeds and bag supplies. Switched come tomorrow.

sandm
06-06-2013, 05:18 PM
all the better to fill the regular side with :)

New Guy
06-07-2013, 12:47 PM
If by regular you mean right then yeah.

sandm
06-07-2013, 01:38 PM
yeah.. the "right" side which is left :)

New Guy
06-08-2013, 07:44 PM
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New Guy
07-01-2013, 10:42 AM
I love the pumps but man to they draw a ton of amperage. Does anybody else have that problem?

bergermaister
07-01-2013, 02:16 PM
Nope! ;) Oh wait, you gave up and went reversibles...

New Guy
07-01-2013, 04:21 PM
Yup and so far they are much more dependable. They just suck the amps no priming issues at all!

parrothd
07-01-2013, 04:39 PM
Yup and so far they are much more dependable. They just suck the amps no priming issues at all!

And blow a lot of fuses... :)

New Guy
07-01-2013, 05:13 PM
No 25amp fuses take care of it:p

parrothd
07-01-2013, 06:12 PM
No 25amp fuses take care of it:p

Yea, No, Started with 20s, then 25s, now moving to 30s... :)

Seems to help if you fill them to the fill position at the end of the day for a second...

New Guy
07-01-2013, 07:08 PM
Get these they act like an automatic circuit breaker.

http://www.grainger.com/Grainger/COOPER-BUSSMANN-ATC-Breaker-5KDN2

http://imageserver.grainger.com/is/image/Grainger/5KDL9_AS01?$productdetail$

parrothd
07-01-2013, 08:18 PM
Do they trip and then reset?

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New Guy
07-01-2013, 10:35 PM
Yup

Stay awesome!

parrothd
07-01-2013, 11:22 PM
Thanks

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