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bcampbe7
07-02-2006, 11:08 AM
I recently got a Barefoot International Fat Sac but did not get a pump.
Does anyone know if I could use a bilge pump, with the proper hoses and fittings, as a ballast pump? :confused:

DanC
07-02-2006, 01:51 PM
I recently got a Barefoot International Fat Sac but did not get a pump.
Does anyone know if I could use a bilge pump, with the proper hoses and fittings, as a ballast pump? :confused:

Yes
That is exactly what "over the side" ballast pumps are. However, make sure you get a pump with two threaded fittings. A lot of bilge pumps come with only one threaded fitting. The same pumps can be found in as live bait well pumps and they come with multiple fittings.

bcampbe7
07-02-2006, 02:18 PM
Thanks DanC.
I found a couple different pumps. One was the regular bilge pump and the other was the aerator pump.