View Full Version : EBay Ballast pump

11-05-2012, 11:06 AM
Does anyone have experience with this pump?
Im guessing no-one has gone there because of the low flow-rate/no-name brand?


11-05-2012, 12:20 PM
Looks like the fluid transfer pumps you can buy at harbor freight or Northern Tool for $30.00. Pump head looks to be alluminum, not SS and appears to have 3/4 GHT, which is whats found on most common transfer pumps. $.02

11-05-2012, 09:23 PM
Wonder if these are ignition protected ...

11-06-2012, 09:31 AM
I emailed the seller, says its labelled as a marine pump but nothing specific about ignition protection.
I will stick with a replacment Jabsco.

11-06-2012, 12:14 PM
Old adages like..... "buyer beware" and "you get what you pay for" seem to come to mind here.

11-06-2012, 12:34 PM
MLA is correct. Last time I was at harbor Freight, I looked at their pump and it matched all the specs listed on the ebay add, but was only $30. They are probably just buying them at a place like that and putting another label on them and tripling the price.

11-06-2012, 06:54 PM
Run awayyyyyy! Run AWAAAAAAAAYYYYY!!!!