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uplander
06-14-2013, 10:00 PM
I recently changed my impellers and lost one of the top plate screws in the bilge. I looked everywhere but it bounced and I could not find it. Today I figured out it is a 12-24 thread 3/8 long made of brass. I also found out the pumps are made by Xylem and the website has some good info on the pumps.

This info may have been posted before but I thought I would post anyway to help someone.

I am searching for brass hex head cap screws for easier removal and install. If I find any I will post it up.

http://www.xylemflowcontrol.com/marine-and-rv/jabsco-electric-flexible-impeller-pumps/18220-1121-ballast-puppy.htm

http://www.xylemflowcontrol.com/files/18220_BALLAST_PUPPY.PDF

tr6coug
06-14-2013, 10:18 PM
You can get the screws here (http://www.fastenal.com/web/products/fasteners/screws/machine-screws/_/Navigation?term=12-24+machine&termca=&termpx=&sortby=webrank&sortdir=descending&searchmode=productSearch&rfqXref=&rfqKeyword=&rfqId=&rfqLineId=&r=~|categoryl1:%22600000%20Fasteners%22|~%20~|cate goryl2:%22600051%20Screws%22|~%20~|categoryl3:%226 00059%20Machine%20Screws%22|~%20~|sattr01:^Brass$| ~%20~|attrlength:470|~%20~|sattr04:^Round$|~) in slotted round head.

I would avoid stainless or steel screws as your more likely to strip the threads of the pump head.

treiter
06-14-2013, 10:20 PM
Home Depot believe it or not. Slotted round head. Had to replace broken one on raw water pump.

uplander
06-14-2013, 10:31 PM
I am going to try and find socket head cap screws, it would be much easier than the slotted screw. I plan to get them in brass only. Might be a hard find but we have a bolt and nut vendor looking for me.

treiter
06-14-2013, 10:39 PM
I tried a specialty but and bolt. Hope you have more luck than I did. Slotted round head in brass worked fine if no luck.