Originally Posted by kdale1
I have put my boat up for the winter and it's on the trailer at the moment. I am wondering if anyone has ever tried running ballast pumps with the boat out of the water? I want to try to troubleshoot some filling/draining and tank level indication issues with the stock ballast system on my 09' X14. I'm assuming it wouldn't be impossible... a tygon hose connected to the fill lines and dropped in a large cooler or 55 gallon drum? Figured I'd ask ya'll first before I did something that might cause any damage. Thanks!
I use a fake a lake to suck up antifreeze in mine when I winterize. I think as long as you not running the pumps dry the impellers should be fine.