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Old 10-07-2013, 10:52 AM
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Boat: Mastercraft, Maristar 200 SS, 2006, 5.7L Crusader
Location: Liberty Lake, WA
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Originally Posted by kdale1 View Post
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.
2006 Maristar 200 SS
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