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Old 02-01-2013, 12:18 PM
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I saw the johnsons for like 140 online vs 200+ on the jabscos. Actually supposed to be a better unit from what Ive heard
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Old 02-01-2013, 12:59 PM
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Here's a thread that shows my trick for reassembling them:
http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/...ad.php?t=42810
I should have done this update a number of months ago, but the post above worked brilliantly. We were able to reconstruct one pump (by gluing in the magnets and using the cotton trick to hold the bushes back). We put the repaired pump back in the boat and used it to drain the full tanks (damn that water smelt bad)! Just need to repair the other ones now. We did try the manufacturer for spares but it seems as though you can't buy spares for the motor, just the new impellers.

I think I'm right in saying you guys recommend the green impellers right? If so who manufacturers them, I don't think it's Jabsco (they seem to just list the two black ones).
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Old 02-01-2013, 01:39 PM
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...I think I'm right in saying you guys recommend the green impellers right? If so who manufacturers them, I don't think it's Jabsco (they seem to just list the two black ones).
Yes, Green:
http://www.wakemakers.com/jabsco-bal...-impeller.html
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Old 04-23-2013, 04:20 PM
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You could try one of these if you are just looking to empty the ballast tanks while working on the boat.

http://www.jamestowndistributors.com...5746&SHOPZILLA

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Old 04-25-2013, 03:47 PM
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I had a hard tank on my 2012 X25 fail and had to haul the boat home with the starboard rear ballast tank full.

I snaked a 1/4" tubing fromthe overflow port and into the tank and syphoned the water out. It seemed to take forever, but it worked.
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