Thread: Impeller change
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Old 03-21-2017, 04:13 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Captain Doug View Post
I replaced the impellers after a year on a new to me boat. After examining them I determined they were still good to use in an emergency and they became my spares. Next I replaced the impellers after 2 seasons and they were pretty cracked so now every year they get replaced and if still serviceable, they become emergency spares. Keep extra pump face screws and new gaskets in the spare kit.
Doug,
You're new here, so I'm going to say this nicely, thow your f*cking used spare parts away! Buy new spares like belts, hoses, and impellers. When it's time to replace the item in service, use your spare and buy a new one for your spares. You're rotating out your spares, so what you have as a spare is unused and not that old. Think about it, if you have to change a failed impeller while out cruising with an old used spare, you'll just have to change it again later because it's old and used.

Welcome to the forum! Sorry for jumping on you. You just touched one of my biggest pet peeves.

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