Sahara Automatic Bilge Pump S500 SeriesPart #: 4505-7An automatic-switch bilge pump is a requirement for any vessels 20' and over with sleeping accommodations, but is a great convenience for any size boat. The Sahara has everything contained in one compact yet durable package - pump, wire, seals, strainer, and mercury-free switch -and installs quickly and easily in tight spaces. Pumps include 36" lengths of 16-gauge caulked and tinned copper wire.S500 has plenty of pumping power most jobs. 500 GPH at open flow, 350 GPH* at 3.3' head. Draws only 1.5-amps at open flow!Features:
This pump is sealed and, therefore, submersible. However, the electrical wire connections must not be submerged. For extra protection, coat the butt joints and adjacent wire ends liberally with liquid electrical tape such as MDR® or Starbrite®.
Attwood bilge pumps are designed to exhaust standing water only. They are not intended to prevent rapid accumulation of on-board water due to rough weather, hull damage, and/or other unsafe navigational conditions.
Pump Mounting Instructions