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Filling & Draining Eight.3 Telescope Ballast

Parks Bonifays Demonstrates Eight.3 Telescope Tech

Ronix created the Eight.3 Telescope ballast system to make filling and draining your ballast a simpler, faster process.

This Eight.3 Telescope system is a great choice for boaters who are looking for a non-integrated ballast system that is quick, simple, and easy to use. Nobody enjoys the downtime waiting around for your ballast system to fill or drain.

Spend more time riding and less time waiting around for your ballast system with Eight.3 Telescope.

The ballast bags come in a variety of shapes and sizes, ensuring there is a configuration that will fit your boat.


*Note:The Eight.3 Telescope ballast system is only compatible with Eight.3 Telescope ballast bags and pumps.


Parks Bonifay Fills Eight.3 Telescope Ballast System


The high velocity fillport features a spring loaded quick connect male adapter that prevents the hose from disconnecting and spraying water throughout your boat during the filling process. The fillport has a 1 1/2" diameter and is fitted for the Eight.3 3000 GPH or 3700GPH pumps.


Parks Bonifay Drains Eight.3 Telescope Ballast System


The telescoping dry chamber allows you to drop any size pump into the ballast bag without attaching any nozzles. No air locking or re-priming is necessary to begin draining the ballast bag. The chamber features a waterproof zipper and collapses for once you are done draining the ballast bag.

Eight.3 Telescope Ballast Bags

The Eight.3 Telescope ballast bags are available in a variety of shapes and sizes to fit your boat configuration:

-Locker/Seat Ballast (fits under your seats or on the floor): 250 lbs. 360 lbs.

-Trapezoid Ballast (anti-roll shape to prevent rolling around in your boat): 400 lbs. 800 lbs. 1100 lbs.

-Bow Ballast (available in triangle, pickle-fork, and u-shapes): 500 lbs. 600 lbs. 950 lbs.

-Floor Ballast (shaped to fit on the floor in mid section of boat): 400 lbs. 650 lbs. 800 lbs.



Eight.3 Telescope Ballast Pump

The Eight.3 Telescope ballast pump is available in two sizes:

-3700GPH 20 AMP (suggested for use on 2009 boats and newer)

-3000GPH 15 AMP (suggested for use on 2009 boats and older)




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