2019 Eight.3 Telescope Ballast Pump 3700GPH

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2019 Eight.3 Telescope Ballast Pump 3700GPH
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Item: S22617

If you're looking for the fastest way to fill and drain portable wakeboard ballast in your boat, this is it, no questions asked.

The Ronix Eight.3 3700 GPH pump is not compatible with Fly High, Straight Line or WakeMakers Ballast Bags

The newest version of the Eight.3 portable ballast pump by Ronix was designed with one thing in mind, pure unadulterated speed. This 3700 gallon per hour aerator pump is made to be dropped either over the side of the boat for filling or directly into your telescoping ballast bag for draining. The fire hose style flow is facilitated by the industries largest 1-1/2” reinforced non-kinking hose.

Eight.3 ballast systems are not designed to be integrated and are for serious riders that do not have time to wait for ballast to fill and drain. When combined with an Eight.3 Telescoping 400, 800 or 1100 ballast bag you will have the fastest pump based ballast system on the lake. This pump is not compatible with any Fly High Quick Connect Fittings or the Straight Line link system and cannot be integrated into your boat.

WARNING: Ballast pumps do not float and need to be secured to a ballast bag before entering the water. An unsecured pump may end up at the bottom of the lake.

How Eight.3 works:
Using the Eight.3 3700 gph portable ballast pump is easy. Filling and draining your 8.3 Telescope bags happens in a fraction of the time that you are used to.

Filling: To fill, simply connect the male fitting on the end of the hose to the quick fill port on the top of the bag. Don't worry too much about spilling water as there is a built-in check valve to help eliminate water from coming out of the bag when over filled.

Draining: To drain the bag start by pulling the top cover away from the telescoping drain tube. Pull it out of the bag and extend it as high as possible. Once the tube is above the water line of the sac unzip the entry point and physically submerge your pump into the bag. Zip the drain port around the hose to minimize the risk of water spilling out as the bag is drained. After draining there might be a small amount of residual water left at the bottom of the bag. Remove the pump and lift the bag over the side of the boat to release any liquid that may remain.

Other Specifications:

  • Switch: Illuminated On/Off Switch
  • Fuse Size: 20 amp rating
  • Current Draw: 12 amps (2009 or Newer Boats Only)
  • Amps: 15.5 Amp Draw @ 13.6
  • Volts: 20.0
  • Discharge Opening: 1-1/2"
  • Discharge Finish: Barbed
  • Housing Material: ABS
  • Strainer Material: ABS
  • Impeller Material: Nylon
  • Shaft Material: Stainless Steel
  • Material: Nitril/Teflon
  • Temperature Limit: 200 F
  • Fluid Capabilities: Bilge Water
  • Typical Life: 2500 hours
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Reviewed by Robb L.
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Greatest Pump of All Time

This is the greatest pump ever! It is so fast and easy. You can have all of your bags filled before your trailer is parked and your car driver is to the docks. We love it.

The pump is also an amazing tool to have in the boat. This year, we had an accident on Lake Powell where we hit a submerged rock at speed. The rock ripped a 6+ inch hole in the boat and it started to sink. As we were swimming the boat to shore, it was apparent that the bilge pump was hopelessly outgunned. My smart wife got out the Ronix 3700 and dropped it in the flooded engine compartment that had 18+ inches of water in it and was filling fast. The pump was shooting out water at such a high rate that it not only kept up with the water coming in, but it also helped us get ahead of it. The Ronix 3700 GPH saved our boat from sinking without a doubt! We had to run that thing for several hours. I was concerned that extended use or the sand and grit is was sucking up was going to be an issue, but it churned through it all without a problem.

Our family is so thankful for Ronix and the top quality products they produce. You have our family's admiration and have earned a lifelong customer. Thank you so much!

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This product can expose you to chemicals including DINP (Diisononyl phthalate) and DIDP (Diisodecyl phthalate) which are known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to https://www.p65warnings.ca.gov.

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