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Rule-Mate Automatic Bilge Pump RM500 - 500 GPH

Item # 24965
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Key Features

  • Non-mercury float switch allows automatic start

  • No power used until pump comes on

  • Open Flow Capacity: 500 GPH (gallons per hour)

  • 4"H x 5"W


Our Price   $64.99

Availability: In Stock

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Product Description
rule The Rule-Mate series of Automated Bilge Pumps features a pump and a non-mercury float switch in a single, compact housing. When the float rises, the pump turns on. There is no on/off cycling and, therefore, no power use until the pump comes on. The pump remains on until the float drops and the pump senses no load against the impeller. Snap-off strainer for easy cleaning. 3/4" hose output.
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Specifications
Model RM500
Open Flow Capacity 500 GPH
Automatic Yes
Amp Draw 1.9 amp
Hose Size 3/4"
Voltage 12V DC
Dimensions 4"H x 5"W
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Rule-Mate Automatic Bilge Pump RM500 - 500 GPH

Item # 24965

  $64.99

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Rule-Mate Automatic Bilge Pump RM500 - 500 GPH
 
4.1

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (9)
  • Weather proof (6)
  • Protects well (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Outdoors (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (5), Recreational (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

works well

make sure that you put the bottom of the old ( being replaced) against the new and drill holes; so that the old screw holes can be used to instal the new product.

make sure that you put the bottom of the old ( being replaced) against the new and drill holes; so that the old screw holes can be used to instal the new product.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Failed me

This was placed in my Dinghy used to reach my mooring about 100 ft offshore.
I was using this to replace a very old, same brand, bilge pump that had served its...Read complete review

This was placed in my Dinghy used to reach my mooring about 100 ft offshore.
I was using this to replace a very old, same brand, bilge pump that had served its last days. I hooked it up and tested use. After a couple weeks, I took the Dinghy out and had it tied at mooring for 3 days. Although we had a light rain storm, I found my dinghy over 8inches deep with water (obviously an issue with the Dinghy). If I had waited one more day, my dinghy and possibly mooring line would have been under water.
Very dissappointed and will be returning for refund, not exchange.
I did give it 2 stars due to it working very well, when it did...

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Automatice Bilge Pump

By BSRV/Boater

from AZ

About Me Advanced

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Used my own swith
  • Weather Proof

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Engine

    Comments about Rule-Mate Automatic Bilge Pump RM500 - 500 GPH:

    After reading all the reviews I found this automatice pump works as advertised. I did not purchase the switch panel as recommended. I used a lighted led SPST toggle switch. The third lead from the pump I ran to this switch and ran power to the switch and ground wire. I think the problem most folks find difficult is forgetting to run the ground lead. I have under my dash of the boat and area that I setup for grounds. Just run one wire back to the motor. I use a terminal block for all my ground leads. Thinking about doing this for my power leads. Anyway, the auto pump starts and will keep pumping until just about all the water is gone.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Fit perfect was just what i needed

    By SUPERJIMBO

    from CapeCod

    About Me Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Small Boats

      Comments about Rule-Mate Automatic Bilge Pump RM500 - 500 GPH:

      direct fit to replace an atwood pump with a sticky float switch

       
      5.0

      Really good pump at a reasonable price

      By Boaterguy

      from Logan Martin Lake, AL

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Easy Storage
      • Easy To Use
      • Safe

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Personal Watercraft

        Comments about Rule-Mate Automatic Bilge Pump RM500 - 500 GPH:

        This pump is ready to go without an additional float switch. EASY to install!

         
        5.0

        Rule

        By rob

        from Belmont N.C.

        About Me Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Installs Easily
        • Practical

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Large Boat

          Comments about Rule-Mate Automatic Bilge Pump RM500 - 500 GPH:

          Great to work with ,[...]

           
          5.0

          looks like a good one

          By jr

          from enfild me.

          About Me Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Weather Proof

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Outdoor

            Comments about Rule-Mate Automatic Bilge Pump RM500 - 500 GPH:

            will b very usfull during wet season

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