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Freshwater System Pump, 3GPM

$129.99

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Model # 13997960 | Mfg # 31395-3001

Product Description

Designed to meet the freshwater needs of most vessels with a water heater, shower and up to three faucets. Features include soft rubber mounts, corrosion-resistant design, run-dry ability and screw-less diaphragm that eliminates possible leak paths. Quick-connect fittings are included for ease of installation.

  • Volts: 12V
  • Gallons per Minute: 3.0
  • Draw: 4.4A@12V DC
  • Dimensions: 4-3/4"H x 6"W x 9"L
  • Switch 50psi
  • Self-prime: 10'
  • Material: Polypropylene
  • Port Sizes: (2) 1/2"-14 male pipe; (2) 1/2" hose barbs
  • Warranty: Three years

Specs

Freshwater System Pump, 3GPM

Amperage 4.4 Amps at 12 Volts DC
Activation Method Automatic
Capacity 3 GPM
Diameter 1/2"
Dimensions 4 3/4" Height x 6" Width x 9" Length
Features Remote Pressure Switch
Voltage 12 Volts DC
Warranty Details Three Years

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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West Marine Freshwater System Pump, 3GPM
 
4.6

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Installs easily (10)
  • Quiet (10)
  • Water efficient (8)
  • Practical (7)
  • Corrosion resistant (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Large boat (9)
  • Small boat (7)
  • High usage (4)
  • Low usage (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (7), Casual/ recreational (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Easy replacement

I replaced a Par pump which was leaking. The pump provides water to the galley and head on our Beneteau 36CC.
The West Marine pump was easy to install because I was...Read complete review

I replaced a Par pump which was leaking. The pump provides water to the galley and head on our Beneteau 36CC.
The West Marine pump was easy to install because I was able to use the existing plumbing and electric wiring.
I did have to drill two holes to mount the pump because only two out of four lined up.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good, not great

The pump looks about as solid as the Shurflo it replaces. There is no good reason why these nearly identical plumps don't have the same mounting holes, though. Boaters drill enough holes in...Read complete review

The pump looks about as solid as the Shurflo it replaces. There is no good reason why these nearly identical plumps don't have the same mounting holes, though. Boaters drill enough holes in things, this is a place where a little planning by WestMarine would have made installation even simpler.

Also, while the pump advertises adequate pressure, it is too weak to push water through the end-of-faucet Brita filter that the Shurflo managed without difficulty (well, until it died at the tender age of 3).

Reviewed by 14 customers

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5.0

Great!

By Aqua Angel 2

from Dallas,tx

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Installs Easily
  • Practical
  • Quiet

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large Boat
    • Low Usage

    Comments about West Marine Freshwater System Pump, 3GPM:

    Old pump went out
    This one fit right in

    Service and delivery comments:

    The lady at the store was very helpful

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Easy replacement

    By Curt

    from Channel Islands Harbor

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Installs Easily
    • Practical
    • Quiet
    • Water Efficient

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Low Usage
      • Small Boat

      Comments about West Marine Freshwater System Pump, 3GPM:

      I replaced a Par pump which was leaking. The pump provides water to the galley and head on our Beneteau 36CC.
      The West Marine pump was easy to install because I was able to use the existing plumbing and electric wiring.
      I did have to drill two holes to mount the pump because only two out of four lined up.

      Service and delivery comments:

      We live aboard and use the pump several tes daily. It's working fine and cost less than the Par replacement.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Good, not great

      By MoreMonkey

      from Freeport, Maine

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Pumps water.

      Cons

      • Holes don't line up

      Best Uses

      • Small Boat

      Comments about West Marine Freshwater System Pump, 3GPM:

      The pump looks about as solid as the Shurflo it replaces. There is no good reason why these nearly identical plumps don't have the same mounting holes, though. Boaters drill enough holes in things, this is a place where a little planning by WestMarine would have made installation even simpler.

      Also, while the pump advertises adequate pressure, it is too weak to push water through the end-of-faucet Brita filter that the Shurflo managed without difficulty (well, until it died at the tender age of 3).

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Great Pump, has good volume

      By soundboater

      from Olympia

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Installs Easily
      • Quiet
      • Water Efficient

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Large Boat
        • Small Boat

        Comments about West Marine Freshwater System Pump, 3GPM:

        Great Product, direct replacement for my other brand that failed due to time.

        Service and delivery comments:

        Service at West Marine in Olympia is FANTASTIC, the Lady Store Manager has helped me out on several special order needs, going out of her way to make sure we keep Boating

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        Easy replacement of failed new pump

        By Chris Craft Owner

        from Gig Harbor, WA

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Installs Easily

        Cons

        • Loud

        Best Uses

          Comments about West Marine Freshwater System Pump, 3GPM:

          Thanks to your employees of Anacortes, WA for their fast assistance. They were wonderful and took the newly replaced and failed pump from West Marine Gig Harbor, WA with another pump from their inventory.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Very pleased with performance of replacement pump

          By Capt L

          from Currently in Mobile, AL

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Installs Easily
          • Practical
          • Quiet
          • Water Efficient

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about West Marine Freshwater System Pump, 3GPM:

              Replacement of pump on 39' boat with long cruising history

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              worked like a charm

              By Dave

              from hermitage TN

              About Me Beginner

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Quiet

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Large Boat

                Comments about West Marine Freshwater System Pump, 3GPM:

                I installed the pump without a problem, super easy to install, I couldn't even hear it run once I turned it on, this powers all 3 of my outlets on my Carver with out a problem

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Transom shawer

                By Papote

                from Ceiba, P.R.

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Corrosion Resistant
                • Practical
                • Quiet
                • Water Efficient

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • High Usage
                  • Small Boat

                  Comments about West Marine Freshwater System Pump, 3GPM:

                  Good and practical.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  4.0

                  Freshwater pump

                  By Captain

                  from Long Island NY

                  About Me Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Corrosion Resistant
                  • Practical
                  • Quiet
                  • Water Efficient

                  Cons

                  • Preferred Shurflow

                  Best Uses

                  • High Usage
                  • Large Boat

                  Comments about West Marine Freshwater System Pump, 3GPM:

                  Fortunately I had the space for this pump's wider fittings.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Pump worked great!

                  By Sailer

                  from Louisiana

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Installs Easily
                  • Quiet
                  • Water Efficient

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • High Usage
                    • Large Boat
                    • Low Usage
                    • Small Boat

                    Comments about West Marine Freshwater System Pump, 3GPM:

                    Pump was easy to install and was very quiet. I can barely hear it run!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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