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RULE INDUSTRIES Rule Livewell/Baitwell Pumps

Convenient, flexible pumps for baitwells and livewells

Innovative pump design includes new features like a quick one hand push-button motor cartridge removal system, rotatable base that allows you to position the discharge nozzle at any location, and threaded nylon hose barb attachments, which allow for various hose mounting options. Also included is a built-in dual port option, water-cooled housing and a positive snap motor cartridge locking mechanism. Pumps are fitted for transom or seacock mounting options. The C series features a 4" angled pickup for thru-hull applications; STC series has a 4 3/4" straight pickup; FCseries seacock has a 1"straight pickup.

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Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Rule Livewell/Baitwell Pumps 8799173 401C
In stock online.

$54.99

Baitwell Pump 500 GPH Seacock 8799231 401FC
In stock online.

$49.99

Baitwell Pump 500 GPH Strait 8799207 401STC
In stock online.

$62.99

Baitwell Pump 800 GPH Angled 8799181 403C
Limited availability.

$67.99

Baitwell Pump 800 GPH Seacock 8799249 403FC
In stock online.

$57.99

Baitwell Pump 800 GPH Strait 8799215 403STC
In stock online.

$72.99

Baitwell Pump 1100 GPH Seacock 8799256 405FC
In stock online.

$57.99

Baitwell Pump 1100 GPH Strait 8799223 405STC
In stock online.

$62.99

Baitwell Pump 500 GPH Replacement Motor 8799264 45DR
In stock online.

$38.99

Baitwell Pump 800 GPH Replacement Motor 8799272 46DR
In stock online.

$46.99

Baitwell-1100GPH Replacement Motor 8799280 47DR
In stock online.

$54.99

Product Description

Convenient, flexible pumps for baitwells and livewells

Innovative pump design includes new features like a quick one hand push-button motor cartridge removal system, rotatable base that allows you to position the discharge nozzle at any location, and threaded nylon hose barb attachments, which allow for various hose mounting options. Also included is a built-in dual port option, water-cooled housing and a positive snap motor cartridge locking mechanism. Pumps are fitted for transom or seacock mounting options. The C series features a 4" angled pickup for thru-hull applications; STC series has a 4 3/4" straight pickup; FCseries seacock has a 1"straight pickup.

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Rule Industries Baitwell Pump 500 Gph Seacock
 
2.7

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (6)

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    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

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    (9)

44%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (4)
  • Easy to use (4)
  • Great design (3)
  • Lightweight (3)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

  • Wears out quickly (4)

Best Uses

  • Saltwater fishing (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid fisher (11)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Works for me!

I've been using the Rule 1100 gal/hr cartridge pump for years with great results.I have two in my boat, and run only one to service two 50 gal baitwells.I keep one as a...Read complete review

I've been using the Rule 1100 gal/hr cartridge pump for years with great results.I have two in my boat, and run only one to service two 50 gal baitwells.I keep one as a back up. I've tried others, but the Rule pumps last at least 18 months or more of heavy use. For the low replacement cost of the cartridge this is good value in my opinion. I have only Rule pumps in my boat (both livewell and bilge) as they have proven their reliability over the years.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

junk, does not last.

I go fishing usually for 8-10 days at a time 6 times a year.
I do not run the pump over night.
This pump is only good for 1 to 3...Read complete review

I go fishing usually for 8-10 days at a time 6 times a year.
I do not run the pump over night.
This pump is only good for 1 to 3 trips max and starts whining and then quits. Always have extra replacement moters, but what a nuisance trying to replace this pump while you are rocking on the ocean and your bait is dying.
Trying to buy and keep extra relacement moters and it's such a hot seller it's out of stock! Why is a replacement moter such a hot seller? Because it doesn't last!

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5.0

Works for me!

By CaptJ

from Key Largo, Fl

About Me Advanced

Pros

  • Great Results

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Rule Industries Baitwell Pump 500 Gph Seacock:

      I've been using the Rule 1100 gal/hr cartridge pump for years with great results.I have two in my boat, and run only one to service two 50 gal baitwells.I keep one as a back up. I've tried others, but the Rule pumps last at least 18 months or more of heavy use. For the low replacement cost of the cartridge this is good value in my opinion. I have only Rule pumps in my boat (both livewell and bilge) as they have proven their reliability over the years.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Broken shaft

      By Bob

      from FL

      About Me Avid Fisher

      Verified Reviewer

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            Comments about Rule Industries Rule Livewell/baitwell Pumps:

            pump stops running i have to take it off and smack it around to get it to work. the shaft holding the green propeller broke off. This is the 4th one i have had ( all the same) the only reason still have one is west marine keeps giving them to me for free. i would not pay a dime for this product!!!

             
            5.0

            Live well pump works great

            By Dave the Slave

            from Lake Ann, MI

            About Me Avid Fisher

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Great Design
            • Lightweight
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Saltwater Fishing

              Comments about Rule Industries Baitwell Pump 500 Gph Strait:

              The pump fit into the space where the origial went, plus it now has an additional outlet to attach a sprayer to wash down the boat.

               
              5.0

              Strong Pump!

              By Kristian

              from Baja Sur

              About Me Avid Fisher

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Great Design
              • Lightweight
              • Quiet
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Saltwater Fishing

                Comments about Rule Industries Baitwell-1100gph Replacement Motor:

                We use these pumps in our boats down here in Baja, and they hold up to the harsh heat and sea conditions.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Installed and lasted approx 5 trips

                By redfish

                from myrtle beach sc

                About Me Avid Fisher

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                      Comments about Rule Industries Rule Livewell/baitwell Pumps:

                      Used approx 5 fishing trips and pump stopped working and bait died . when removed discovered the shafted had broken off. not good. seems to be metal shaft needs to be stainless.

                       
                      4.0

                      Nice solution!

                      By Ron D.

                      from Boston, MA.

                      About Me Avid Fisher

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Saltwater Fishing

                        Comments about Rule Industries Rule Livewell/baitwell Pumps:

                        This product is really good. easy to install.

                         
                        1.0

                        Piece of junk

                        By Gatorbait

                        from Neptune Beach, Fl.

                        About Me Avid Fisher

                        Pros

                          Cons

                          • Wears Out Quickly

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Rule Industries Rule Livewell/baitwell Pumps:

                            I have had two 1100 gph. The first one burned up in two days. It actually melted on top. The second one lasted ten days. This is not acceptable.

                             
                            1.0

                            Shaft rust

                            By Iggy

                            from St. Perersburg Florida.

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                                  Comments about Rule Industries Rule Livewell/baitwell Pumps:

                                  Unfortunate that this product rusts out in less than 6 months. The shaft deteriorates quickly and of course the pump stops working. My bait dies, only clue is if it the water stops going into the live well while fishing, if it occurs overnight then my bait is dead by morning time. I've replaced the pump three times in 12 months. If you can remove the pump each time used and wash it down with fresh water, lubricate it, it might last longer. They need to used stainless steal for the shaft.

                                   
                                  1.0

                                  Burns out quickly.

                                  By Bob

                                  from Bradenton, Florida

                                  About Me Avid Fisher

                                  Pros

                                    Cons

                                    • Wears Out Quickly

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Rule Industries Rule Livewell/baitwell Pumps:

                                      Have to replace the motor one to two times a year. Good comcept but poor quality.

                                       
                                      1.0

                                      JUNK

                                      By treefish

                                      from Lakeland, FL

                                      About Me Avid Fisher

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy to remove cartridge

                                      Cons

                                      • Dies very quickly

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Landfill material

                                      Comments about Rule Industries Rule Livewell/baitwell Pumps:

                                      I've been through 3 of these pumps in 3 months. Only reason I keep purchasing them is because that's all the marina had when I needed a replacement.
                                      I recommend using this product as a filler in your local landfill.

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