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Super Switch

Now features a mercury-free design

The latest generation of Super Switch features a larger float for more buoyancy and less on/off cycling, top-led wiring with moisture-tight seal and grommet for strain relief, removable, "snap-in" base for easy switch installation or cleaning all in an environmentally friendly, mercury-free design.

  • Activation Method: Mechanical AgSnO2 contacts
  • Dimensions: 2-5/8"H x 2-1/8"W x 5"L
  • Capacity: 20A @ 12/24/32V DC
  • Warranty: Five years
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Super Switch 8247108 37A
In stock online.

$63.99

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Super Switch with Fuse 8247116 37FA
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$64.99

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Now features a mercury-free design

The latest generation of Super Switch features a larger float for more buoyancy and less on/off cycling, top-led wiring with moisture-tight seal and grommet for strain relief, removable, "snap-in" base for easy switch installation or cleaning all in an environmentally friendly, mercury-free design.

  • Activation Method: Mechanical AgSnO2 contacts
  • Dimensions: 2-5/8"H x 2-1/8"W x 5"L
  • Capacity: 20A @ 12/24/32V DC
  • Warranty: Five years

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1.2

(based on 22 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (20)

5%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (9)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

  • Flimsy (5)
  • Poor design (4)
  • Flimsy construction (3)

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Professional (7), Avid do-it-yourselfer (6), Casual/ recreational (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (10)

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Worked for a month only

AS with both Rule float switches that I replaced, this one worked for only a month before the ball stopped rolling smoothly enough to make contact. I assumed it oxidized enough not roll on...Read complete review

AS with both Rule float switches that I replaced, this one worked for only a month before the ball stopped rolling smoothly enough to make contact. I assumed it oxidized enough not roll on its own. If I lift the switch above the shower sump cover, it will work but that makes it useless for keeping the bilge from filling with shower water. This switch was located in a shower sump that does NOT receive AC condensate so it got litlle use. The other switch was in a complete shower sump assembly with AC condensate and worked for 6-7 months before it stopped working altogether. I think I'll try a cheaper switch as they seem to work as well.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Not recommended

By Waterdog

from Chesapeake Bay

About Me Advanced

Verified Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

    • Poor Design

    Best Uses

      Comments about Super Switch:

      Installed this switch on my 32' and this is second season with it. Switch floats up, but as the bilge water level lowers, the switch arm lowers, but has just enough friction to 'hang up' right at the contact, and never turn the pump off - ran a Jabsco pump ($300) to destruction.

      Put in a new pump and discovered this situation and the guilty switch.

      Do not buy one of these unless you like replacing bilge pumps.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Failed after a month

      By AnthonyOhio

      from ohio

      About Me Professional

      Comments about Super Switch:

      It only took a month of use (about 30 switches) to fail completely.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      I was hoping for better

      By Boater

      from Massachusetts

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Super Switch:

          I installed this switch on a rule pump in August 2015 and it was malfunctioning in May 2016. I bought this looking for a better quality switch that would last so I wouldn't have to replace switches every year or two. The boat was only in the water for three months before the switch failed. It has a five year warranty so I returned it for a new one but I will hold it as a new spare. I expected more out of an expensive switch.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Last one I bought last 3 months then fell apart.

          By Bailey

          from Florida

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install

          Cons

          • Flimsy Construction

          Best Uses

            Comments about Super Switch:

            Junk

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Do Not Purchase

            By Tony

            from Tacoma, WA

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Flimsy Construction
              • Poor Design

              Best Uses

                Comments about Super Switch:

                Failed after 15 months leaving rainwater in the bilge. Thankfully I check the boat often or there could have been a bigger problem. Rule, get a clue, a critical component like this should last longer. I am looking for alternatives.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                1.0

                poor quality product, excellent WM service/warranty

                By Keith the sailor in MD

                from Chesapeake Bay, MD

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                • Flimsy Construction
                • Poor Design
                • Product failed

                Best Uses

                • Large Boats
                • Sailing
                • Small Boats

                Comments about Super Switch:

                Switch failed within 15 months of installation.
                Product is a poor design to fail that soon.
                however, has a 5 year warranty.
                West Marine customer service was excellent. They looked up my purchase history, saw when I purchased it, and gave me a free replacement on the spot.

                Service and delivery comments:

                Excellent customer service.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Run as far away as you can get. I am on my 2nd in 4 months

                By JWP

                from Baltimore MD

                About Me Professional

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Poor Design

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Super Switch:

                    It is a simple design, easy to connect but it doesn't work after 3 to 4 months.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    1.0

                    Junk. Don't use this!

                    By Sailbird

                    from San Francisco Bay

                    About Me Advanced

                    Comments about Super Switch:

                    This very important switch failed after a few weeks of easy use. Could have overheated the bilge pump as would not shut off in a dry bilge. Should get NO stars, not one.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Best product

                    By Ricky

                    from PR

                    About Me Beginner

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Easy To Install
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Quality Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Personal Watercraft

                      Comments about Super Switch:

                      Super

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      1.0

                      Horrible piece of equipment

                      By Captain Wayne

                      from Baltimore, MD

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Unreliable

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Rule Industries Super Switch:

                          I have replaced both of the Super Switches (they had lasted for over 7 years) in our bilge two times each in the last two years with the same switch. The last time, they worked for two weeks and then were done. It was at that point that I noticed the common thread of poor reviews at every place I could look for the Rule Super Switch. Hope there is something better.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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