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how do you prepare your water pump for the off season. do you guys do anything to prevent rust in the pump housing or just tuck it away in a corner till you need it again?
 

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This will be my first winter with my pump. Plan on draining the pump housing and covering the Motor. It will sit outside in a somewhat sheltered area. That is about all, unless I come up with something that is a really good idea!:D
 

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Just curious as to what type of water pump are we talkin, engine-driven or electric sump. All I have here is an electric sump. I don't know of anything to keep it in better workin order, than just gettin it out once and awhile and use it. That seems to be the down fall of alot of water pumping equipment, lack of use.:(

I'd like to here more about your guys pumps and what you use them for.:confused:
 

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I have both, engine one I got in March so it will be the first winter I have had it. Looks like the previous owner(s) didn't do to much but drain the pump housing. Probably all that I will do. Not very good pictures but..
 

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Buddy used it yesterday to pump out his FIL's basement whose house burnt down Friday night. I use it only for pumping off the rain water off the pool cover. Much quicker than the electric sump pump I usually use. ;)
 

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you know a water pump is someting i actually have no need for, odd, but i have no use at all for one ........ any use that i may be over lookin
 

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A good cleaning, oil change, fuel stabilizer or synthetic fuel,obviously drain the pump. Water freezes at -45
Cover, but not bagged let it breathe.
 

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Any massive jobs I pass on to another win die I've become friends with. He just bungs me a few quid for it.
Monday to Friday is just windows and I'm getting round 6-7 weeks with a helper 2-3 days a week so can only do add ons on Saturdays. I will not do a full day on a Saturday so that's why I pass on big stuff ... read more
 
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