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We want you to know…

Thinking about Automatic Ballast system

(We are not trying to convince you one way or the other, but we want you to be able
to make an informed decision about what is best for you…)

What are you going to be doing while your automatic factory ballast system
is filling up?

Some people rush into adding fat sacs to their automatic factory ballast system using the same pumps and switches.

We just want you to know that while that is convenient, it does take longer because your existing system has to fill up and then it has to fill the additional fat sacs. What you could be doing (if you want to get riding sooner) is to use 2 Tsunami Pumps to plug into the cigarette lighter accessory plugs to fill your additional fat sacs manually at the same time you flicked the switches to fill your automatic factory ballast.

In about the same amount of time that it takes to fill your factory ballast system, you could have your additional fat sacs filled via the 2 Tsunami pumps.

And again… what would you be doing while you are waiting for your automatic factory ballast system to fill anyway?


Adding Fat Sacs To Your Automatic Factory Ballast System Using The Same Pumps And Switches That Came In The Boat

There are different ways to add fat sacs to an automatic factory ballast system using the same pumps and switches that came in the boat.

The main thing is: that for every 1″ or 11/8″ hose that you attach to the fat sac, you use a W743 11/8″ gray fitting that you screw into the fat sacs with 11/8″ Flow Rite All-Purpose PVC Cement

and

either a W741 11/8″ Straight Black fitting with the red ring OR a W746 11/8″ Elbow Black fitting with the red ring (whatever allows the hose to most naturally attach to the fat sac without bending or kinking the hose).

The W741 or W746 goes on the end of the hose (558031-hose) using a hose clamp (558031-clamp) and then it will clip onto the W743 gray fitting that you screwed into the fat sac with All-Purpose PVC cement.

To unclip it, you simply pull the red ring back on the black fitting.

Click the “Add To Cart” button NOW To Add the above items necessary for one 11/8” hose added to your Factory Automatic Ballast System. Simply change the quantity in the cart for how many hoses you will be adding to your Factory Automatic Ballast System.

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For every 3/4″ hose that you attach to the fat sac, you do the same thing but use a W736 3/4″ gray fitting and a W740 3/4″ Flow Rite Straight Black Fitting with the red ring or a W742 3/4″ Flow Rite Elbow black fitting with the red ring.

Click the “Add To Cart” button NOW To Add the above items necessary for one 3/4″ hose added to your Factory Automatic Ballast System. Simply change the quantity in the cart for how many hoses you will be adding to your Factory Automatic Ballast System.

Regular Price $26.24 Today $19.24
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Quick Tips For Using The Tsunami Pump
(part # W709)

The Tsunami Pump is the fastest pump that you put over the side of the boat and plug into the cigarette lighter accessory plug to manually fill and empty the fat sacs. It is made to go on and off the Pro X Series Fat Sacs very fast and easy to save time. The clear hose on the Tsunami Pump (W709) allows you to clearly see when the water is flowing well. It also allows you to see if there are any bubbles, weeds, sand, or dirt in it that are slowing the flow or are being pumped into your fat sac.

Tsunami Quick Tips

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Step 1:
First put the Tsunami pump over the side of the boat under the water.

Step 2:
Then counter twist the end of the hose before sticking it in the quick connect
with cap and chain on the top of the Pro X Series Fat Sac so it twists back
and holds itself in the groove.

Step 3:
Plug the Tsunami Pump into the cigarette lighter accessory plug.

NOTE: To empty do the same thing except the end of the hose goes over the
side of the boat first and the pump goes on the quick connect with cap and
chain on top of the Pro X Series Fat Sac. Then… after you plug the Tsunami Pump into the cigarette lighter accessory plug, push the pump down into the
sac to prime the pump.


How to Hook Up an Automatic Ballast System.
The Best Possible Way is by Keeping it Basic!

Required parts for EACH Pro X Series Fat Sac you will need the following:

1 each of W610-P – Jabsco Metal Ballast Puppy Pump (high volume,
self-priming, reversible) with Fill/Empty Switch
25 ft of 558031-Black Hose – 1” Black Reinforced Bilge Hose
2 each of W743 – 1” Quick Connect – Sac Valve Thread (use All-Purpose PVC Cement to screw this fitting into the Fat Sac)
2 each of W741 – Flow-Rite 1” Straight Quick Connect Socket
2 each of W746 – Flow-Rite 1” Elbow Quick Connect Socket
6 each of 558031-Clamp – 316 Stainless Steel Worm Drive Hose Clamp 5/16” – 1 1/2” Clamp Diameter Range
2 each of 1” Thru Hulls – One for the bottom of the boat for Filling/Emptying; One for Venting/Overflow
Adequate length of electrical wire to wire up the fill/empty switch and the Jabsco Metal Ballast Puppy Pump

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Directions:

For each Pro X Series Fat Sac, you will need the following;

1. 1 x (W610-P) Jabsco Metal Ballast Puppy Pump with fill-empty switch.

Jabsco Metal Ballast Puppy Pump

2. about 25 feet (558031 – black hose) 1″ black reinforced bilge hose

3. 2 x (W743)  1″ Quick Connect – Sac Valve Thread – screw these into Pro X Series Fat Sac with all Purpose PVC Cement.

(W743) 1

 

The Other Reason to use Nothing But All purpose PVC Cement: If you ever did have to remove the fitting for some reason, then you can call us and we can tell you HOW to get it out.

4. 2 x (W741) Flow-Rite 1″ Straight Quick Connect Socket

Flow-Rite 1

5. 2 x (W746) Flow-Rite 1″ Elbow Quick Connect Socket

Flow-Rite 1

6. 6 x (558031-clamp) 316 stainless steel worm drive hose clamp 5/16″-1 1/2″ clamp diameter range

7.  2 x 1″ Thru Hulls One for the bottom of the boat to fill and empty through plus one for the vent/overflow

8. Adequate length of electrical wire to wire up the Jabsco Metal Ballast Puppy Pump

NOTE: It is CRITICAL to use 1” hose, 1” fittings, 1” Thru Hulls, etc…
EVERYTHING needs to be 1” with the Jabsco Metal Ballast Puppy
Pump when doing an automatic ballast system. This will allow your
system to fill and empty faster than any other method without anything
getting stressed.


Directions:

Step 1:
Run 1” Black Reinforced Hose from the 1” Thru Hull Fitting in the
bottom of the boat to one side of the Jabsco Pump.
Step 2:
Run 1” Black Reinforced Hose from the other side of the Jabsco Pump
to the bottom valve on the Pro X Series Fat Sac.
Step 3:
Run 1” Black Reinforced Hose from the highest valve on the top of the
Pro X Series Fat Sac to the 1” Thru Hull Fitting out the side of the boat.

NOTE: The vent overflow thru hull fitting needs to be higher then
where the 1” Vent Hose is attached to the valve on the top of the Pro X
Series Fat Sac (When Full). This is to prevent water from being blown
out of the vent/overflow thru hull or a siphon from being started.


Click “Add to Cart” Below to get the
Automatic Ballast System Purchase for 1 Fat Sac
(Includes everything listed above) 

(If you have more than one Fat Sac that you want to create an automatic ballast system for, simply change the quantity in the shopping cart and we will change ALL the quantities for you so that you get everything you need)

Regular Price $485.95 Today $427.43
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