The Whale Gusher Urchin bilge pump is part of the iconic Whale hand pump range originally designed in the 1940's and today it has be refined to be a dependable, reliable and easy to operate water transfer pump.
This compact boat bilge pump is particularly ideal for confined spaces in the bilge of your boat due to its design and configuration. With a relatively small footprint this pump can be mounted to the deck or bulkhead with ease. The multiple plumbing connections (25mm or 38mm) and a fully rotatable, versatile pumping handle, also ensures it can suit various installation locations onboard.
There are two versions of the Whale Gusher Urchin Fixed Handle bilge pumps which are as follows:
Whale Gusher Urchin Fixed Handle bilge pump with a Neoprene diaphragm that is suitable for transferring water with with small amounts of oil in and has good UV inhibitors so will last longer in direct sunlight.
Whale Gusher Urchin Fixed Handle bilge pump with a Nitrile diaphragm that is suitable for transferring water, oil or diesel however does not have as good UV inhibitors so is unlikely to last as long if in direct sunlight.
Each manual bilge pump has the ability to pump 55 Litres per minute (14.5 US Gallons per minute) with its smooth operation utilising the fixed plastic handle with moulded grip.
As with all current models of Whale marine bilge pumps to there is good, continual supply of spare parts and accessories for the Whale Gusher Urchin bilge pumps that are available.