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Last Post 23 Apr 2020 12:04 PM by  Jim Gold
Priming a Keene P185H pump
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Jim Gold
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23 Apr 2020 10:30 AM
    We have a Keene P185H pump with a Honda GX200 motor for our 3" dredge. The motor runs like a champ.

    Our question is what is the best and easiest way to prime this pump. We fill the intake hose to full capacity with a small electric pump but still it doesn't pump any water. We put the foot valve up stream to try and keep the intake hose full. The foot valve has a one way flapper in it to supposedly keep the water from draining when the pump is shut down and it seems to be working however we still can't get the damn thing to pump.

    We're have a tough time getting this pump to pump water. Our frustration level is off the charts!

    Thanks for any help --------------------------------------
    23 Apr 2020 11:40 AM
    Have you tried calling Keene? 818-993-0411- I called to ask about the small dredges and spoke to Mark. He is on a couple of the videos they have out right now, and very helpful! Try giving them a ring.
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    23 Apr 2020 11:51 AM
    Are his videos on YouTube?
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    23 Apr 2020 12:04 PM
    Thanks Stan. we watched his video on You tube and got the answer we needed.

    Again, thanks for the info.

    Jim & Chris
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