Rusted out pump from getting wet

floater333

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Mar 6, 2017
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My pump stopped working like a month ago, I try ed every trick I could find on the internet. So I bought a new one, and when I unscrewed the old motor from the platform that it sits on with the sand filter I found this! The moral of the story is keep it dry, this one rusted out completely it , and could have caused an electricution 20170312_105629.jpg
 

domct203

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Jun 3, 2015
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Wow! I'm guessing the shaft seal failed some time ago, and it had been leaking for a while. Glad to hear nobody got hurt.

Man, your equipment pad must have always been wet?
 

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