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Old 10-12-2016, 11:25 AM   #11
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Old 10-12-2016, 12:59 PM   #12
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Just an FYI. Those are diaphragm pumps, so they pulse the diaphragm in and out in order to move water. The sound you hear is the mechanism that pulses the diaphragm.

They use this design because it will pump air (i.e. self priming) better than an impeller pump and it doesn't hurt them to run dry.
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