Welcome! Here are the website rules, as well as some tips for using this forum.
Need to contact us? Visit https://heatinghelp.com/contact-us/.
Click here to Find a Contractor in your area.

Oil transfer pump

Options
bob eck
bob eck Member Posts: 930
Looking for a oil transfer pump for pumping out oil tanks.
What brand / model

Comments

  • Bob Bona_4
    Bob Bona_4 Member Posts: 2,083
    Options
    I've had Hamco's rubber impeller pump for yrs. 3/4 hp. Like a pony pump on steroids. Unbelievably fast, not cheap tho. Stock an extra impeller, they do swell and stick if the pump sits a long time.
  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 6,505
    Options
    How much transferring, how often used?
    I've been using the cheapo plug in water pump, male hose fittings on either end. I made up a steel dip tube and use dip tube>washer machine hose> pump> hose to holding tank-about 15gpm.

    This last one I've had about 10 years. The one before went about the same. When it starts to leak/fail, just toss it and buy another.

    Now if you're pumping all day/every day, then I'd bump up to what Bob mentioned.

    There was an error rendering this rich post.

  • jumper
    jumper Member Posts: 2,282
    Options
    Used to use vacuum tank.
  • BornForDying
    BornForDying Member Posts: 40
    Options
    This is what we use. 13GPM. Relatively quiet. Works fine for the 4 or 5 tanks we do a year.


    http://www.fillrite.com/index.cfm/products/productdetail/?p=276&ps=115
  • billtwocase
    billtwocase Member Posts: 2,385
    Options
    Our transfer pumps