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Little Giant APCP-1700 - 29 GPM 1/3 HP Automatic Pool Cover Pump

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Outlet Size
1"
Style
Pool Cover Pumps
GPM
29
Gallons
Motor
Electric
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Automatic Pool Cover Pump
Removes standing water from pool covers

Removable Intake Screen
Designed for easy cleaning and maintenance

Built-In Handle
For portability and ease of placement and removal

Integrated Float Switch
Provides reliable automatic operation
Pump activates in as little as 2" of water

Convenient Household Design
1" FNPT Discharge
3/4" Garden hose connection
25' Power cord

21.5' Max Shutoff Head

3-Year Warranty


Model
Model Number:577301
UPC:010121109407
Manufacturer:Little Giant
Motor
Running Amps:2.2-Amps
Voltage:120-Volt
HP/CC:.33 HP
Pump
Gallons Per Minute:29 GPM
Outlet Diameter:1"
Housing Material:Thermoplastic
Impeller Material:Plastic
Total Head Lift:21.5 Feet
Overview
Weight:13 Lbs. (5.90 kilograms)
Dimensions:12"L x 12"W x 8.25"H
(30.48 x 30.48 x 20.96 cm)
Consumer Warranty:3 Years
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Overall Rating
Features
4/5
Quality
4/5
Performance
4/5
Value
4/5
Overall
4.2 out of 54.2 out of 54.2 out of 54.2 out of 54.2 out of 5
Pros
Nice Handle To Grab (1)
Easy To Use (11)
Price (7)
Reliable (7)
High Quality (6)
Cons
Did Not Receive Total Pr... (1)
Electical Cord Beside Wa... (1)
Last Inch Of Water With ... (1)
Unreliable (3)
Heavy (2)
74% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Jim, the Water Pump Expert
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Total Reviews
45 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
594 Helpful Votes
Power Equipment Direct Recommended

This pool cover pump is the best, in my opinion, for several reasons.

First of all, the pump comes with a 3/4" garden hose connection and a 25' power cord. The pump is also automatic and has an integrated float switch that activates in 2" of water. Instead of turning on and off on a timed cycle like the "better" recommendation, this model has a float switch.

The built in handle makes it very easy to move around and helps with easy placement on the pool cover.

If... more
Jim Recommends This Model
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Jon Hoch
Bolingbrook, IL
Total Reviews
8 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
41 Helpful Votes
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
MAY.
21
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Pool Cover Pump
Awesome at removing rain water that collects on top of our pool cover.

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Dave D.
Youngstown, OH
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
JUL.
28
2014
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Unreliable
We put our pool in last year, my pump would only work intermittently. It makes a low humming sound, but pumps no water. I had it replaced under warrenty, but the 2nd one is doing the same thing. It is totally unreliable to remove water from my cover. I have left unplugged, taken out of water, disconnected from hose and put in water to see if it would pump just out the side- but it isnt. Could a 2nd one have gone bad?? It seems like somethings else might be going on.
Pros: Easy To Use, Fast, Light Weight
Cons: Unreliable, Durability
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Joy H.
Omaha, NE
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/9/14
REVIEWED
DEC.
14
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Pump!
We had a different style with a detachable disc bottom and over time one of the latches failed and the disc wanted to separate. This is all one sturdy piece and it is so fast, I don't even go back in the house. Love it!
Joy Recommends This Little Giant Product
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Luann
REVIEWED
DEC.
08
2014
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
No Good
I am on my second Little Giant in 2 years and after one whole season..stopped working. The last one did the same thing. I think I will go back to the $99.00 one I bought at Lowe's and it lasted many years! I can't figure out why they say this is the best!!!!
Jim, the Water Pump Expert
Product Expert
Luann,
I'm sorry to hear about the repeating issue that you are experiencing with your Little Giant Pool Cover Pump. While these pumps do include a 3 year warranty, they are not designed to be left outside year-round in freezing water conditions. As the instructions point out, the Little Giant APCP-1700 Pool Cover Pump in not designed to be left out year-round and in freezing temperatures or you do risk pump failure that will not be covered under warranty, so you would be replacing at your own risk. The only pool cover pump that we do offer that stipulated that it has some freeze protection, is the Wayne model WAPC250. Wayne states that this pump includes built-in debris and ice overload protection for added safety. And even then, they also state “When temperatures drop below freezing remove pump from service and store indoors to protect pump from damage due to ice.”

If you believe that the failure is due to other factors, please call Little Giant tech support at 888-956-0000 for further assistance.
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Peggy H.
Marbury, AL
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/1/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
04
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Satisfied
So far so good. No problems this season! More durable than the other ones I've had.
Pros: Durable, Quiet, Easy To Use, Price
Peggy Recommends This Little Giant Product
Peggy Would Recommend Power Equipment Direct To A Friend
Web Site
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"Prompt service. Fast delivery. Also asked for feedback on product."
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George C.
Duluth, GA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/30/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
21
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Pump
The little Giant pump does the job fast and is very durable. I also like the fact that it has a little weight to it as the weight allows the pump to sink down on the pool cover which results in a higher concentration of water around the pump, which it pumps out effectively and fast. I am very pleased with this pump.
Pros: Durable, High Quality, Easy To Use, Fast
George Recommends This Little Giant Product
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Thomas R.
Merrick, NY
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 10/13/14
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
REVIEWED
NOV.
07
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Best Pump For Basement Flood.
Returned it because it was too large for the type of job. I have other similar pumps 80 GPM little giant could not do a better job.
Thomas Recommends This Little Giant Product
Thomas's Experience With Power Equipment Direct
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Shipping
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Joseph L.
Wichita, KS
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 9/25/14
REVIEWED
NOV.
07
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Pump
I like the sturdiness and built-in on/off switch, but it's so bulky that the last inch of water I still have to use a smaller pump
Pros: Easy To Use, Reliable, High Quality
Cons: Last Inch Of Water With S Large Pool Cover Be 100's Of Lns
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Norma P.
Goldsboro, NC
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 9/21/14
REVIEWED
OCT.
14
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Little Giant Pool Cover Pump
I just "installed" this pump on top of my pool cover. I put it between the cover and the Leaf Cover Net. As soon as the water covered the "sensor", the pump worked! So far, so good!! I will update if necessary tomorrow after the predicted rain storm.
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, High Quality, Exceeded Expectations
Norma Recommends This Little Giant Product
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Karen J.
Hopewell, VA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 9/8/14
REVIEWED
SEP.
30
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Good Product, Fantastic Service
This is my second little giant pool cover pump, and it works perfectly. I was very happy to find that Water Pumps Direct had it at this price, which, combined with the free shipping, was $109.00 less than what local pool companies are charging for it.

It was delivered in 2 days, which is faster than most paid shipping service, which is fantastic for this product, especially since it is often an emergency when these pumps fail (heavy rain). Local companies know this and are able to charge... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Reliable, I'd Buy It Again
Cons: Electical Cord Beside Water Hose Connection
Karen Recommends This Little Giant Product
Jim, the Water Pump Expert
Product Expert
Karen,
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4/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Email solicitation practice of PED prevents me from recommending Water Pumps Direct to anyone else. I didn't opt in to being solicited by every power equipment product on the planet and am unhappy with the amount of SPAM I am receiveing. There were other websites I could have bought this from but chose this one because of the free shipping. I am happy otherwise but will go somewhere else in the future because of this issue unless it is resolved immediately.."
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Shana
REVIEWED
NOV.
17
2014
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
It's Crap When You Need It To Work
I had this for about two weeks. I used it two times for light rain. Today it's just raining all day and it's cold out. I'm soaked because I was out trouble shooting this thing all morning. It will run but will not pump water. I have so much standing water on my pool cover now and I'm at a loss. I paid $200 for this junk and when you need it - it let's you down. What quits after a few weeks?!

I checked the hose - water runs through it from the house. I checked the float - no debris,... more
Jim, the Water Pump Expert
Product Expert
Shana,
I'm sorry to hear about the issues you are experiencing with your Little Giant Pool Cover Pump. Please call Little Giant tech support at 888-956-0000 to assist you in troubleshooting the pump. If they deem the pump as defective, please let me know and I'll be happy to initiate the warranty procedure for you.
Jim Owiecki
Water Pump Product Expert
800-710-7499 X125
630-685-0025 - Direct
james@pedstores.com
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