Re: [Amel] RE: Engine room hatch bulge - Super Maramu


Bill & Judy Rouse <yahoogroups@...>
 

Eric,

Some of us are experiencing a slight bulge in the lid of the engine room hatch where the gas strut connects to the hatch. The strut has a backing plate that I believe is too small.

Locate the spot where each strut connects to the bottom of the engine room hatch. Is there a bulge on the top of your hatch at that poit?

Bill
BeBe, SM2k, #387


On Sat, Nov 9, 2013 at 5:49 AM, <kimberlite@...> wrote:
 

Hi,
I dont seem to understand the problem. could someone explain it to me ?
Fair winds
 
eric sm 376 Kimberlite


----- Original Message -----
From: Bill & Judy Rouse
Date: Friday, November 8, 2013 11:44 pm
Subject: Re: [Amel] RE: Engine room hatch bulge - Super Maramu
To: "amelyachtowners@..."

> I have asked Emek Marine (Amel rep for sales and service in
> Turkey to
> design and make a reinforcement piece out of stainless that can
> be added to
> what we have.
>
> When it is complete I will let you know...I believe it is
> something that
> Emek can mail (post) to anyone needing it.
>
> Best,
>
> Bill
> BeBe, Sm2k, #387
>
>
> On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 8:33 PM, wrote:
>
> >
> >
> > I have the same thing on the port side only. The previous
> owner said
> > that it had been referred to Amel, who said something to the
> effect of "it
> > happens" and they did not have a cause, or a solution, short
> of replacing
> > the engine room cover entirely.
> >
> >
> >
> > Derick Gates
> >
> > Brava, SM 400
> >
> >
> > ---In amelyachtowners@..., wrote:
> >
> > Yes, we have the same. The bulge is not visible, but you can
> feel it. We
> > have not changed the struts.
> > Don't know for how long we have hade it but a cuple of years
> and it has
> > been worse.
> >
> > /Ann-Sofie
> > S/Y Lady Annila, SM 232
> >
> > Skickat från min iPad
> >
> > 7 nov 2013 kl. 04:25 skrev jamiectelfer@...:
> >
> >
> >
> > Bill,
> >
> > Bamboozle has been developing the same problem bulge problem
> in our engine
> > room hatch/cockpit floor over the last 12 months and
> interestingly we are
> > SM hull number 388 so just one after Bebe.
> >
> > We still have the original struts. It was initially barely
> perceptible> but it is now clearly visible (st side more so than pt).
> >
> > I would also be interested to hear if anyone has dealt with
> this or has
> > any bright ideas.
> >
> > Jamie Telfer
> >
> > Bamboozle SM 2k #388
> >
> > Hauraki Gulf, NZ
> >
> >
> > ---In amelyachtowners@..., wrote:
> >
> > Trevor,
> >
> > Thanks for the reply.
> >
> > I have one original strut and one replacement strut that I got from
> > Amel...same...same.
> >
> > Bill
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Nov 3, 2013 at 2:04 PM, wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > Hi Bill,
> >
> > Could it be the you changed the gas struts and the
> new ones are
> > stronger than the originals?
> >
> > I replaced mine last years and was surprised to find out just
> how powerful
> > they are.
> >
> > Best regards,
> >
> > Trevor
> >
> > Seafever SM 425
> >
> > Ireland
> >
> >
> > ---In amelyachtowners@..., wrote:
> >
> > I should have stated that the bulge is on the top of the
> engine room
> > hatch cover. The faux teak is bulging up slightly.
> >
> > Bill
> > BeBe
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Nov 3, 2013 at 12:11 PM, wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > Over the past year I have noticed a slight bulging in a small
> area of the
> > fiberglass on both sides of the engine room hatch. The
> location of the
> > bulge is at the point where the gas struts attach to the
> engine hatch cover.
> >
> > As anyone else experienced this and if so, what did you do
> about it.
> >
> > Bill
> > BeBe, SM2k, #387
> > Currently Fethiye, Turkey for the winter
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>


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