Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] illustration of the Basic Maintenance of the Lofrans Tigres Windlass


James Alton
 

Alexandre,

I have been servicing various windlasses for 40 years and have used grease on the cones and shafts of all of them lest they tend to seize up rather quickly. Regular maintenance is important as the grease gets squeezed out and washed off so a hydrophobic grease seems to work the best. I have normally used the white lithiums only because they tend to stain the deck and sails less. The best white lithium that I have come across for this application (and winches/turnbuckles as well) is the Vari-prop grease. I think that you have been getting some excellent advice already, so just adding my own 2 cents.

James
SV Sueno, Maramu #220

On Jul 30, 2016, at 6:06 PM, Alexandre Uster von Baar uster@rocketmail.com [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

Good afternoon Hanspeter,

I put grease on the main shaft, and even on the gipsy parts.
Since I am a fairly new owner, this is why I ask other owner to comment:

My owner manual (which is the 2nd to last link) called called: Lofrans Tigres (and other) installation, operation & maintenance program (.pdf 1.0 mb)
says on page 4:
2. Grease the outer rotation parts . Particularly the main shaft thread and the clutch cones.
You can see the complete maintenance schedule Lofrans recommend on this link.

Sincerely, Alexandre

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On Sat, 7/30/16, 'hanspeter.baettig@bluemail.ch <mailto:hanspeter.baettig@bluemail.ch>' hanspeter.baettig@bluemail.ch <mailto:hanspeter.baettig@bluemail.ch> [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com <mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com>> wrote:

Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] illustration of the Basic Maintenance of the Lofrans Tigres Windlass
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com <mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016, 3:05 PM












Hi Alexandrewhere do you put grease
in the Tigres Lovean Windlass?My Windlass is 25 Years
old and i maintain it every 5 years ( cabels new oil not
grease! )I
use my windlass every time often wirh 70 m of 10mm chain, so
far never had a problem. It's a very good product and
saveHanspeterTamango 2, SM 16

Von meinem iPhone
gesendet
Am 30.07.2016 um 21:09
schrieb Alexandre Uster von Baar uster@rocketmail.com <mailto:uster@rocketmail.com>
[amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com <mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com>>:

























Hello Bill,



If I made mistakes, not enough grease, too much, etc. please
don't hesitate to correct me, this will help others
too!!!



Alexandre



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On Sat, 7/30/16, 'Bill & Judy Rouse' yahoogroups@svbebe.com <mailto:yahoogroups@svbebe.com>
[amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com <mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com>>
wrote:



Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] illustration of the Basic
Maintenance of the Lofrans Tigres Windlass

To: "amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com <mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com>"
<amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com <mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com>>

Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016, 12:36 PM

























Thanks, Alex.

BillBeBe

387

On Sat, Jul 30, 2016 at

4:45 PM, Alexandre Uster von Baar uster@rocketmail.com <mailto:uster@rocketmail.com>

[amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com <mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com>>

wrote:























































For the new owners like myself who are intimidated by

maintenance task they have never done performed, I

illustrated the “Basic maintenance” of the Lofrans

Tigres Windlass.







I really would like the more experience owners to look
at

the document and make sure I did not make any mistake
(too

much grease, etc.) and correct me.







Since I purchase my vessel (end of 2012) I had never

serviced the windlass… Why?



because I don’t use it much and gave priority to other

systems that i use all the time.



Consequently some parts were very difficult to extract.








Now that I am familiar with it, I will definitely service
it

on a regular basis (starting every 3 months).



I believe this will be much easier and quicker.







This also helped me to understand better how my windlass

works.







Here is the link:



http://nikimat.com/lofrans_tigres_windlass.html







For low bandwidth user, the document is split in 5
sections.









If bandwidth is not an issue, there is also the full
version

(58 pictures).







Sincerely, Alexandre



SM2K #289 NIKIMAT



Club Nautico de San Juan, Puerto Rico



































































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