Re: Marina ZZ bilge pump maintenance kit

eric freedman
 

Hi,

There are a number of insertion rubbers available made of different rubbers.

What type did you use? What thickness did you use for the diaphragm and the flapper valves?

Fair Winds

Eric

Kimberlite Amel Super Maramu #376

 

 

From: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io [mailto:main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io] On Behalf Of Danny and Yvonne SIMMS
Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:45 PM
To: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io
Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Marina ZZ bilge pump maintenance kit

 

Hi, in the absence of a kit to hand  I made copies of the flap valves out of thick insertion rubber. This a fibre reinforced rubber sheet. I found the replacements tended to take a curve and not seal well. I got about 5 years out of the ones I made. I have just installed a new diaphragm I made out of a suitable thickness insertion rubber sheet. I punched the centre hole, put it on the shaft, closed the pump on to it, held it there while I drilled the holes. Then bolted it up and trimmed around to outer size. Working well. I made a second while I was at it to put in spares. I have been carrying the insertion rubber sheet as spare for some years. If I get premature failure (which I doubt) Ill buy the replacement 

I could have bought one first up  but I enjoy the process.

Cruising again at last. At Volivoli, Viti Vevu Fiji. Had two magnificent dives with Wananuva dive this morning. Wow.

Danny

SM299

Ocean pearl

Regards

Danny

On 12 September 2019 at 07:55 Roque <ediroque@...> wrote:

Alan

 

I recently bought from Amel. The rubber valve is a reinforced new version ( see pic)

 

1 [03028] KIT POMPE MARINA ZZ 219424/ Electric bilge pump repair kit  E$124,60 plus VAT
2 [03219] CLAPET ASPIRATION POMPE HENDERSON 72621/ Rubber valve for electric bilge pump E$17,42 each  34,84 plus VAT

 

Rgds

 

Roque

Attika A54 117

Paraty

 

Em qua, 11 de set de 2019 às 16:46, CW Bill Rouse < brouse@...> escreveu:

Amel - sav@... recently had them for the Marina ZZ

TF Marine makes an identical pump. It is either number TM-50 or TM-70...not sure. I cannot tell you where to find TF Marine spares, except at Amel...Amel replaced the reya pump with TF Marine.

 

Best,

 

CW Bill Rouse

720 Winnie St

Galveston Island, TX 77550

+1(832) 380-4970

 

 

On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 2:33 PM Alan Grayson < bazgrayson@...> wrote:

Hi All, Does anyone know where to get the rebuild kits for the Reya Marina ZZ bilge pump. I got on the Reya website but if my translation is right they do not sell to individuals and a google search under their part numbers has not turned up any suppliers.
Regards
Alan Grayson
SM 406 Ora Pai
St Michaels, MD

 

 

 

 

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