Re: A54 fridge circulation pump and a New Source for Marco Pumps

 

Two Things: More about the UP2-P and a New Source for Marco Pumps:

I believe that the UP2-P pump with PTFE gears (impellers), rated at 10 l/min at 24 volts, part number 16420213, is a good replacement for the Flojet 4105. I believe that the UP2-P 24 volt pump will output about 5 liter/min when connected to 12 volts and draw about 1.5 amps. To expand on Scott's statement about replacing brushes, Marco part number R6400080 (R-KIT motor cap ø52 mm) costs 24.93€ from www.Marco.it, or $28.56 from www.marco-pumps.com (more about this source below). This motor cap has the brushes installed. I believe that the best process is to simply replace this cap (photo below).The more adventurous could probably find and solder brushes to the existing cap.
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There is another source for Marco Pumps, shipping Marco pumps, worldwide from Vienna: www.marco-pumps.com  You will find almost all Marco pumps at this site (soon to be 100% of them), and a huge selection of Marco Pump Parts (Spares and Accessories). This source regularly ships to all of Europe AND is especially good for shipping to the USA, because they have a flat rate of $15 to ship to the US via USPS. They are now one of about 25 of the Preferred Vendors to Amel Yacht Owners SchoolThe Preferred Vendor Discounts range from 5% to 20% on Amel OEM parts, equivatents, and services. 

I will share the Preferred Vendor Discount code for Yacht School clients with www.marco-pumps.com I have never done this before in this group. The Preferred Vender codes have always only been available to my clients, but I will make the exception this time. If you choose to order from www.marco-pumps.com, use code AMELSCHOOL to receive an additional 5%. Frankly, it appears that www.marco-pumps.com may be the best place to buy Marco Pump Parts (Spares and Accessories). They appear to stock a wider variety than www.Marco.it or the Marco US distributor www.mate-usa.com

DISCLAIMERS: 
I receive absolutely nothing when my clients order from Preferred Vendors
We do not have much history or experience with www.marco-pumps.com. At this point, I know of only one Amel owner who has ordered from them.


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CW Bill Rouse Amel Yacht Owners School
Address: 720 Winnie, Galveston Island, Texas 77550 
   


On Mon, Oct 7, 2019 at 8:54 PM Sv Garulfo <svgarulfo@...> wrote:

Ok thanks Bill and Scott, that’s what I guessed 

On Mon, 7 Oct 2019 at 11:45, Scott SV Tengah <Scott.nguyen@...> wrote:
Exactly right. The keel (aka freshwater tank) is below the pump but I think the waterline is above it.

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Scott 
2007 A54 #69
SV Tengah
http://www.svtengah.com

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