Re: AMFA bilge pump rebuild kit
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hi Craig, all,
I’m pleased to report that I was able to implement Craig’s suggestions to repair the plastic/aluminium clutch gear of the Marina ZZ bilge pump gearbox.
Interestingly, it initially looked like a piece was missing, creating a gap, but the lack of debris and the matching break surfaces convinced me otherwise. I guess the plastic ring is tensioned over the aluminium.
So i elected to mate one side of the break and fill the gap with epoxy and a pin. I cut a new groove in the epoxy for the worm gear and luckily it aligns well, allowing the gears to run pretty smoothly.
Hopefully it’ll last 12+ years, but still have a replacement planned, available from Amel and also Emek.
Ua Pou, Marquesas, French Polynesia
On Sat, 7 Dec 2019 at 12:16, Sv Garulfo via Groups.Io <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: