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leather cover on companionway grip

Eric Freedman
 

I have had a constant problem with the leather grip covering the handle
running along the companionway steps.

It now slides down after a while and is wrinkled. I have to constantly slide
it up back into place. There is also a lump in the leather, I guess from
some of the white tape that bunched up under the leather. Any solution
besides replacing it?

Fair Winds

Eric

Amel Super Maramu #376 Kimberlite


there are 2 diferent types of foam seals used on the bow thruster

Eric Freedman
 

there are 2 diferent types of foam seals used on the bow thruster.

Dear Eric,



To help you with the foam seals, I have attached a drawing of the
bowthruster showing where they are located. Indeed the neoprene seals are
located outside the hull and the natural seal sits inside the boat. Please
tell me how many of each I should put in the shipment.

Thank you.



Best regards,



Maud/Chantiers AMEL Customer service

sav@amel.fr


Re: [Amel] SM2000 Bow Thruster Removal

Eric Freedman
 

Hi,

I put 2 foam seals on both sides of the bow thruster,

Sems to keep the water out better when the thruster is down.

Fair Winds

Eric

Amel Super Maramu #376 Kimberlite





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From: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
[mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Richard03801
Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2012 8:12 AM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [Amel] SM2000 Bow Thruster Removal





Hi get the bow thruster out is many times difficult due to rust on the
spline inside the motorshaft. Be sure all of the "set screws" are out, spray
the tube with a light penetrating oil, put a hose clamp around so when it
comes loose you can control it, disconnect the cables, with the unit
lowered, push it up by hand and pull it down for all you are worth it will
come out.

Installation the lip seal goes on top flat side down one foam ring one top a
soft one. Two foam rings out side hard one nearest the hull soft one top. Ea
e and grease the spline before installing and oil the outside of the tube
push the unit up and put a hose clamp around the tube so it does not fall
out, turn the shaft/prop to align the spline. We move the hose clamp down
the tube to hold things in place while installing the retaining screws and
cables.

That as good as I can do from here good luck.

Regards SM 209 FOR SALE IN Annapolis.

Richard Piller

Cell 603 767 5330

On Jul 16, 2012, at 16:38, "sv_crusader" <sv_freespirit@yahoo.co.uk
<mailto:sv_freespirit%40yahoo.co.uk> > wrote:

I am having difficulty removing my bow thruster to service it. It seems
well and truly stuck when I try to pull it out of the boat. I have sprayed
the tube/motor housing connection with Corrosion Block and other products in
the hope that it will free up in a few days, but I suspect the shaft splines
may be corroded despite greasing them the last time it was assembled.

Has anyone discovered a way of freeing up the unit without doing any
damage? The boat is on the hard (at your last haul out spot Bill & Judy).

Ian Shepherd SM2000 414 Crusader Built 2003 Med







Re: [Amel] SM2000 Bow Thruster Removal

Richard03801 <richard03801@...>
 

Hi get the bow thruster out is many times difficult due to rust on the spline inside the motorshaft. Be sure all of the "set screws" are out, spray the tube with a light penetrating oil, put a hose clamp around so when it comes loose you can control it, disconnect the cables, with the unit lowered, push it up by hand and pull it down for all you are worth it will come out.

Installation the lip seal goes on top flat side down one foam ring one top a soft one. Two foam rings out side hard one nearest the hull soft one top. Ea e and grease the spline before installing and oil the outside of the tube push the unit up and put a hose clamp around the tube so it does not fall out, turn the shaft/prop to align the spline. We move the hose clamp down the tube to hold things in place while installing the retaining screws and cables.

That as good as I can do from here good luck.

Regards SM 209 FOR SALE IN Annapolis.

Richard Piller

Cell 603 767 5330

On Jul 16, 2012, at 16:38, "sv_crusader" <sv_freespirit@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

I am having difficulty removing my bow thruster to service it. It seems well and truly stuck when I try to pull it out of the boat. I have sprayed the tube/motor housing connection with Corrosion Block and other products in the hope that it will free up in a few days, but I suspect the shaft splines may be corroded despite greasing them the last time it was assembled.

Has anyone discovered a way of freeing up the unit without doing any damage? The boat is on the hard (at your last haul out spot Bill & Judy).

Ian Shepherd SM2000 414 Crusader Built 2003 Med







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Re: [Amel] SM2000 Bow Thruster Removal

Judy and Bill aboard SV BeBe <yahoogroups@...>
 

Ian,

In my original posting I should have said that I used the drop method once on BeBe and once on another boat. One and a half years later while dropping the bow thruster in the water to replace a prop, I have no problems with sticking.

Good luck and I am glad to hear that things are going well at Karpaz. Be sure to say hello to Deniz and "Efe."

Bill

--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, Ian Shepherd <sv_freespirit@...> wrote:

Hi Bill,

thanks for the suggestion. I will try the 'drop method'. Corrosion
Block market an anti corrosive grease that I will use when
re-assembling. Should be back in the water in 10 days. Weather too hot
to antifoul more than 3 hours a day.

The staff there are being wonderful. Arrived 11pm Sunday. There was a
man waiting on the dock signalling with a torch, security gate pass and
shore power organised, and a warm welcome. Not like Jounieh Beirut!

Hope you are having a great time.

Regards

Ian SM 2000 414 Crusader

On 17/07/2012 04:54, Judy and Bill aboard SV BeBe wrote:

Ian,

Personal Experience:
Go to this link:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/amelyachtowners/photos/album/1587075684/pic/549533960/view?picmode=large&mode=tn&order=ordinal&start=1&dir=asc
<http://groups.yahoo.com/group/amelyachtowners/photos/album/1587075684/pic/549533960/view?picmode=large&mode=tn&order=ordinal&start=1&dir=asc>

More info at this link:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/amelyachtowners/photos/album/1587075684/pic/list

My guess is that sea water is passing through the foam seals causing
corrosion. When you get them lose, clean and use mass quantities of
waterproof grease at the union.

Bill
BeBe, SM2k, #387
Currently Selimye, Turkey

--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>, Bob Parry <ra.parry2@>
wrote:

We had the same problem on our 1990 Super Maramu. It was finally
fixed by
an Englishman and his Turkish assistant in Yalikavak. They removed the
motor to give room at the top and used a hydraulic car jack. The
jack was
inside the boat and the Turkish assistant supported the bottom
outside the
boat. It took a bit of effort but it worked. Whoever serviced it
before we
bought the boat had put a seal in upside down and the steel rim had
corroded and was holding the fibreglass? tube in a vice-like grip.

Good luck with it.
Ann and Bob Parry
Nowornot SM#33 in Brisbane

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 6:38 AM, sv_crusader <sv_freespirit@>wrote:

**


I am having difficulty removing my bow thruster to service it. It
seems
well and truly stuck when I try to pull it out of the boat. I have
sprayed
the tube/motor housing connection with Corrosion Block and other
products
in the hope that it will free up in a few days, but I suspect the
shaft
splines may be corroded despite greasing them the last time it was
assembled.

Has anyone discovered a way of freeing up the unit without doing any
damage? The boat is on the hard (at your last haul out spot Bill &
Judy).

Ian Shepherd SM2000 414 Crusader Built 2003 Med



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Re: [Amel] SM2000 Bow Thruster Removal

bobparry1947
 

Hi Ian,

I don't know what you have envisaged about the process that was used in
Yalikivak but we DID NOT remove the foredeck. They removed the bow thruster
motor to give room to move at the top of the bow thruster (motor was
dismantled) and the whole thing was supported under the boat push against
the action of the jack. The bow thruster was in the up position and they
jacked the top section upwards, hence the need to remove the motor. We had
the boat for 5 years before we managed to get it fixed. We had tried
everything including the drop method with the only result being
consternation among other people in the boat yard.

We have a rubber seal as well as the foam ones. It is similar to the seals
used in irrigation systems and it has the "open" side down to stop inflow
of water. Ours had become so bad that we had to put a bulge pump in the
bilge outside the forward head. We have since travelled from Turkey to
Brisbane in Australia and had no water come in until the last leg from New
Caledonia. It appears that the seal has suffered some damage. Dare say we
will find out during our next haul out.

Regards,

Ann and Bob Parry
Nowornot SM#33

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 4:29 PM, Ian Shepherd <sv_freespirit@yahoo.co.uk>wrote:

**


Hi Bo & Ann,

thanks for the info. I will try Bill's drop suggestion first before
trying to lift the foredeck! I presume by seal you mean the foam seals
that go around the shaft? There is a correct way to fit them as I
believe that one side is harder than the other. Can you please remind me
of the correct way round? I would assume that the hard side is glued to
the top and bottom of the hole and the soft side faces down and up? Or
is it the other way round?

Regards

Ian SM 414 Crusader Built 2003


On 17/07/2012 00:32, Bob Parry wrote:
We had the same problem on our 1990 Super Maramu. It was finally fixed by
an Englishman and his Turkish assistant in Yalikavak. They removed the
motor to give room at the top and used a hydraulic car jack. The jack was
inside the boat and the Turkish assistant supported the bottom outside
the
boat. It took a bit of effort but it worked. Whoever serviced it before
we
bought the boat had put a seal in upside down and the steel rim had
corroded and was holding the fibreglass? tube in a vice-like grip.

Good luck with it.
Ann and Bob Parry
Nowornot SM#33 in Brisbane

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 6:38 AM, sv_crusader<sv_freespirit@yahoo.co.uk
wrote:

**


I am having difficulty removing my bow thruster to service it. It seems
well and truly stuck when I try to pull it out of the boat. I have
sprayed
the tube/motor housing connection with Corrosion Block and other
products
in the hope that it will free up in a few days, but I suspect the shaft
splines may be corroded despite greasing them the last time it was
assembled.

Has anyone discovered a way of freeing up the unit without doing any
damage? The boat is on the hard (at your last haul out spot Bill& Judy).

Ian Shepherd SM2000 414 Crusader Built 2003 Med


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Re: [Amel] SM2000 Bow Thruster Removal

Ian Shepherd
 

Hi Bo & Ann,

thanks for the info. I will try Bill's drop suggestion first before trying to lift the foredeck! I presume by seal you mean the foam seals that go around the shaft? There is a correct way to fit them as I believe that one side is harder than the other. Can you please remind me of the correct way round? I would assume that the hard side is glued to the top and bottom of the hole and the soft side faces down and up? Or is it the other way round?

Regards

Ian SM 414 Crusader Built 2003

On 17/07/2012 00:32, Bob Parry wrote:
We had the same problem on our 1990 Super Maramu. It was finally fixed by
an Englishman and his Turkish assistant in Yalikavak. They removed the
motor to give room at the top and used a hydraulic car jack. The jack was
inside the boat and the Turkish assistant supported the bottom outside the
boat. It took a bit of effort but it worked. Whoever serviced it before we
bought the boat had put a seal in upside down and the steel rim had
corroded and was holding the fibreglass? tube in a vice-like grip.

Good luck with it.
Ann and Bob Parry
Nowornot SM#33 in Brisbane

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 6:38 AM, sv_crusader<sv_freespirit@yahoo.co.uk>wrote:

**


I am having difficulty removing my bow thruster to service it. It seems
well and truly stuck when I try to pull it out of the boat. I have sprayed
the tube/motor housing connection with Corrosion Block and other products
in the hope that it will free up in a few days, but I suspect the shaft
splines may be corroded despite greasing them the last time it was
assembled.

Has anyone discovered a way of freeing up the unit without doing any
damage? The boat is on the hard (at your last haul out spot Bill& Judy).

Ian Shepherd SM2000 414 Crusader Built 2003 Med





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Re: [Amel] SM2000 Bow Thruster Removal

Ian Shepherd
 

Hi Bill,

thanks for the suggestion. I will try the 'drop method'. Corrosion
Block market an anti corrosive grease that I will use when
re-assembling. Should be back in the water in 10 days. Weather too hot
to antifoul more than 3 hours a day.

The staff there are being wonderful. Arrived 11pm Sunday. There was a
man waiting on the dock signalling with a torch, security gate pass and
shore power organised, and a warm welcome. Not like Jounieh Beirut!

Hope you are having a great time.

Regards

Ian SM 2000 414 Crusader

On 17/07/2012 04:54, Judy and Bill aboard SV BeBe wrote:

Ian,

Personal Experience:
Go to this link:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/amelyachtowners/photos/album/1587075684/pic/549533960/view?picmode=large&mode=tn&order=ordinal&start=1&dir=asc
<http://groups.yahoo.com/group/amelyachtowners/photos/album/1587075684/pic/549533960/view?picmode=large&mode=tn&order=ordinal&start=1&dir=asc>

More info at this link:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/amelyachtowners/photos/album/1587075684/pic/list

My guess is that sea water is passing through the foam seals causing
corrosion. When you get them lose, clean and use mass quantities of
waterproof grease at the union.

Bill
BeBe, SM2k, #387
Currently Selimye, Turkey

--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>, Bob Parry <ra.parry2@...>
wrote:

We had the same problem on our 1990 Super Maramu. It was finally
fixed by
an Englishman and his Turkish assistant in Yalikavak. They removed the
motor to give room at the top and used a hydraulic car jack. The
jack was
inside the boat and the Turkish assistant supported the bottom
outside the
boat. It took a bit of effort but it worked. Whoever serviced it
before we
bought the boat had put a seal in upside down and the steel rim had
corroded and was holding the fibreglass? tube in a vice-like grip.

Good luck with it.
Ann and Bob Parry
Nowornot SM#33 in Brisbane

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 6:38 AM, sv_crusader <sv_freespirit@...>wrote:

**


I am having difficulty removing my bow thruster to service it. It
seems
well and truly stuck when I try to pull it out of the boat. I have
sprayed
the tube/motor housing connection with Corrosion Block and other
products
in the hope that it will free up in a few days, but I suspect the
shaft
splines may be corroded despite greasing them the last time it was
assembled.

Has anyone discovered a way of freeing up the unit without doing any
damage? The boat is on the hard (at your last haul out spot Bill &
Judy).

Ian Shepherd SM2000 414 Crusader Built 2003 Med





Re: [Amel] SM2000 Bow Thruster Removal

Judy and Bill aboard SV BeBe <yahoogroups@...>
 

Ian,

Personal Experience:
Go to this link: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/amelyachtowners/photos/album/1587075684/pic/549533960/view?picmode=large&mode=tn&order=ordinal&start=1&dir=asc

More info at this link:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/amelyachtowners/photos/album/1587075684/pic/list

My guess is that sea water is passing through the foam seals causing corrosion. When you get them lose, clean and use mass quantities of waterproof grease at the union.

Bill
BeBe, SM2k, #387
Currently Selimye, Turkey

--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, Bob Parry <ra.parry2@...> wrote:

We had the same problem on our 1990 Super Maramu. It was finally fixed by
an Englishman and his Turkish assistant in Yalikavak. They removed the
motor to give room at the top and used a hydraulic car jack. The jack was
inside the boat and the Turkish assistant supported the bottom outside the
boat. It took a bit of effort but it worked. Whoever serviced it before we
bought the boat had put a seal in upside down and the steel rim had
corroded and was holding the fibreglass? tube in a vice-like grip.

Good luck with it.
Ann and Bob Parry
Nowornot SM#33 in Brisbane

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 6:38 AM, sv_crusader <sv_freespirit@...>wrote:

**


I am having difficulty removing my bow thruster to service it. It seems
well and truly stuck when I try to pull it out of the boat. I have sprayed
the tube/motor housing connection with Corrosion Block and other products
in the hope that it will free up in a few days, but I suspect the shaft
splines may be corroded despite greasing them the last time it was
assembled.

Has anyone discovered a way of freeing up the unit without doing any
damage? The boat is on the hard (at your last haul out spot Bill & Judy).

Ian Shepherd SM2000 414 Crusader Built 2003 Med



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Re: Onan oil filter

Judy and Bill aboard SV BeBe <yahoogroups@...>
 

Jorge,

I also bought a fuel pump for the Onan from
Gregory Chatzistefanou - Cummins Onan <savvasonan"at"tee.gr>
Eneq Limited Tel: (30) 210 9886621
49 Geroulanou Street
17455 Alimos

We were anchored at Sounion and I took the bus to their shop.

Bill
BeBe, SM2k, #387
Currently Selimye, Turkey

--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, "Alain Feuillet" <alainfeuillet@...> wrote:

Jorge,
This winter I spent some days in Alimnos/Kalamaki.
I had the contact with the ONAN rep for Greece. Here are his references:
Eneq Limited
49 Geroulanou Street
17455 Alimos
Tel: (30) 210 9886621
Fax: (30) 210 9885829
savvasonan-at-tee.gr <mailto:savvasonan@...>

They surely can send it to you by the next ferry from Athens to Skopelos
Brgds
Alain


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Re: [Amel] SM2000 Bow Thruster Removal

bobparry1947
 

We had the same problem on our 1990 Super Maramu. It was finally fixed by
an Englishman and his Turkish assistant in Yalikavak. They removed the
motor to give room at the top and used a hydraulic car jack. The jack was
inside the boat and the Turkish assistant supported the bottom outside the
boat. It took a bit of effort but it worked. Whoever serviced it before we
bought the boat had put a seal in upside down and the steel rim had
corroded and was holding the fibreglass? tube in a vice-like grip.

Good luck with it.
Ann and Bob Parry
Nowornot SM#33 in Brisbane

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 6:38 AM, sv_crusader <sv_freespirit@yahoo.co.uk>wrote:

**


I am having difficulty removing my bow thruster to service it. It seems
well and truly stuck when I try to pull it out of the boat. I have sprayed
the tube/motor housing connection with Corrosion Block and other products
in the hope that it will free up in a few days, but I suspect the shaft
splines may be corroded despite greasing them the last time it was
assembled.

Has anyone discovered a way of freeing up the unit without doing any
damage? The boat is on the hard (at your last haul out spot Bill & Judy).

Ian Shepherd SM2000 414 Crusader Built 2003 Med



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Re: Onan oil filter

Alain Feuillet <alainfeuillet@...>
 

Jorge,
This winter I spent some days in Alimnos/Kalamaki.
I had the contact with the ONAN rep for Greece. Here are his references:
Eneq Limited
49 Geroulanou Street
17455 Alimos
Tel: (30) 210 9886621
Fax: (30) 210 9885829
savvasonan-at-tee.gr <mailto:savvasonan@tee.gr>

They surely can send it to you by the next ferry from Athens to Skopelos
Brgds
Alain


SM2000 Bow Thruster Removal

Ian Shepherd
 

I am having difficulty removing my bow thruster to service it. It seems well and truly stuck when I try to pull it out of the boat. I have sprayed the tube/motor housing connection with Corrosion Block and other products in the hope that it will free up in a few days, but I suspect the shaft splines may be corroded despite greasing them the last time it was assembled.

Has anyone discovered a way of freeing up the unit without doing any damage? The boat is on the hard (at your last haul out spot Bill & Judy).

Ian Shepherd SM2000 414 Crusader Built 2003 Med


Re: [Amel] Amel 54 fire extinguishers

Richard03801 <richard03801@...>
 

I would agree and also suggest you look into using the new halon systems. Note: if you fire a powder system stop the motor/gen cleanup ALL the powder before restarting that stuff will kill you motor.

Regards

Richard Piller

Cell 603 767 5330

On Jul 15, 2012, at 21:32, Sailormon <kimberlite@optonline.net> wrote:

I changed all my fire extinguishers over to CO2. The dry powder ones leave
one heck of a mess if you need to use it.
Fair Winds
Eric
Amel Super Maramu #376 Kimberlite

-----Original Message-----
From: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
[mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Roque
Sent: Sunday, July 15, 2012 9:17 AM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [Amel] Amel 54 fire extinguishers

Tony
*According to the Owners Manual, the standard configuration is:*

Two fire extinguishers: One CO2 2 kg - 34B - (2kg would be around 4
pounds). The other is an powder ABC 2kg -m 8A,89B. See below the
transcription in French

*L’AMEL 54’ est doté de deux extincteurs.*
*Un extincteur mobile au CO2 (capacité 2 kg – 34B) est relié au
compartiment moteur étanche. Il*
*est accessible depuis la descente.*
*
*
*Le second extincteur à poudre ABC (capacité 2 kg – 8A, 89B) permet
d’éteindre les autres feux à*
*bord.*

*You could also have an optional automatic fire extinguisher installed. It
would be also CO2, 5kg - 70B. See below:*
*Un extincteur automatique au CO2, d’une capacité de 5 kg – 70B, est
installé dans le coffre bâbord*
*du cockpit. Il se déclencherait si le feu venait à se déclarer dans le
compartiment moteur.*
*L’ampoule thermique (qui déclenche le déchargement du gaz CO2) est fixée
au plafond du*
*compartiment moteur, entre le moteur et le groupe électrogène*

Rgds

Roque
Atica, Amel 54

2012/7/13 tonywrobinson51 <tonywrobinson51@yahoo.com>

**


I am filling in a proposal form to insure an Amel 54 (hull no.102). Can
anyone tell me the number, type, make and location of the fire
extinguishers on board ?

Many thanks,

Tony R.



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[Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement

jjjk12s <jjjk12s@...>
 

I too have been trying to find a winch switch and the ones I have found from electrical suppliers which look nearly suitable are too deep. A part number would be much apprieciated.

John, Popeye Maramu #91

--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, "Anne and John Hollamby" <annejohnholl@...> wrote:

Hello Graham,
The switches on top of the winch are an Amel addition and not one of their best ideas as they do not last and are prone to leaking sea water into the motor.Foot switches are much cheaper, last a long time and only involve a small hole through the deck for the wire.
John, Bali Hai, SM319

From: Graham Johnston
Sent: Monday, July 16, 2012 8:26 AM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement


Many thanks. I will use Amel if I cannot source from elsewhere.
By the way we named our First 405 Stargazer, a good nme for a boat I think.

Regards
Graham
Sharki 181 Zephyr


________________________________
From: "mailto:geneccarter%40yahoo.com" <mailto:geneccarter%40yahoo.com>
To: mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
Sent: Sunday, 15 July 2012, 16:37
Subject: Re: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement

Good day I had to replace thru Amel

Sharki #132 stargazer
Sent on the Sprint® Now Network from my BlackBerry®

-----Original Message-----
From: "GrahamJohnston42" <mailto:grahamjohnston42%40yahoo.com>
Sender: mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2012 08:17:47
To: <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
Reply-To: mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement

Hi all,
Has anyone got the part number of the windlass switches as Vetus UK deny that they are their product and I need a couple?

Regards
Graham
Sharki 181 Zephyr

--- In mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com, Sailormon <kimberlite@> wrote:

Hi,

The switches and covers are made by Vetus DenOunden

Fair Winds

Eric

Amel Super Maramu #376 Kimberlite





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[mailto:mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Judy and Bill aboard
SV BeBe
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 12:51 AM
To: mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement





Mark,

Three things:
It is possible that a shop that rebuilds starter motors can rebuild your
motor.

BeBe, #387 has a 1200 Lofrans Tigres.

The most common place for water to get into the motor area of your windlass
is through cracked UP/Down push button switch covers. You may want to
inspect them closely for cracks. The push button switch & covers are
available from Amel and I found them in a shop in NZ.

Hope this helps you and good luck.

Bill
BeBe, SM2k, #387
Currently Fethiye, Turkey

--- In mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> , "Mark" <markghayden@> wrote:

The motor on our windlass appears to be shot. It is getting 24V but not
turning over and appears badly corroded, as though water has been sneaking
in.

The distributor in Australia has a replacement from Lofrans in stock. It
is labelled as 1500W whereas my Lofrans manual says our original motor was
1000W. The Amel electrical diagrams show the windlass being on a 100A
breaker (shared with the furler), which my limited understanding says should
easily be enough for the additional wattage.

Has anyone else replaced their windlass motor or had any experience with
this replacement?

Thanks in advance!

Mark

SM2k #331
www.svnorthfork.blogspot.com
www.seaiq.com




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Re: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement

Anne and John Hollamby <annejohnholl@...>
 

Hello Graham,
The switches on top of the winch are an Amel addition and not one of their best ideas as they do not last and are prone to leaking sea water into the motor.Foot switches are much cheaper, last a long time and only involve a small hole through the deck for the wire.
John, Bali Hai, SM319

From: Graham Johnston
Sent: Monday, July 16, 2012 8:26 AM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement


Many thanks. I will use Amel if I cannot source from elsewhere.
By the way we named our First 405 Stargazer, a good nme for a boat I think.

Regards
Graham
Sharki 181 Zephyr


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From: "mailto:geneccarter%40yahoo.com" <mailto:geneccarter%40yahoo.com>
To: mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
Sent: Sunday, 15 July 2012, 16:37
Subject: Re: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement

Good day I had to replace thru Amel

Sharki #132 stargazer
Sent on the Sprint® Now Network from my BlackBerry®

-----Original Message-----
From: "GrahamJohnston42" <mailto:grahamjohnston42%40yahoo.com>
Sender: mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2012 08:17:47
To: <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
Reply-To: mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement

Hi all,
Has anyone got the part number of the windlass switches as Vetus UK deny that they are their product and I need a couple?

Regards
Graham
Sharki 181 Zephyr

--- In mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com, Sailormon <kimberlite@...> wrote:

Hi,

The switches and covers are made by Vetus DenOunden

Fair Winds

Eric

Amel Super Maramu #376 Kimberlite





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From: mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
[mailto:mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Judy and Bill aboard
SV BeBe
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 12:51 AM
To: mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement





Mark,

Three things:
It is possible that a shop that rebuilds starter motors can rebuild your
motor.

BeBe, #387 has a 1200 Lofrans Tigres.

The most common place for water to get into the motor area of your windlass
is through cracked UP/Down push button switch covers. You may want to
inspect them closely for cracks. The push button switch & covers are
available from Amel and I found them in a shop in NZ.

Hope this helps you and good luck.

Bill
BeBe, SM2k, #387
Currently Fethiye, Turkey

--- In mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> , "Mark" <markghayden@> wrote:

The motor on our windlass appears to be shot. It is getting 24V but not
turning over and appears badly corroded, as though water has been sneaking
in.

The distributor in Australia has a replacement from Lofrans in stock. It
is labelled as 1500W whereas my Lofrans manual says our original motor was
1000W. The Amel electrical diagrams show the windlass being on a 100A
breaker (shared with the furler), which my limited understanding says should
easily be enough for the additional wattage.

Has anyone else replaced their windlass motor or had any experience with
this replacement?

Thanks in advance!

Mark

SM2k #331
www.svnorthfork.blogspot.com
www.seaiq.com







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Onan oil filter

Jorge Zlatar <jorge.zlatar@...>
 

Hi
Does any knows what is the alterative oil filter for the onan 6.5
Where I am now I can't find the original, 122-0827, will the yanmar 129150-35153 will do the job?
Thanks everybody in advance
Jorge
Sv Excalibur in Skopelos

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Re: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement

GrahamJohnston42 <grahamjohnston42@yahoo.com>
 

Many thanks. I will use Amel if I cannot source from elsewhere.
By the way we named our First 405 Stargazer, a good nme for a boat I think.
 
Regards
Graham
Sharki 181 Zephyr


________________________________
From: "geneccarter@yahoo.com" <geneccarter@yahoo.com>
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Sunday, 15 July 2012, 16:37
Subject: Re: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement

Good day I had to replace thru Amel

Sharki #132 stargazer
Sent on the Sprint® Now Network from my BlackBerry®

-----Original Message-----
From: "GrahamJohnston42" <grahamjohnston42@yahoo.com>
Sender: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2012 08:17:47
To: <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com>
Reply-To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement



Hi all,
Has anyone got the part number of the windlass switches as Vetus UK deny that they are their product and I need a couple?

Regards
Graham
Sharki 181 Zephyr

--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, Sailormon <kimberlite@...> wrote:

Hi,

The switches and covers are made by Vetus DenOunden

Fair Winds

Eric

Amel Super Maramu #376 Kimberlite

 

 

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From: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
[mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Judy and Bill aboard
SV BeBe
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 12:51 AM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement

 

 

Mark,

Three things:
It is possible that a shop that rebuilds starter motors can rebuild your
motor.

BeBe, #387 has a 1200 Lofrans Tigres.

The most common place for water to get into the motor area of your windlass
is through cracked UP/Down push button switch covers. You may want to
inspect them closely for cracks. The push button switch & covers are
available from Amel and I found them in a shop in NZ.

Hope this helps you and good luck.

Bill
BeBe, SM2k, #387
Currently Fethiye, Turkey

--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> , "Mark" <markghayden@> wrote:

The motor on our windlass appears to be shot. It is getting 24V but not
turning over and appears badly corroded, as though water has been sneaking
in.

The distributor in Australia has a replacement from Lofrans in stock. It
is labelled as 1500W whereas my Lofrans manual says our original motor was
1000W. The Amel electrical diagrams show the windlass being on a 100A
breaker (shared with the furler), which my limited understanding says should
easily be enough for the additional wattage.

Has anyone else replaced their windlass motor or had any experience with
this replacement?

Thanks in advance!

Mark

SM2k #331
www.svnorthfork.blogspot.com
www.seaiq.com




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Re: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement

Eric Freedman
 

I looked in the current Vetus catalog and in the 2001 catalog and I did not
see it. I will try to find it on the boat .

Fair Winds

Eric





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From: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
[mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Graham Johnston
Sent: Monday, July 16, 2012 2:23 AM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement





Hi Eric,
Many thanks I await your reply.

Regards
Graham
Sharki 181 Zephyr



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From: Sailormon <kimberlite@optonline.net
<mailto:kimberlite%40optonline.net> >
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, 16 July 2012, 2:12
Subject: RE: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement




Graham,

I know I bought 2 from Vetus USA a few years ago. I believe the fellow that
works on Amels for Joel Potter might also have the switches. I will look on
board and see if I can find the part number for you

Fair Winds

Eric

Amel Super Maramu #376 Kimberlite

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From: mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
[mailto:mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
GrahamJohnston42
Sent: Sunday, July 15, 2012 4:18 AM
To: mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement

Hi all,
Has anyone got the part number of the windlass switches as Vetus UK deny
that they are their product and I need a couple?

Regards
Graham
Sharki 181 Zephyr

--- In mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> , Sailormon <kimberlite@...>
wrote:

Hi,

The switches and covers are made by Vetus DenOunden

Fair Winds

Eric

Amel Super Maramu #376 Kimberlite





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From: mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
[mailto:mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> ] On Behalf Of Judy and Bill
aboard
SV BeBe
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 12:51 AM
To: mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
Subject: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement





Mark,

Three things:
It is possible that a shop that rebuilds starter motors can rebuild your
motor.

BeBe, #387 has a 1200 Lofrans Tigres.

The most common place for water to get into the motor area of your
windlass
is through cracked UP/Down push button switch covers. You may want to
inspect them closely for cracks. The push button switch & covers are
available from Amel and I found them in a shop in NZ.

Hope this helps you and good luck.

Bill
BeBe, SM2k, #387
Currently Fethiye, Turkey

--- In mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> , "Mark" <markghayden@> wrote:

The motor on our windlass appears to be shot. It is getting 24V but not
turning over and appears badly corroded, as though water has been sneaking
in.

The distributor in Australia has a replacement from Lofrans in stock. It
is labelled as 1500W whereas my Lofrans manual says our original motor was
1000W. The Amel electrical diagrams show the windlass being on a 100A
breaker (shared with the furler), which my limited understanding says
should
easily be enough for the additional wattage.

Has anyone else replaced their windlass motor or had any experience with
this replacement?

Thanks in advance!

Mark

SM2k #331
www.svnorthfork.blogspot.com
www.seaiq.com






Re: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement

GrahamJohnston42 <grahamjohnston42@yahoo.com>
 

Hi Eric,
Many thanks I await your reply.
 
Regards
Graham
Sharki 181 Zephyr
 


________________________________
From: Sailormon <kimberlite@optonline.net>
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Monday, 16 July 2012, 2:12
Subject: RE: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement



 

Graham,

I know I bought 2 from Vetus USA a few years ago. I believe the fellow that
works on Amels for Joel Potter might also have the switches. I will look on
board and see if I can find the part number for you

Fair Winds

Eric

Amel Super Maramu #376 Kimberlite

_____

From: mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
[mailto:mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of GrahamJohnston42
Sent: Sunday, July 15, 2012 4:18 AM
To: mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement

Hi all,
Has anyone got the part number of the windlass switches as Vetus UK deny
that they are their product and I need a couple?

Regards
Graham
Sharki 181 Zephyr

--- In mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> , Sailormon <kimberlite@...>
wrote:

Hi,

The switches and covers are made by Vetus DenOunden

Fair Winds

Eric

Amel Super Maramu #376 Kimberlite





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From: mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
[mailto:mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> ] On Behalf Of Judy and Bill
aboard
SV BeBe
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 12:51 AM
To: mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
Subject: [Amel] Re: Lofrans Tigres motor replacement





Mark,

Three things:
It is possible that a shop that rebuilds starter motors can rebuild your
motor.

BeBe, #387 has a 1200 Lofrans Tigres.

The most common place for water to get into the motor area of your
windlass
is through cracked UP/Down push button switch covers. You may want to
inspect them closely for cracks. The push button switch & covers are
available from Amel and I found them in a shop in NZ.

Hope this helps you and good luck.

Bill
BeBe, SM2k, #387
Currently Fethiye, Turkey

--- In mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com
<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> , "Mark" <markghayden@> wrote:

The motor on our windlass appears to be shot. It is getting 24V but not
turning over and appears badly corroded, as though water has been sneaking
in.

The distributor in Australia has a replacement from Lofrans in stock. It
is labelled as 1500W whereas my Lofrans manual says our original motor was
1000W. The Amel electrical diagrams show the windlass being on a 100A
breaker (shared with the furler), which my limited understanding says
should
easily be enough for the additional wattage.

Has anyone else replaced their windlass motor or had any experience with
this replacement?

Thanks in advance!

Mark

SM2k #331
www.svnorthfork.blogspot.com
www.seaiq.com




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