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Re: installation of dive compressor

scentstone
 

You're awesome !

Thanks a lot to all of you Alan, Bill and of course Alex.
As I've installed the lift raft outside, I'll think at place the tanks in this port locker. I was thinking at placing here some sails but it's a great idea as well for the tanks.
I'll let you know (unfortunately, I'm far to be as professional as Alex  ;-)

Thanks again and kind regards
F.

Scentstone
SM2K #375


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] installation of dive compressor + dive tanks position

Alexandre Uster von Baar
 

Thanks Bill!!



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On Sun, 6/5/16, 'Bill & Judy Rouse' yahoogroups@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

Subject: Re: AW: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] installation of dive compressor + dive tanks position
To: "amelyachtowners@..." <amelyachtowners@...>
Date: Sunday, June 5, 2016, 12:25 PM


 









Alex,
That is an Amel
installation.
BillBeBe
387Grenada
On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 3:41
PM, Alexandre Uster von Baar uster@...
[amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...>
wrote:















 









Good morning Fred,



First thanks for the thank you and the compliment! Makes my
day!!!



Yes my SM2K came with a box (not sure it is original or not)
that allow to carry smaller 2 diving tanks (the one you see
came with the vessel)

And the maximum height is: 67 cm



But you wrote 57 cm - so I got curious, removed the tank,
Baja filter, jack lines, etc.

and realize the bottom was cut out.

Is this an original modification that came with the optional
Scuba Compressor?

It looks very professional, so I guess yes, but would be
curious to hear about other owner, Olivier or Joel could
answer the question.



So here is how it looks:

http://nikimat.com/scuba_tank_bottle_storage.html



I also took a pictures inside the engine room and you
clearly see the “bulb”



About the storage of scuba tanks, since they preferably
should to keep store vertically, I decided to store them (I
have 3 and a large pony) in the life raft storage.

(I am sure this decision will raise questions or eyebrows).




You can see the 4 tanks (2 silver on the right, 1 red and
the yellow pony), fins.

in the yellow bag is the “winter” cover for the cockpit.


In white is my life raft near it fins, mark, diving suit, 2
set of regulators, etc.

On top of all, I have 1 more regulator set and 1 BCD (I used
to have all 3 bcd, but was too tight and one cracked, so
decided to store the other 2 elsewhere).



You can also see additional storage pictures on

http://nikimat.com/scuba_compressor_bauer_junior.html

and

http://nikimat.com/cockpit_locker_storage.html

You will notice how the cover of the storage has evolved.




Sincerely, Alexandre

SM2K #289 NIKIMAT

Club Nautico de San Juan, Puerto Rico



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On Sun, 6/5/16, scentstone@...
[amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...>
wrote:



Subject: Re: AW: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] installation of
dive compressor + dive tanks position

To: amelyachtowners@...

Date: Sunday, June 5, 2016, 5:18 AM





 



















Hi Alexandre,

Thanks a lot for your very

extensive and precise report about the Bauer install
(and

all of the reports about Nikimat ;-).   I'm
currently

making it following your useful pictures and

drawings.

Please, would you mind to

help me to clarify an additional point regarding the
dive

tanks :- the picture let see on the stern part of
the lazarette  a custom box for the

tanks and I intended to make something similar.

Unfortunately when I take measurements, the maximum
height

here is 57 cm. A 12l short design tank measure 65 cm
with

"hose". - is it possible for you or

an other member to tell me which tank you're used to

install here and perhaps give more details about the
fixing

systems they use.

King regards

FredScentStone SM2K #


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] installation of dive compressor + dive tanks position

Bill & Judy Rouse <yahoogroups@...>
 

Alex,

That is an Amel installation.

Bill
BeBe 387
Grenada

On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 3:41 PM, Alexandre Uster von Baar uster@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

Good morning Fred,

First thanks for the thank you and the compliment! Makes my day!!!

Yes my SM2K came with a box (not sure it is original or not) that allow to carry smaller 2 diving tanks (the one you see came with the vessel)
And the maximum height is: 67 cm

But you wrote 57 cm - so I got curious, removed the tank, Baja filter, jack lines, etc.
and realize the bottom was cut out.
Is this an original modification that came with the optional Scuba Compressor?
It looks very professional, so I guess yes, but would be curious to hear about other owner, Olivier or Joel could answer the question.

So here is how it looks:
http://nikimat.com/scuba_tank_bottle_storage.html

I also took a pictures inside the engine room and you clearly see the “bulb”

About the storage of scuba tanks, since they preferably should to keep store vertically, I decided to store them (I have 3 and a large pony) in the life raft storage.
(I am sure this decision will raise questions or eyebrows).

You can see the 4 tanks (2 silver on the right, 1 red and the yellow pony), fins.
in the yellow bag is the “winter” cover for the cockpit.
In white is my life raft near it fins, mark, diving suit, 2 set of regulators, etc.
On top of all, I have 1 more regulator set and 1 BCD (I used to have all 3 bcd, but was too tight and one cracked, so decided to store the other 2 elsewhere).

You can also see additional storage pictures on
http://nikimat.com/scuba_compressor_bauer_junior.html
and
http://nikimat.com/cockpit_locker_storage.html
You will notice how the cover of the storage has evolved.

Sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
Club Nautico de San Juan, Puerto Rico

--------------------------------------------
On Sun, 6/5/16, scentstone@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

Subject: Re: AW: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] installation of dive compressor + dive tanks position
To: amelyachtowners@...
Date: Sunday, June 5, 2016, 5:18 AM


 









Hi Alexandre,
Thanks a lot for your very
extensive and precise report about the Bauer install (and
all of the reports about Nikimat ;-).   I'm currently
making it following your useful pictures and
drawings.
Please, would you mind to
help me to clarify an additional point regarding the dive
tanks :- the picture let see on the stern part of the lazarette  a custom box for the
tanks and I intended to make something similar.
Unfortunately when I take measurements, the maximum height
here is 57 cm. A 12l short design tank measure 65 cm with
"hose". - is it possible for you or
an other member to tell me which tank you're used to
install here and perhaps give more details about the fixing
systems they use.
King regards
FredScentStone SM2K #  









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[Amel Yacht Owners] Broken shackle on Main Sail car replacement & repair UPDATE

Alexandre Uster von Baar
 

Following the replacement of the Main boom on Feb 27, 2016 car you can see on:
http://www.nikimat.com/boom_extension_car.html

I now have receive the spare shackles from Amel and took pictures of the rebuilt.
http://www.nikimat.com/boom_extension_car_rebuild.html

Sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
Club Nautico de San Juan, Puerto Rico



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On Sat, 2/27/16, Alexandre Uster von Baar <uster@...> wrote:

Subject: Re: Broken shackle on Main Sail car REPLACEMENT & REPAIR
To: amelyachtowners@...
Date: Saturday, February 27, 2016, 9:22 AM

Good morning,

I put some pictures regarding the replacement of the broken
car on the boom.   
This will help those who haven’t done it yet. 
http://www.nikimat.com/boom_extension_car.html

Also, even thought I don’t have the replacement schakle, I
posted some pictures of how to put it apart and rebuild
it. 
Comments are very welcome.  I found the bolt being size
6-32 which surprised me as it is an Italian product…
To those whe have rebuild these, were the bolt 3 mm? 
Also, I guess the car has to be clean, do you need to put
anything such as mac lube? 
http://www.nikimat.com/boom_extension_car_rebuild.html

Hope that helps!

Sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
Marina Puerto Bahia, Samana, Dominican Republic



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On Tue, 2/23/16, Alexandre Uster von Baar <uster@...>
wrote:

Subject: Broken shackle on Main Sail car
To: amelyachtowners@...
Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 3:46 PM


Good afternoon,

During my trip from Turks & Caicos to Samana
(Dominican
Republic) had some not so fun weather. 
Once arrive, I cleaning/inspecting the boat and noted the
“Car for the Main sail” was broken (shackle)… 
(in french: “Chariot de bome Grand Mat”)
Thanks to Bill (S/V Bebe) I have a spare (I will admit, I
had a certain feeling of satisfaction to have anticipated
the failure and have the spare). 

For reference:
http://nikimat.com/boom_extension_car.html

First question:
The spare comes with a rail, but how do I remove the old
one
without loosing the ball (or doesn’t it matter?) 
Can the broken car be rebuilt?  (I don’t mind buying
another spare 205 Euro + shipping but if the old one can
be
repaired then why not, what specs for the shackle?)

Second question:
For those who had that failure, were your causes? 
In my case, I suspect (since it was dark) that I furl too
much the sail and/or outhaul until it broke, but it could
be
a combination of age with the unpleasant weather which
roll
the boat to mid rail and pulling too much. 

As always, thanks in advance! 

Sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
Marina Puerto Bahia, Samana, Dominican Republic


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] installation of dive compressor + dive tanks position

Alexandre Uster von Baar
 

Good morning Fred,

First thanks for the thank you and the compliment! Makes my day!!!

Yes my SM2K came with a box (not sure it is original or not) that allow to carry smaller 2 diving tanks (the one you see came with the vessel)
And the maximum height is: 67 cm

But you wrote 57 cm - so I got curious, removed the tank, Baja filter, jack lines, etc.
and realize the bottom was cut out.
Is this an original modification that came with the optional Scuba Compressor?
It looks very professional, so I guess yes, but would be curious to hear about other owner, Olivier or Joel could answer the question.

So here is how it looks:
http://nikimat.com/scuba_tank_bottle_storage.html

I also took a pictures inside the engine room and you clearly see the “bulb”

About the storage of scuba tanks, since they preferably should to keep store vertically, I decided to store them (I have 3 and a large pony) in the life raft storage.
(I am sure this decision will raise questions or eyebrows).

You can see the 4 tanks (2 silver on the right, 1 red and the yellow pony), fins.
in the yellow bag is the “winter” cover for the cockpit.
In white is my life raft near it fins, mark, diving suit, 2 set of regulators, etc.
On top of all, I have 1 more regulator set and 1 BCD (I used to have all 3 bcd, but was too tight and one cracked, so decided to store the other 2 elsewhere).

You can also see additional storage pictures on
http://nikimat.com/scuba_compressor_bauer_junior.html
and
http://nikimat.com/cockpit_locker_storage.html
You will notice how the cover of the storage has evolved.

Sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
Club Nautico de San Juan, Puerto Rico




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On Sun, 6/5/16, scentstone@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

Subject: Re: AW: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] installation of dive compressor + dive tanks position
To: amelyachtowners@...
Date: Sunday, June 5, 2016, 5:18 AM


 









Hi Alexandre,
Thanks a lot for your very
extensive and precise report about the Bauer install (and
all of the reports about Nikimat ;-).   I'm currently
making it following your useful pictures and
drawings.
Please, would you mind to
help me to clarify an additional point regarding the dive
tanks :- the picture let see on the stern part of the lazarette  a custom box for the
tanks and I intended to make something similar.
Unfortunately when I take measurements, the maximum height
here is 57 cm. A 12l short design tank measure 65 cm with
"hose". - is it possible for you or
an other member to tell me which tank you're used to
install here and perhaps give more details about the fixing
systems they use.
King regards
FredScentStone SM2K #  









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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] installation of dive compressor + dive tanks position

Alan Leslie
 

Bula Fred,

We have our bottles in the stbd fwd locker.....I'll post a pic tomorrow.
Our Bauer compressor is in the port cockpit locker...also pic tomorrow....

Cheers
Alan
Elyse SM437
Vuda Marina, FIJI
 


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] installation of dive compressor + dive tanks position

scentstone
 

Hi Alexandre,

Thanks a lot for your very extensive and precise report about the Bauer install (and all of the reports about Nikimat ;-).   I'm currently making it following your useful pictures and drawings.

Please, would you mind to help me to clarify an additional point regarding the dive tanks :
- the picture let see on the stern part of the lazarette  a custom box for the tanks and I intended to make something similar. Unfortunately when I take measurements, the maximum height here is 57 cm. A 12l short design tank measure 65 cm with "hose". 
- is it possible for you or an other member to tell me which tank you're used to install here and perhaps give more details about the fixing systems they use.

King regards

Fred
ScentStone SM2K # 
 


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Volvo TMD22 engine mounts

Mike Ondra
 

Sorry, pressed send too quickly. This was from

Mike Ondra

Aletes SM#240 Rock Hall, MD

 

From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...]
Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2016 5:16 PM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Volvo TMD22 engine mounts

 

 

QUESTIONS

We notice that the engine is quite stationary trough wide RPM range when transmission not engaged. When moving under power, the engine/c-drive assembly vibration/oscillation seems to be in the neighborhood of 1/8". The motion is visible, but no vibration transmits to the vessel. Is this typical, or an indication of poor alignment of the engine/c-drive? Or other cause. Or is the well balance power train perfectly stationary when motoring? 

 

THE REST OF THE STORY

As a follow up to this posting we did purchase new engine mounts from Jamestown Distributors in Bristol, RI. $168 ea. identical to the original VETUS-MITSTEUN. The installation went well following the aggregated advice of many on the BB. Pat (Shenanigans) provided a 4x4 to span between the cockpit coamings and a come-along made the engine lift easy. We found we had to unbolt the engine from the frame (4 bolts) to slide it aft far enough (1/2") to disconnect the bolts between the coupling and the transmission output shaft flange. Then raised the engine about 3".

After disconnecting the 4 bolts supporting the C-drive to its frame, the entire frame assembly could be easily lifted off the 4 bad engine mounts for removal. We had no bolts seized or difficult to remove. No wires were disconnected and the only hose requiring removal was the seawater feeding the transmission heat exchanger. (that hose was replaced with black exhaust hose 1-1/4" which fit perfectly on both ends. Our marina indicated that the OEM plastic hose is no longer rated for below waterline.)

There seemed to be little opportunity in the reassembly process for re-alignment horizontally. the only slotted holes being in those in the engine mounts and the amount was minimal, a couple mm. Vertically we attempted to place the leveling nuts on the replacement mounts exactly where there were on the old measuring from the top down as the old were now variably slightly shorter (perhaps compression over time).

The bushings on the Vetus coupling were completely worn through on one side resulting in a metal to metal contact and a bit of metal wear. We inserted new bushings.

Everything was reassembled all bolts/nuts slightly loose. The engine slid forward and after loosely bolting to the coupling, alignment looked pretty good, not technically measured. The coupling bolts were tightened. With all other bolts loose, we started the engine and engaged the transmission briefly forward and aft under the theory with the bolts loose that the assembly would "settle in". And it did seem to. Again the alignment looked OK. At that point all bolts were tightened. We did not do a precision feeler gauge test nor did we adjust the leveling nuts.  Total job about 6 hours with 2 of us.

 

Anyway the new mounts and coupling bushings took care of our knocking sound as well as a generally reduced vibration and engine noise.

 


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Volvo TMD22 engine mounts

Bill & Judy Rouse <yahoogroups@...>
 

It worked.

Bill Rouse
BeBe Amel 53 #387
Sent from my tablet
+1832-380-4970 USA Voice Mail

On Jun 4, 2016 4:35 PM, "mdondra@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Volvo TMD22 engine mounts

Danny and Yvonne SIMMS
 

Hi, I like your practical style. Well done
Danny
SM 299 Ocean Pearl
Currently Opua NZ preparing for Fiji


From: "mdondra@... [amelyachtowners]"
To: amelyachtowners@...
Sent: Sunday, 5 June 2016 9:15 AM
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Volvo TMD22 engine mounts

 
QUESTIONS
We notice that the engine is quite stationary trough wide RPM range when transmission not engaged. When moving under power, the engine/c-drive assembly vibration/oscillation seems to be in the neighborhood of 1/8". The motion is visible, but no vibration transmits to the vessel. Is this typical, or an indication of poor alignment of the engine/c-drive? Or other cause. Or is the well balance power train perfectly stationary when motoring? 

THE REST OF THE STORY
As a follow up to this posting we did purchase new engine mounts from Jamestown Distributors in Bristol, RI. $168 ea. identical to the original VETUS-MITSTEUN. The installation went well following the aggregated advice of many on the BB. Pat (Shenanigans) provided a 4x4 to span between the cockpit coamings and a come-along made the engine lift easy. We found we had to unbolt the engine from the frame (4 bolts) to slide it aft far enough (1/2") to disconnect the bolts between the coupling and the transmission output shaft flange. Then raised the engine about 3".
After disconnecting the 4 bolts supporting the C-drive to its frame, the entire frame assembly could be easily lifted off the 4 bad engine mounts for removal. We had no bolts seized or difficult to remove. No wires were disconnected and the only hose requiring removal was the seawater feeding the transmission heat exchanger. (that hose was replaced with black exhaust hose 1-1/4" which fit perfectly on both ends. Our marina indicated that the OEM plastic hose is no longer rated for below waterline.)
There seemed to be little opportunity in the reassembly process for re-alignment horizontally. the only slotted holes being in those in the engine mounts and the amount was minimal, a couple mm. Vertically we attempted to place the leveling nuts on the replacement mounts exactly where there were on the old measuring from the top down as the old were now variably slightly shorter (perhaps compression over time).
The bushings on the Vetus coupling were completely worn through on one side resulting in a metal to metal contact and a bit of metal wear. We inserted new bushings.
Everything was reassembled all bolts/nuts slightly loose. The engine slid forward and after loosely bolting to the coupling, alignment looked pretty good, not technically measured. The coupling bolts were tightened. With all other bolts loose, we started the engine and engaged the transmission briefly forward and aft under the theory with the bolts loose that the assembly would "settle in". And it did seem to. Again the alignment looked OK. At that point all bolts were tightened. We did not do a precision feeler gauge test nor did we adjust the leveling nuts.  Total job about 6 hours with 2 of us.

Anyway the new mounts and coupling bushings took care of our knocking sound as well as a generally reduced vibration and engine noise.




Re: Volvo TMD22 engine mounts

Mike Ondra
 

QUESTIONS

We notice that the engine is quite stationary trough wide RPM range when transmission not engaged. When moving under power, the engine/c-drive assembly vibration/oscillation seems to be in the neighborhood of 1/8". The motion is visible, but no vibration transmits to the vessel. Is this typical, or an indication of poor alignment of the engine/c-drive? Or other cause. Or is the well balance power train perfectly stationary when motoring? 


THE REST OF THE STORY

As a follow up to this posting we did purchase new engine mounts from Jamestown Distributors in Bristol, RI. $168 ea. identical to the original VETUS-MITSTEUN. The installation went well following the aggregated advice of many on the BB. Pat (Shenanigans) provided a 4x4 to span between the cockpit coamings and a come-along made the engine lift easy. We found we had to unbolt the engine from the frame (4 bolts) to slide it aft far enough (1/2") to disconnect the bolts between the coupling and the transmission output shaft flange. Then raised the engine about 3".

After disconnecting the 4 bolts supporting the C-drive to its frame, the entire frame assembly could be easily lifted off the 4 bad engine mounts for removal. We had no bolts seized or difficult to remove. No wires were disconnected and the only hose requiring removal was the seawater feeding the transmission heat exchanger. (that hose was replaced with black exhaust hose 1-1/4" which fit perfectly on both ends. Our marina indicated that the OEM plastic hose is no longer rated for below waterline.)

There seemed to be little opportunity in the reassembly process for re-alignment horizontally. the only slotted holes being in those in the engine mounts and the amount was minimal, a couple mm. Vertically we attempted to place the leveling nuts on the replacement mounts exactly where there were on the old measuring from the top down as the old were now variably slightly shorter (perhaps compression over time).

The bushings on the Vetus coupling were completely worn through on one side resulting in a metal to metal contact and a bit of metal wear. We inserted new bushings.

Everything was reassembled all bolts/nuts slightly loose. The engine slid forward and after loosely bolting to the coupling, alignment looked pretty good, not technically measured. The coupling bolts were tightened. With all other bolts loose, we started the engine and engaged the transmission briefly forward and aft under the theory with the bolts loose that the assembly would "settle in". And it did seem to. Again the alignment looked OK. At that point all bolts were tightened. We did not do a precision feeler gauge test nor did we adjust the leveling nuts.  Total job about 6 hours with 2 of us.


Anyway the new mounts and coupling bushings took care of our knocking sound as well as a generally reduced vibration and engine noise.



Re: Volvo TMD22 engine mounts

Mike Ondra
 

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Re: C Drive Mounts

Craig Briggs
 

Thanks, Will.  Those look identical to the Metalastik Cushyfloat mounts on my C drive. The HY150, being Vetus' load rating of 150kg, matches the Metalastic 45 rating. That is 150 kg for installations with no thrust forces, as is the case with our C drive, so my full spec, I'm now sure, is 17 1609 45, and they most certainly are interchangable with the Vetus brand.
Cheers, Craig, SN68 Sangaris, Ft Lauderdale

---In amelyachtowners@..., <tango708@...> wrote :
On my SM they are Vetus HY150.

Will
Anni Bea True
At anchor in Annapolis

---In amelyachtowners@..., <sangaris@...> wrote :

Does anyone know the model number for the Metalastik Cushyfloat mounts on the C drive. I can just barely make out, I think, 17  1609, which is the medium Cushyfloat.  There is a further two digit number for the weight rating that I can not make out. It would be 45, 55, 65, or 75. I believe the same mount was used for SN's and SM's.

Thanks,

Craig Briggs, SN#68 Sangaris


[Amel Yacht Owners] Super Maramu on Formula 1 web site !!!

Alexandre Uster von Baar
 

As a fan of Formula 1, I look at the Daniel Ricardo interview (in Monaro) and you can see a Super Maramu at the marina !!!

Here is the direct link:
http://www.formula1.com/content/fom-website/en/video.html
Video of the 3rd of June (2016)

Somebody from the forum?

Sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
Club Nautico de San Juan, Puerto Rico


Re: C Drive Mounts

tango708@...
 

On my SM they are Vetus HY150.

Will
Anni Bea True
At anchor in Annapolis


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Lofrans anchor winch

Alan Leslie
 

Much smaller tube, there is not much space in there.
Cheers
Alan
Elyse SM437


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Lofrans anchor winch

karkauai
 

Merci beaucoup!
Kent

On Jun 3, 2016, at 11:37 AM, Jean-Pierre Germain jgermain@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Yep. Smaller tube. 

Jean-Pierre
Eleuthera SM 007


On 3 Jun 2016, at 16:08, Kent Robertson karkauai@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

I have a hand pump with a 7mm OD suction tube.  I've tried threading it down into the windlass and can't get it to the oil.  What is the trick?  Smaller tube?
Thanks
Kent


On Jun 3, 2016, at 9:41 AM, Germain Jean-Pierre jgermain@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Hi Ian,


I use a Pela Pump.  I chose the 6 liter size.  

Biggest benefit is that it sucks all the oil out of genset and engine as I leave it in the sump overnight.  Will suck out the oil from your Lofrans too. Works good to remove foam from the C drive oil tank when the seals are no longer ..new.  

Also sucks water out of inaccessible places as the tubes are about 4 MM and can snake into some quite small spots.

GL

Jean-Pierre Germain,
SY Eleuthera, Amel Super Maramu 007


On 3 Jun 2016, at 12:32, ianjudyjenkins@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Alan,  Thanks. Trying to extract the old oil with a pump is an interesting game !

 Ian and Judy, Pen Azen SM 302 Ithaca




Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] New size for Bow Thruster seal

VLADIMIR SONSEV
 

Thanks a lot for this information.

On Jun 2, 2016 10:06 AM, "Alexandre Uster von Baar uster@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

Interesting change on the seal size for the bow thruster…

2 weeks ago, I received many spare parts from Amel (La Rochelle), as I was labelling them I noted that the seal on the tufnol shaft bow thruster was 29 x 42 x 8.

Thinking it was an error, I contacted Maud which just confirm that they have modified a little the diameters of the seal so that they are more water tight.
Before it was 30 x 42 x 8 now it is 29 x 42 x 8 she added you won’t be able to put them by hand, but will need to grease and use a tool “emporte piece” in french (I personally used PVC pipe).

Glad to see they keep improving their system: the seal, then previous as Bill mention the oil viscosity, etc.

Sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
Club Nautico de San Juan, Puerto Rico


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Onan generator

eric freedman
 

The twilight zone--

 

From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...]
Sent: Friday, June 03, 2016 6:38 AM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Onan generator

 

 


Hi Alexadre, Thank you--your email has arrived , hopefully it has now broken the log jam. Nothing in my spam , something of a mystery.

Ian and Judy, Pen Azen, SM 302, Itahca
________________________________________
From: amelyachtowners@... <amelyachtowners@...> on behalf of Alexandre Uster von Baar uster@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...>
Sent: 03 June 2016 10:20:30
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Onan generator

Good morning Ian,

I have suspected something similar, that some reader did not see my reply, because they were going to the spam box.
So make sure you check your spam box.

Alexandre

--------------------------------------------
On Fri, 6/3/16, ianjudyjenkins@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Onan generator
To: amelyachtowners@...
Date: Friday, June 3, 2016, 5:10 AM

Bill, Thank you, as ever. For
some weird reason which I cannot yet fathom I can still send
but have stopped receiving emails from this website and
have only read your response after going onto the main
website and searching through June's
emails.
If anyone
knows how to fix my email problem that would also be very
useful!
Ian and Judy,
Pen Azen, SM 302, Ithaca

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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: correct installation of a new charger

enio rossi
 

Thanks Olivier, I' ll do what you tell me. Question : AC earth are (on the Santorin)  the yellow-green wires that are connected on the engine? Those of the bonding system? Regards Enio