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Re: Mainsail outhaul gearbox

Walter
 

Hi Mike,
I got it out by disassembling the boom, taking it from the boat and solid punching,
but
you need to put the support in the right place, otherwise you might brake something you don´t want to brake.
If you turn the boom upside down, the support of the boom should be at the hollow output shaft, the one to which the stainless shaft is connected (with a little key). Slide two solid metal bars side by side under the hollow shaft and support them, so there is no load on the boom or the gear box housing when punching.

I´ll put the exploded view of the gearbox in the files section under Leroy Somer Gearbox.

If you work with an shaft extractor it´s the same thing: you need to put the support/metal bar of the extractor to the hollow shaft.

Good luck!

Walter (Noa, SM2K 436)

 


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Mainsail outhaul gearbox

Alexandre Uster von Baar
 

Hello Mike,

Here is how I removed the shaft on my vessel.
http://nikimat.com/outhaul_motor_rebuild.html

Thanks for the advice on lobbying the shaft Gary!
If you are still in Puerto Rico, would love to meet you!
I am at the San Juan Nautico Club, but I could rent a car and meet you at Fajardo!

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




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On Mon, 6/6/16, amelliahona <no_reply@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Mainsail outhaul gearbox
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Date: Monday, June 6, 2016, 6:58 AM


 









Mike:
I feel
for you but I hope you don't make a bad situation worse.
 I pounded on my shaft with a bolt screwed in the bottom
until I thought I would damage the boom and then sought
help.  What is needed was a too that rather easily
"pushed" the shaft upwards.  It was a unique type
of "pusher" as opposed to a "puller".
 I seem to recall a photo of the device somewhere on the
forum.  Basically it is a bar of steel that inserts
transversely thru the opening in the gearbox mounting
bracket that is below the boom.  Shims are placed under it
to bear on the upper surface of the gearbox shaft (the
hollow shaft into which the solid shaft seats and drives
with a woodruff key) and then this is tied with bolts to a
bar parallel to the upper one that is below the gearbox
shaft.  A threaded bold is screwed thru threads in the
lower bar such that as the bolt is screwed in, it pushes up
on the shaft (with a protective piece of metal in place so
as not to damage the shaft end).  Counter pressure is
supplied by the upper bar of steel [basically a puller in
reverse].  A picture would be worth a thousand words here.
 
Please remember
that aluminum remembers every stress and will fatigue fail
if stressed to much from pounding etc.  That is the reason
it is so important to have the pressure on the shaft bear on
the gearbox receptacle shaft (steel) rather than on the
aluminum cover of the gearbox or worse yet on the boom and
its bracket.
WARNING
TO ALL AMEL OWNERS WITH THIESE GEARBOXES, REMOVE AND LUBE
THIS SHAFT YEARLY or suffer the consequences.
Find someone with the right
"pusher".  In my case after I spent hours
pounding, penetrating oiling etc. the mechanic I consulted
had the pusher in his shop and extracted the pin in 10
minutes. 
I wish you
the best, 
Gary S.
Silver Amel SM #335Fajardo, Puerto
Rico   Puerto Del Ray Marina









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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Mainsail outhaul gearbox

Mike Ondra
 

Gary,

Thanks,

Do you recall how the gear was removed?

Mike



From: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com [mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of amelliahona
Sent: Monday, June 06, 2016 8:09 AM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Mainsail outhaul gearbox





Mike:

Here is a link to the "Pusher" tool



https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/amelyachtowners/search/photos?query=outhaul#zax/albums_428821681



Hope this helps. I have some photos of the disassembled outhaul gearbox in a folder in the photos section.



Gary Silver

s/v Liahona

SM #335











[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Mainsail outhaul gearbox

Mike Ondra
 

Thanks Gary and Bill. Amazingly fast response.



To answer Bill’s question, the gearbox is basically the box with top and bottom plates with lipseals that seal to the gearbox “core” (for lack of a more precise term). The drive shaft that passes up through the boom tends to bind on that “core” with rust. In pounding on the shaft the upper plate broke at all four corner screws. Its shot. Looking at a new gearbox.

With the top plate broken, the rest of the gearbox housing could easily be taken apart. I am left with the shaft through the boom, the top plate, the “core” (rusted to the shaft) and the brass gear on the “core”. I need to separate the shaft from the “core” to get is out of the boom and reuse the shaft with a new gearbox.



Gary’s “pusher” approach will likely be my next effort.

Note that the sledge hammer approach is NOT the way to do this. Annual removal and greasing cannot be over stated.



Mike Ondra

ALETES SM#240

Rock Hall, MD



From: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com [mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com]
Sent: Monday, June 06, 2016 8:01 AM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Mainsail outhaul gearbox









Hey Mike -



Sorry to hear about your troubles... I too have been a victim of this process and due to "lack of maintenance" (no offense of course). Just to be clear and so I can paint a better picture in my head. There are two "plates" or covers that also house a seal on the top and bottom of the transmission... Was it this piece which broke?



Does the transmission spin when the out haul motor is engaged? If not does it spin at all or is it completely seized in its place?



From what I remember, there are two gears. A worm gear coming from the motor shaft, and a main gear attached to that stainless steel shaft that your Andersen shaft runs through. That stainless steel shaft also has 2 large race bearings and a few locking snap clamps.



Please provide a few more details and I will do my best to help you out. I know if I cannot you will have no problem getting responses/advice from some of the more experienced members on this site.



Cheers,



Bill Maffei

SM #195

It's all Good


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] C Drive Photos

karkauai
 

Hi Craig, et al.
I think it's in the thread about my CDrive problems somewhere that this hole in the bottom of the "foot" was the result of the manufacturing process.  Olivier said to fill and seal it.
I don't know what it communicates with.

Kent
SM243
Kristy
Currently Bonaire 


On Jun 6, 2016, at 7:03 AM, sangaris@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Hi Eric, 

Have sent the pics to your private email. 

Btw, as I did this project I noticed there's a drain hole in the bottom of the lower C drive, similar to the hole in the bottom of the rudder, as that section below the propeller is simply a hollow fairing. One more interesting Amel design detail.  So if you get water weeping from the C drive after you haul, this is why. Worth cleaning up any fouling in the gap between the keel shoe plate and the bottom of the C drive.
Cheers,
Craig


Re: Mainsail outhaul gearbox

amelliahona <no_reply@...>
 

Mike:
Here is a link to the "Pusher" tool 


Hope this helps.  I have some photos of the disassembled outhaul gearbox in a folder in the photos section.

Gary Silver
s/v Liahona
SM #335 

 




Re: Mainsail outhaul gearbox

william_maffei@...
 



Hey Mike -

Sorry to hear about your troubles... I too have been a victim of this process and due to "lack of maintenance" (no offense of course). Just to be clear and so I can paint a better picture in my head. There are two "plates" or covers that also house a seal on the top and bottom of the transmission... Was it this piece which broke? 

Does the transmission spin when the out haul motor is engaged? If not does it spin at all or is it completely seized in its place? 

From what I remember, there are two gears. A worm gear coming from the motor shaft, and a main gear attached to that stainless steel shaft that your Andersen shaft runs through. That stainless steel shaft also has 2 large race bearings and a few locking snap clamps. 

Please provide a few more details and I will do my best to help you out. I know if I cannot you will have no problem getting responses/advice from some of the more experienced members on this site. 

Cheers,

Bill Maffei 
SM #195
It's all Good


Re: Mainsail outhaul gearbox

amelliahona <no_reply@...>
 

Mike:

I feel for you but I hope you don't make a bad situation worse.  I pounded on my shaft with a bolt screwed in the bottom until I thought I would damage the boom and then sought help.  What is needed was a too that rather easily "pushed" the shaft upwards.  It was a unique type of "pusher" as opposed to a "puller".  I seem to recall a photo of the device somewhere on the forum.  Basically it is a bar of steel that inserts transversely thru the opening in the gearbox mounting bracket that is below the boom.  Shims are placed under it to bear on the upper surface of the gearbox shaft (the hollow shaft into which the solid shaft seats and drives with a woodruff key) and then this is tied with bolts to a bar parallel to the upper one that is below the gearbox shaft.  A threaded bold is screwed thru threads in the lower bar such that as the bolt is screwed in, it pushes up on the shaft (with a protective piece of metal in place so as not to damage the shaft end).  Counter pressure is supplied by the upper bar of steel [basically a puller in reverse].  A picture would be worth a thousand words here.  

Please remember that aluminum remembers every stress and will fatigue fail if stressed to much from pounding etc.  That is the reason it is so important to have the pressure on the shaft bear on the gearbox receptacle shaft (steel) rather than on the aluminum cover of the gearbox or worse yet on the boom and its bracket.

WARNING TO ALL AMEL OWNERS WITH THIESE GEARBOXES, REMOVE AND LUBE THIS SHAFT YEARLY or suffer the consequences.

Find someone with the right "pusher".  In my case after I spent hours pounding, penetrating oiling etc. the mechanic I consulted had the pusher in his shop and extracted the pin in 10 minutes. 

I wish you the best, 

Gary S. Silver 
Amel SM #335
Fajardo, Puerto Rico   Puerto Del Ray Marina


Mainsail outhaul gearbox

Mike Ondra
 

I know others have had difficulty extracting from the gearbox the shaft that drives the gypsy, an operation that often requires some significant force. After neglecting to lubricate that shaft for a year or two (maybe more) I had the same problem. Tensioning a halyard to the top of the shaft and some aggressive upward pounding with a sledge hammer succeeded in breaking the top plate of the gearbox. While this facilitated partial disassembly of the gearbox in place, we are left with the core of the gearbox and the gear still in place and frozen to the shaft which remains through the boom.

 

Proposed next steps:

 

1)      Remove the large gear from the core. It was not obvious to me how that gear is splined to the core. Can that gear be extracted downward with a gear puller?

2)      After removing the gear, my thought is to expand the core by heat which hopefully will then allow the shaft to be extracted.

 

Thoughts and suggestions? This is the Leroy Somer MVA M33C gearbox.

 

Suggestion to others, remove and grease the mainsail outhaul shaft at least once a year.

 

Mike Ondra

ALETES SM#240

Rock Hall, MD


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] C Drive Photos

Craig Briggs
 

Hi Eric, 
Have sent the pics to your private email. 

Btw, as I did this project I noticed there's a drain hole in the bottom of the lower C drive, similar to the hole in the bottom of the rudder, as that section below the propeller is simply a hollow fairing. One more interesting Amel design detail.  So if you get water weeping from the C drive after you haul, this is why. Worth cleaning up any fouling in the gap between the keel shoe plate and the bottom of the C drive.
Cheers,
Craig


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

galacsea2000 <no_reply@...>
 

Alexandre,

This is to confirm that the "bulb" for the tanks on  the left of the compressor is original Amel built.
I want also to congratulate you for the excellent documentation on Nikimat web site regarding the new car on the main boom.
Amicalement
JPh sur GalacSea 2


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] C Drive Photos

sailormon <kimberlite@...>
 

Hi Craig,

Would you please email me the photos

Fair Winds

Eric

Kimberlite Amel Super Maramu #376

Kimberlite@...

 

From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...]
Sent: Sunday, June 05, 2016 4:45 PM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] C Drive Photos

 

 

I've added some photos to the C Drive Photo Album where Olivier originally posted the schematic drawings. I couldn't reorder the pictures, but they show removing the upper unit, cutting apart the fairing of the lower unit to remove the back plate, the propeller shaft, the shaft way with the tiny oil sump to the right, a shot of the vertical shaft spline and the three O rings on the Trumpet, plus reconstructing the fairing and the final assembly. All reinstalled and functioning perfectly. Not a terribly difficult job once you know the mechancal structure. 

Craig Briggs, SN68 Sangaris


C Drive Photos

Craig Briggs
 

I've added some photos to the C Drive Photo Album where Olivier originally posted the schematic drawings. I couldn't reorder the pictures, but they show removing the upper unit, cutting apart the fairing of the lower unit to remove the back plate, the propeller shaft, the shaft way with the tiny oil sump to the right, a shot of the vertical shaft spline and the three O rings on the Trumpet, plus reconstructing the fairing and the final assembly. All reinstalled and functioning perfectly. Not a terribly difficult job once you know the mechancal structure. 

Craig Briggs, SN68 Sangaris


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@svbebe.com [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

Subject: Re: AW: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] installation of dive compressor + dive tanks position
To: "amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com" <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com>
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@rocketmail.com
[amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com>
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@gmail.com
[amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com>
wrote:



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

To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com

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



--------------------------------------------

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

Subject: Re: Broken shackle on Main Sail car REPLACEMENT & REPAIR
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
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



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

Subject: Broken shackle on Main Sail car
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
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




--------------------------------------------

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

Subject: Re: AW: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] installation of dive compressor + dive tanks position
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
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