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Upcoming Event: Zoom Meeting Presentation of the Amel 50 from La Rochelle - Sat, 05/16/2020 20:00-21:00, Please RSVP #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Zoom Meeting Presentation of the Amel 50 from La Rochelle

When: Saturday, 16 May 2020, 20:00 to 21:00, (GMT+00:00) UTC

Where:From La Rochelle, France aboard Amel 50 SPEED OF LIFE

An RSVP is requested. Click here to RSVP

Description:

Group members Matt & Cindy Salatino will present their brand new Amel 50 #27 "Speed of Life" from the Amel pontoon in La Rochelle. Matt and Cindy will give us a virtual tour during this presentation and answer your questions at the end of the presentation. Tilo Peters will administer the ZOOM meeting and I suspect that things will run smoothly and be enjoyed by all attending. If you cannot use ZOOM (highly recommended that you try), Tilo set up a YouTube Live stream: https://youtu.be/Ffks9eEkGG4The YouTube Live stream will likely be a bit off, as it seems to show my control view and not the speaker view that is normally transmitted via Zoom. Tilo will also record our meeting on YouTube which will be available 48-72 hours after the meeting. He will notify you when it is available.
 
   Direct link to Join the 16 May at 20:00 UTC - ZOOM Meeting https://epfl.zoom.us/j/98523568530
   Meeting ID: 985 2356 8530
   Join by SIP 98523568530@...

If you missed our first ZOOM meeting, you can view it on YouTube: https://youtu.be/7Mm1bbL-PaA. The first meeting was a test to understand the process. We did not have an expert guest speaker but we plan to have an expert guest speaker for most future meetings. I am currently working to line up experts for:
   Standing Rigging
   Sails 
   Refrigeration
   And more

Times for participation around the world.

       
Country GMT +/- Scheduled Time Scheduled Date
(GMT) 0 2000 5/16/2020
UK Summer Time 100 2100 5/16/2020
NZ 1200 800 5/17/2020
AU Queensland 1000 600 5/17/2020
Tahiti -1000 1000 5/16/2020
USA West DST -700 1300 5/16/2020
USA East DST -400 1600 5/16/2020
USA Central DST -500 1500 5/16/2020
Martinique -400 1600 5/16/2020
Germany 200 2200 5/16/2020
Central EU Summer Time 200 2200 5/16/2020
Note: The above was checked with: https://greenwichmeantime.com/time-gadgets/time-zone-converter/


Re: Mizzen furler gearbox, A54 peculiarity?

Randall Walker
 

Thomas,
I removed disassembled and cleaned my mizzen outhaul last fall. You don't need to drop sail. The issue will be in the Delrin bushings that become very stiff. I have attached 2 pictures of my work. The bearings are not to be lubed/greased. I used a cheap homemade tool to unscrew the bottom. 2cm square bar 2 drill holes straight through, put the drill bits in so the solid end goes into the bottom of the furler, with furler in a vice. Worked great. 
I finished and put on a video from a fellow Amel owner who did the same job. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EB67b2hK-kA&t=657s
They do the job at 8.02 of the video. If you need more info let me know. Use the bar not the saw.
Cheers.
 
Randall
A54 #56
Gibraltar



On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 6:50 PM Sv Garulfo <svgarulfo@...> wrote:
Hi all,

In the great document by Gary Silver about the overhaul of the SM Mizzen furler gearbox (thanks Arno for sending us a low bandwidth friendly version), it is mentioned that the bottom part of the gearbox housing is drilled with 2 holes that are used to both unscrew that part (with great efforts) and drain the gearbox of liquids. 

As our gearbox got stiffer recently, I removed it and it appears that those 2 holes are not through openings.. thus not acting as drains. And the gearbox was full of rainwater up to the attachment bolts. Arno tells me he saw the same. 
So the teflon bushing got very dirty and stiff with all sorts of deposits. 

Does anybody know why the drains are no longer machined through? Is it an A54 “innovation”? 
It doesn’t really make sense and I’m thinking of drilling those holes all the way through to reinstate the drain. Any word of advice against that idea?

Thanks for your input

Best, 


Thomas
GARULFO 
A54-122
Tahuata, French Polynesia 



Re: sonic speed on SM 2000

Giovanni TESTA
 

Ciao Marco, stesso problema con diversa soluzione. Scrivimi direttamente.
BV
Giovanni Testa
Sv Eutikia SM 2k 428

Il Gio 14 Mag 2020, 21:34 Marco Mancini <marcomancini61@...> ha scritto:
Dear Arno, Paul , Oliver, Mohamed,  Bill 
thanks for your suggestions that are very help-full to me.  Indeed as you may  understand our SM  Desiree is quite 20 years old  and her  electronic has the same age  also if we have always maintained it substituting  time by time the broken  components of the system. 
In any case  the Hydra 2000 cpu  at present is the main cpu that acquires data from the different sensors among which there is also the sonic speed one and all is perfectly functioning except the speed.  If it will be possible I think that the substitution of the sonic speed sensor  is at present the best solution because it is  compatibility with the Hydra 2000  CPU . The use of different more advanced and updated sensors does not ensure this compatibility due the interaction with the old system.  I am also far from the boat ( Milan)  and the boat is in Naples. 
This attached  picture shows what you can see on the keel i.e. the the hole of the aft sensor or more precisely the hole that presumably were occupied by the head of the sensor that we lost.  
What is unclear to me is if the hole in the keel was only occupied  by a neoprene cap or what we have lost is a sensible part of the sensor. In  this second case  will be necessary  to replace the sensor otherwise we can try to add a  neoprene cap and try to set the gain on the sensor cpu. 
Do you have some suggestions and  ideas about ? 
again thanks 
cheers 
marco 


Il giorno 13 mag 2020, alle ore 12:12, Arno Luijten <arno.luijten@...> ha scritto:

Hi Marco,

The Ebay link and the Maxmarineshop link are actually one and the same vendor.

The partnumber seems to match the partnumber referred to in the installation manual of B&G, assuming Amel used the straight version. They came in the original B&G box carrying that number.

I have not examined the way the are mounted in detail as mine are still working. But they must be mounted from the underside I would say. There is a tube inside the hull leading all the way into the bilge. 

I’m guessing the sensor is pushed in the hole bedded in Sikaflex. So I’m sure it will be a pig to remove once the time comes. I guess the best way is by drilling a hole in the face of the sensor and putting in a large screw to get some leverage to pull it out. Remember to tie a piece of string to the other end to feed in the new sensor once the old one is out. 

Regards,

Arno Luijten
SV Luna,
A54-121



Re: sonic speed on SM 2000

Marco Mancini
 

Dear Arno, Paul , Oliver, Mohamed,  Bill 
thanks for your suggestions that are very help-full to me.  Indeed as you may  understand our SM  Desiree is quite 20 years old  and her  electronic has the same age  also if we have always maintained it substituting  time by time the broken  components of the system. 
In any case  the Hydra 2000 cpu  at present is the main cpu that acquires data from the different sensors among which there is also the sonic speed one and all is perfectly functioning except the speed.  If it will be possible I think that the substitution of the sonic speed sensor  is at present the best solution because it is  compatibility with the Hydra 2000  CPU . The use of different more advanced and updated sensors does not ensure this compatibility due the interaction with the old system.  I am also far from the boat ( Milan)  and the boat is in Naples. 
This attached  picture shows what you can see on the keel i.e. the the hole of the aft sensor or more precisely the hole that presumably were occupied by the head of the sensor that we lost.  
What is unclear to me is if the hole in the keel was only occupied  by a neoprene cap or what we have lost is a sensible part of the sensor. In  this second case  will be necessary  to replace the sensor otherwise we can try to add a  neoprene cap and try to set the gain on the sensor cpu. 
Do you have some suggestions and  ideas about ? 
again thanks 
cheers 
marco 


Il giorno 13 mag 2020, alle ore 12:12, Arno Luijten <arno.luijten@...> ha scritto:

Hi Marco,

The Ebay link and the Maxmarineshop link are actually one and the same vendor.

The partnumber seems to match the partnumber referred to in the installation manual of B&G, assuming Amel used the straight version. They came in the original B&G box carrying that number.

I have not examined the way the are mounted in detail as mine are still working. But they must be mounted from the underside I would say. There is a tube inside the hull leading all the way into the bilge. 

I’m guessing the sensor is pushed in the hole bedded in Sikaflex. So I’m sure it will be a pig to remove once the time comes. I guess the best way is by drilling a hole in the face of the sensor and putting in a large screw to get some leverage to pull it out. Remember to tie a piece of string to the other end to feed in the new sensor once the old one is out. 

Regards,

Arno Luijten
SV Luna,
A54-121



Re: Bulkhead Thickness & Screw length

eric freedman
 

Hi Richie,

Amel mounted my registration in the back of the hanging locker against the hull.

I don’t know if that is legal in Ireland.

Fair Winds

Eric

Amel Super Maramu #376

 

 

From: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io [mailto:main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io] On Behalf Of Richie Whyte
Sent: Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:05 AM
To: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io
Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Bulkhead Thickness & Screw length

 

Hi Eric
She is being registered in Ireland. She was previously registered in the UK but with the UK leaving the EU we wanted to protect her EU VAT paid status and we couldn't get a straight answer from anyone so it made sense to move the registration.

Richie


Richie Whyte
Why Knot
SM2K#261


Re: Bulkhead Thickness & Screw length

Trevor Lusty
 

Hi Richie,
               Fair winds with your new boat. I registered my SM in Drogheda, they happily accepted the plate screwed onto the wooden frame beneath the floor locker.
Be aware that Irish registration of a foreign flagged vessel lying overseas is a very complex process and difficult to achieve ,as the department of the marine require a survey from someone nominated on their list, most of whom will have no interest in travelling anywhere as there isn't enough money in it for them.
You can get her registered in Ireland if one of the official  ports of entry will accept her on their list providing you give them proof that she actually exists, is VAT paid and you own the majority of the 64 shares.
It took me nine months back in 2007 and lots of patience and time.
If I can help you at all ping me  @ gmail.
Good luck.
Trevor Lusty
Former owner
Seafever of Cuan
SM425
Cork
Ireland


Re: sonic speed on SM 2000

 

Paul,

Yes, and they have been recently updated. I sent you an email on how to update your book.

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


On Thu, May 14, 2020 at 5:13 AM Paul Dowd and Sharon Brown <paul.dowd@...> wrote:

Bill,

 

Are these instructions in your book?

 

Cheers,

Paul

S/Y Ya Fohi - Amel 54 #98 - Grenada

 

From: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io <main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io> On Behalf Of CW Bill Rouse
Sent: 13 May 2020 15:30
To: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io Notification <main@amelyachtowners.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] sonic speed on SM 2000

 

Marco,

 

I sent you an email with the instructions you need.

 

Bill

CW Bill Rouse Amel Owners Yacht School

Address: 720 Winnie, Galveston Island, Texas 77550 

 

View My Training Calendar

 

 

On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 1:55 AM Marco Mancini <marcomancini61@...> wrote:

Dear Paul and Arno, 

thanks for your usefull  info. 

Do you have also examined how to remove the old sensor  (  the aft one) and its cable? its frontal part with the probe  seems to be glued in the front part pf the keel.

cheers 

Marco 

SM Desiree , Italy , Naples



Il giorno 13 mag 2020, alle ore 00:09, Paul Dowd and Sharon Brown <paul.dowd@...> ha scritto:

 

I just got replacements from here:

 

 

They were delivered to the UK. I Have not used them yet but they look to be correct.

 

Cheers,

Paul

S/Y Ya Fohi - Amel 54 #98 - Grenada

 

From: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io <main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.ioOn Behalf Of Marco Mancini
Sent: 12 May 2020 22:17
To: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io
Subject: [AmelYachtOwners] sonic speed on SM 2000

 

 On our SM the sonic speed,  the one with the two sensors,  that is connected to Hydra 200 is giving zero speed on the hydra 2000 monitor. 
This was probably due to the loss of the neoprene cap of the aft  sensor . Unfortunately this probe is out of production from long time.

Please Did  you hknow how to  repair it ?  Do you know how replace the cable and the aft sensor?
thanks 
marco 
Italy SM304 


-- 
Cheers
Paul
Ya Fohi - Amel 54 #98

 


--
Cheers
Paul
Ya Fohi - Amel 54 #98


Re: Bulkhead Thickness & Screw length

Brent Cameron
 

Hello Richie. Congratulations on your new Super Maramu (Why Knot, formerly Guma) and welcome to the Amel Owner’s group!  There is an Amel Owner’s Registry used by owners to contact each other. It is only found from within the Amel Owner’s Forum and we don’t post links to it outside of that - it is really only used so that owners can contact each other and owners can decide how much information (or if at all) they would like published in it. For your convenience, I have attached the link to the Registry (https://tinyurl.com/AmelRegistry) and the update form (https://tinyurl.com/AmelRegistryUpdate).   If you would like your new boat on this list, use the later link and I will add it according to your preferences. Thanks and welcome to the Registry!

Brent

--
Brent Cameron

Future Amel Owner & Amel Owner Registry Moderator

Oro-Medonte, Ontario, Canada


Re: Bulkhead Thickness & Screw length

Ryan Meador
 

Hi Richie,

The location you selected would not be my first choice, as (at least on our boat) that side of the bulkhead is covered in the same vinyl material as the headliner.  No doubt you could drill through it, but it makes more sense to me to mount it directly to wood.  If you want to go ahead with this plan, that bulkhead appears to be about 25mm thick.
IMG_20200514_094644.jpg
There's a large wooden beam directly under the mainmast, which I assume hides the compression post.  It's 17 cm wide, with a bit of a radius at the corner.  A 15 cm plate might just fit on the flat part.  I'd see if you can put it there, tucked up close to the bottom of the electrical panel (to the right of our fire extinguisher in the photo).  I can't hazard a guess as to how thick the wood is.

Another likely spot is forward of the head door, directly under the hatch.  That bulkhead is about 15 mm thick.
IMG_20200514_094701.jpg

Yet another option might be the shelf above the forward hanging locker.  It's pretty far outboard, so I'm not sure if it meets the requirement of "directly under the mast".  There's enough space for the plate in between the two doors on our boat.  If you want to hide it behind the door to the saloon, it will fit there too.  The front face of the shelf is about 18 mm thick.
IMG_20200514_095542.jpg

I hope this is helpful, and I also hope the dimensions on your boat are the same as ours.  This was a fun little diversion while I'm on conference calls.

Ryan and Kelly
SM 233 Iteration
Boston, MA, USA


On Thu, May 14, 2020 at 6:04 AM Richie Whyte <richiewhyte@...> wrote:
Hi Eric
She is being registered in Ireland. She was previously registered in the UK but with the UK leaving the EU we wanted to protect her EU VAT paid status and we couldn't get a straight answer from anyone so it made sense to move the registration.

Richie


Richie Whyte
Why Knot
SM2K#261


Re: sonic speed on SM 2000

Paul Dowd and Sharon Brown
 

Bill,

 

Are these instructions in your book?

 

Cheers,

Paul

S/Y Ya Fohi - Amel 54 #98 - Grenada

 

From: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io <main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io> On Behalf Of CW Bill Rouse
Sent: 13 May 2020 15:30
To: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io Notification <main@amelyachtowners.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] sonic speed on SM 2000

 

Marco,

 

I sent you an email with the instructions you need.

 

Bill

CW Bill Rouse Amel Owners Yacht School

Address: 720 Winnie, Galveston Island, Texas 77550 

 

View My Training Calendar

 

 

On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 1:55 AM Marco Mancini <marcomancini61@...> wrote:

Dear Paul and Arno, 

thanks for your usefull  info. 

Do you have also examined how to remove the old sensor  (  the aft one) and its cable? its frontal part with the probe  seems to be glued in the front part pf the keel.

cheers 

Marco 

SM Desiree , Italy , Naples



Il giorno 13 mag 2020, alle ore 00:09, Paul Dowd and Sharon Brown <paul.dowd@...> ha scritto:

 

I just got replacements from here:

 

 

They were delivered to the UK. I Have not used them yet but they look to be correct.

 

Cheers,

Paul

S/Y Ya Fohi - Amel 54 #98 - Grenada

 

From: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io <main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.ioOn Behalf Of Marco Mancini
Sent: 12 May 2020 22:17
To: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io
Subject: [AmelYachtOwners] sonic speed on SM 2000

 

 On our SM the sonic speed,  the one with the two sensors,  that is connected to Hydra 200 is giving zero speed on the hydra 2000 monitor. 
This was probably due to the loss of the neoprene cap of the aft  sensor . Unfortunately this probe is out of production from long time.

Please Did  you hknow how to  repair it ?  Do you know how replace the cable and the aft sensor?
thanks 
marco 
Italy SM304 


-- 
Cheers
Paul
Ya Fohi - Amel 54 #98

 


--
Cheers
Paul
Ya Fohi - Amel 54 #98


Re: Bulkhead Thickness & Screw length

Richie Whyte
 

Hi Eric
She is being registered in Ireland. She was previously registered in the UK but with the UK leaving the EU we wanted to protect her EU VAT paid status and we couldn't get a straight answer from anyone so it made sense to move the registration.

Richie


Richie Whyte
Why Knot
SM2K#261


Re: Bulkhead Thickness & Screw length

eric freedman
 

Hi,

In what country is the boat being registered?

Fair Winds

Eric

Amel Super Maramu #376

 

 

From: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io [mailto:main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io] On Behalf Of Richie Whyte
Sent: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:10 PM
To: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io
Subject: [AmelYachtOwners] Bulkhead Thickness & Screw length

 

Hi Folks,

I’m a recent SM purchaser and as part of my boat registration procedure I need to attach a stainless steel plate (10cm x15cm) etched with the registration details to the bulkhead under the mast. On a Super Maramu - sight unseen I’m figuring the best location for ease of access and minimal visual impact is above the door from the front cabin to the saloon - on the front cabin side. 

 

I can't access the boat at the moment to take measurements as she is in Greece and I'm in Ireland (coronavirus..no flights) but I have a local who is willing to attach the plate for me if I send him all the parts & fixings.

 

I have a simple question but I would really appreciate an answer. 

 

What length stainless steel wood screws should I use to attach the 1mm thick plate securely without causing damage from bulging/poking through the bulkhead?

 

Kind regards

 

R.

 

 

 

Richie Whyte

Why Knot

SM2K#261


Bulkhead Thickness & Screw length

Richie Whyte
 

Hi Folks,

I’m a recent SM purchaser and as part of my boat registration procedure I need to attach a stainless steel plate (10cm x15cm) etched with the registration details to the bulkhead under the mast. On a Super Maramu - sight unseen I’m figuring the best location for ease of access and minimal visual impact is above the door from the front cabin to the saloon - on the front cabin side. 

 

I can't access the boat at the moment to take measurements as she is in Greece and I'm in Ireland (coronavirus..no flights) but I have a local who is willing to attach the plate for me if I send him all the parts & fixings.

 

I have a simple question but I would really appreciate an answer. 

 

What length stainless steel wood screws should I use to attach the 1mm thick plate securely without causing damage from bulging/poking through the bulkhead?

 

Kind regards

 

R.

 

 

 

Richie Whyte

Why Knot

SM2K#261


Re: TMD22 stainless steel muffler diagrams?

Ian Townsend
 

Same as that on LLII. But sorry,  no specs. 



Sent from my Samsung Galaxy smartphone.


-------- Original message --------
From: Danny and Yvonne SIMMS <simms@...>
Date: 2020-05-13 18:03 (GMT-05:00)
To: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io
Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] TMD22 stainless steel muffler diagrams?

Hi Ryan, it is identical to what we have on Ocean Pearl

Kind Regards

Danny 

SM 299 Ocean Pearl

On 14 May 2020 at 08:21 Ryan Meador <ryan.d.meador@...> wrote:

Hi Bill,

That's certainly possible, but I thought I've seen others like it on other SMs, and it has the same non-skid as the top of the engine.  I've attached a photo.  Does that look custom to you?

Thanks,

Ryan and Kelly
SM 233 Iteration
Boston, MA, USA


On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 4:05 PM CW Bill Rouse < brouse@...> wrote:
I believe that your stainless muffler was probably fabricated by a previous owner.

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


On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 2:30 PM Ryan Meador < ryan.d.meador@...> wrote:
Hi all,

Our stainless muffler has started to rust out, and I'd like to replace it while I'm also replacing the turbo and mixing elbow.  I'd rather not go with the plastic Vetus that seems to be the go-to; I really like the step.  I'm considering having a new one fabricated.  To that end, does anyone have technical drawings of the internal structure of this muffler?

Thanks,

Ryan and Kelly
SM 233 Iteration
Boston, MA, USA

 

 

 

 


Re: TMD22 stainless steel muffler diagrams?

Danny and Yvonne SIMMS
 

Hi Ryan, it is identical to what we have on Ocean Pearl

Kind Regards

Danny 

SM 299 Ocean Pearl

On 14 May 2020 at 08:21 Ryan Meador <ryan.d.meador@...> wrote:

Hi Bill,

That's certainly possible, but I thought I've seen others like it on other SMs, and it has the same non-skid as the top of the engine.  I've attached a photo.  Does that look custom to you?

Thanks,

Ryan and Kelly
SM 233 Iteration
Boston, MA, USA


On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 4:05 PM CW Bill Rouse < brouse@...> wrote:
I believe that your stainless muffler was probably fabricated by a previous owner.

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


On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 2:30 PM Ryan Meador < ryan.d.meador@...> wrote:
Hi all,

Our stainless muffler has started to rust out, and I'd like to replace it while I'm also replacing the turbo and mixing elbow.  I'd rather not go with the plastic Vetus that seems to be the go-to; I really like the step.  I'm considering having a new one fabricated.  To that end, does anyone have technical drawings of the internal structure of this muffler?

Thanks,

Ryan and Kelly
SM 233 Iteration
Boston, MA, USA

 

 

 

 


FW: [AmelYachtOwners] TMD22 stainless steel muffler diagrams?

amelforme
 

Hi Ryan and Kelly. All early Amel Super Maramu boats had stainless steel mufflers and the one in the picture of your boat is indeed original equipment. The change to Vetus plastic occurred when the Yanmar was made standard equipment.

 

The change was made to Vetus primarily to get a reduction in engine room noise. The plastic Vetus mufflers “pant/expand and contract” as each cycle of raw cooling water is injected into and blown out of the muffler which makes the woosh-woosh sound that is heard at the exhaust exit on the hull side, The vetus mufflers were wedged in with a layer of plastic foam on each side and tied into position, This allowed them to wiggle around with no hard contact areas that muffler could make music with. The other advantage of the Vetus is they are non-corrosive and last almost forever. The major disadvantage is that the Vetus will melt rather quickly if it does not get the raw water cooling supply as it comes out of the diesel’s cooling system.

 

I had a client down here who wanted to replace the stainless one with a exact copy as Amel didn’t have spares. The fabricator cut the bottom off and was able to see the details he needed.  $ 700 in 2001 and the guy who did it has retired .

 

Have fun with your Amel, Joel        

 

       JOEL F. POTTER-CRUISING YACHT SPECIALIST~L.L.C.

                                           THE  EXPERIENCED AMEL GUY

UNSURPASSED AMEL MARKETING EXPERIENCE AND PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE

                                   Office 954-462-5869  Cell 954-812-2485

 

 

From: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io <main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ryan Meador
Sent: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 3:30 PM
To: main@amelyachtowners.groups.io
Subject: [AmelYachtOwners] TMD22 stainless steel muffler diagrams?

 

Hi all,

 

Our stainless muffler has started to rust out, and I'd like to replace it while I'm also replacing the turbo and mixing elbow.  I'd rather not go with the plastic Vetus that seems to be the go-to; I really like the step.  I'm considering having a new one fabricated.  To that end, does anyone have technical drawings of the internal structure of this muffler?

 

Thanks,

 

Ryan and Kelly

SM 233 Iteration

Boston, MA, USA

 


Re: TMD22 stainless steel muffler diagrams?

Germain Jean-Pierre
 

Ryan,

Early SM’s had SS mufflers; mine has...

A good SS person can cut into it and replicate the unit. I had my new one made in NZ

GOOD luck 

Jean-Pierre Germain, SY Eleuthera,SM 007


On 14/05/2020, at 7:30 AM, Ryan Meador <ryan.d.meador@...> wrote:


Hi all,

Our stainless muffler has started to rust out, and I'd like to replace it while I'm also replacing the turbo and mixing elbow.  I'd rather not go with the plastic Vetus that seems to be the go-to; I really like the step.  I'm considering having a new one fabricated.  To that end, does anyone have technical drawings of the internal structure of this muffler?

Thanks,

Ryan and Kelly
SM 233 Iteration
Boston, MA, USA


Re: water pressure regulator adjustment

 

That's original. I don't have any info. I think I would eliminate it, although it would be convenient to keep the pressure gauge. I think modern pumps regulate pressure good enough. 

Best,

CW Bill Rouse 
Amel Owners Yacht School
+1 832-380-4970 | brouse@...
720 Winnie, Galveston Island, Texas 77550 
www.AmelOwnersYachtSchool.com 
Yacht School Calendar: www.preparetocastoff.blogspot.com/p/calendar.html


   

On Wed, May 13, 2020, 3:19 PM Ryan Meador <ryan.d.meador@...> wrote:
Hi all,

Our boat has a device in the fresh water system just after the pump (photos attached) that I think is a pressure regulator.  It reads "Caleffi Mod Dep Cartridge With Filter".  I can't find an exact match online.  There's one old thread on this list that mentions it, and the owner thought it was an aftermarket addition.  It looks like it's original on at least some hulls!

Our water pressure has been slowly dropping for a couple months.  I suspect this regulator needs adjustment, or its integrated filter needs cleaning.  Do these things go out of calibration after a while?  Does anyone know how to open it to clean the filter?  I'd rather not twist the adjustment screw until I know more about it.

Thanks,

Ryan and Kelly
SM 233 Iteration
Boston, MA, USA


Re: TMD22 stainless steel muffler diagrams?

 

No. That is original, but I thought I remembered the PO fabricating a SS muffler. My mistake. 

Best,

CW Bill Rouse 
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On Wed, May 13, 2020, 3:21 PM Ryan Meador <ryan.d.meador@...> wrote:
Hi Bill,

That's certainly possible, but I thought I've seen others like it on other SMs, and it has the same non-skid as the top of the engine.  I've attached a photo.  Does that look custom to you?

Thanks,

Ryan and Kelly
SM 233 Iteration
Boston, MA, USA


On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 4:05 PM CW Bill Rouse <brouse@...> wrote:
I believe that your stainless muffler was probably fabricated by a previous owner.

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Address: 720 Winnie, Galveston Island, Texas 77550 
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On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 2:30 PM Ryan Meador <ryan.d.meador@...> wrote:
Hi all,

Our stainless muffler has started to rust out, and I'd like to replace it while I'm also replacing the turbo and mixing elbow.  I'd rather not go with the plastic Vetus that seems to be the go-to; I really like the step.  I'm considering having a new one fabricated.  To that end, does anyone have technical drawings of the internal structure of this muffler?

Thanks,

Ryan and Kelly
SM 233 Iteration
Boston, MA, USA


Re: TMD22 stainless steel muffler diagrams?

Ryan Meador
 

Hi Bill,

That's certainly possible, but I thought I've seen others like it on other SMs, and it has the same non-skid as the top of the engine.  I've attached a photo.  Does that look custom to you?

Thanks,

Ryan and Kelly
SM 233 Iteration
Boston, MA, USA


On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 4:05 PM CW Bill Rouse <brouse@...> wrote:
I believe that your stainless muffler was probably fabricated by a previous owner.

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


On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 2:30 PM Ryan Meador <ryan.d.meador@...> wrote:
Hi all,

Our stainless muffler has started to rust out, and I'd like to replace it while I'm also replacing the turbo and mixing elbow.  I'd rather not go with the plastic Vetus that seems to be the go-to; I really like the step.  I'm considering having a new one fabricated.  To that end, does anyone have technical drawings of the internal structure of this muffler?

Thanks,

Ryan and Kelly
SM 233 Iteration
Boston, MA, USA