"Seems there are two issue:
1. Poorly insulated (for sure behind the refrigerator)
2. Periodic coil cleaning, is required.
I have am considering spray-in insulation - any recommendations are welcome?
How did you remove the wood panels…"
"You can replace the entire faucet from Beneteau Parts, but I haven't seen the aerators.
I had a buildup on my Galley aerator. Removed the set screw, and submerged in 250ml of CLR remover for 10 minutes. Reinstalled and it works like…"
"I installed mine on the side panel of the Chart Table. Fit perfect. The housing protects it from accidental discharge. The unit is hydrostatic activated, so I would require the bilge to fill + about 20 cm of depth in the…"
"The procedure worked. Thanks. I tied the foil off, as recommended. I was then able to remove the furling system assembly.
Once I inspected the unit, I determined the issue (the furling line had jumped a thread and was acting as a…"
"Tie the furling foil off using the inspection ports. Do not let it drop to the bottom. Also, to keep peace with your neighbors, tie a line on to the top swivel and attach to your boom (outhaul) and raise the top furler swivel about mid way up the…"
"US Spars just got back to me. The entire assembly (P/N 3633) is for sale online at $844.94 USD.
What is not clear to me is how the top foil drum / foil connector (Item #11) attaches to the foil. And what happens to the foil when I…"
"Thanks for the quick reply, Mike. And the recommendations.
For sure my inhale and outhaul lines are toast and need replacement. I did inspect the boom car, and all is well.
My issue is an issue with the fuller assembly (have isolated…"
"If you’re having difficulty with the mainsail furling or unfurling there are a couple of things to check before you start working on the furler itself. The first is to check the car that rides on top of the boom. It has a couple dozen Torlon…"
All,I suspect my mainsheet furling system requires maintenance or replacement. I am looking for some guidance on dos/donts and lessons learned.Has anyone replaced the furling assembly on a BEN OC 43 (2009) with in-mast US Spar furling system?-BrendanSee More
"I have to regularly clear out the faucet screens (both in Galley and in Head). Does anyone know where I can get a replacement for that screen? It's the little blue plastic aerator in the Skandvik galley faucet. Mine is…"
"Thank you, Peter.
I will definitely try your suggestion. I had checked/cleaned the faucet screen (with no change), but I'd never considered the braided supply lines.
I'll try your suggestion and publish the results.
"I had a similar experience and after removing the faucet screen and removing a lot of calcium chips the low flow still remained. I found the blockage was in the smaller stainless braided lines that go from the semi rigid plumbing up into the…"
"we had this same hydraulic drive on our 2008 B43.
I agree with Jeff Shukis. This is a really nice hydraulic drive. It was extremely reliable and of sturdy construction. Well worth repairing if possible."
"Can anyone tell me if this is normal? Pre-purchase survey indicated: "The aft lower shroud chain plates for the main mast are not installed with the same orientation on the vessel. The starboard side chain plate is installed in a side to…"
Dave Shore asksDoes anyone know the manufacturer of the hydraulic auto helm installed on some B43's? The piston on mine has a leak on the bottom where the mounting pole sits. Looks like the packing or o-ring fell apart.My French built 2007 Oceanis 40 has a type 2 linear drive contact isThierry ETCHETO Responsable Vente France +33 (0) 559 562 646+33 (0) 682 828 050+33 (0) 559 569 email@example.comLECOMBLE & SCHMITT SAS - BP N° 2 - 156 route de Briscous - 64240 Urt - France…See More