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2984[Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Forward bildge water

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  • drdavegoodman
    Jul 2, 2007
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      Judy;
      There is no toggle switch that I can see in front of the bowthruster
      securing pin. I have a 1998 AM, #230. What year/# is yours?
      Dave

      --- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, "Judy" <sailingjudy@...> wrote:
      >
      > Dave,
      >
      > To answer your first question, there is no danger because to insert
      > the pin you have to turn off the toggle switch that is located in
      > front of the pin hole. With the toggle switch off the bow thruster
      > cannot be operated at the helm.
      >
      > Regarding your second question, I am not sure. We were concerned that
      > we might not adjust it properly so when we were in Guadeloupe, we
      > asked Amel to adjust it. That is when Laurent at Amel-Guadeloupe said
      > it was adjusted properly and showed us how to pull on the wire cable
      > to move it the last 1/2".
      >
      > Regarding a bilge pump for this area, we believe that it is designed
      > to remain dry. If you service the bow thruster and you secure it with
      > the locking pin, it will remain dry.
      >
      > Best,
      >
      > Bill & Judy Rouse
      > s/v BeBe
      > SM2 #387
      >
      > --- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, "drdavegoodman"
      > <drdavegoodman@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi Judy and Eric
      > > Thanks for your responses.
      > > Two questions:
      > > 1. Is there any danger of damaging the mechanism that lowers the
      > > bowthruster if the pin has it fixed in the up position and you forget
      > > to remove it while lowering the bowthruster?
      > > 2. When adjusting the bowthruster cable, I assume you do that when
      > > the bowthruster is in the down position?
      > > Dave
      > >
      > >
      >
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