Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on Cruisers Forums. Advertise Here
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 23-04-2018, 10:02   #16
Senior Cruiser
Cheechako's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Skagit City, WA
Posts: 20,863
Re: Reduce Gas solenoid heat/consumption - cheap idea

Originally Posted by KeelMe View Post
It actually does not meet two or three ABYC standards. But we accept that; the whole system is pressure tested every three months as part of our PM checklist. There is also a propane detector next to the valve in the engine room that is also tested regularly.

They do allow the flexible bit; it's actually required on gimbaled stoves.
Yeah. It defies logic a bit though. They dont want connecting fittings inside the boat, which would normally be stationary/not stressed. But a connceting fitting inside the boat that is dynamic and moves a lot is acceptable!
But then all of ABYC is voluntary anyway .

"I spent most of my money on Booze, Broads and Boats. The rest I wasted" - Elmore Leonard

Cheechako is offline   Reply With Quote

cheap, consumption

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Want To Buy: Need a Cheap, Cheap, Cheap Boat . . . Did I Mention Cheap ? TheScarab Classifieds Archive 52 05-02-2012 13:29
Idea to Reduce Somali Piracy ? Cadence10m Indian Ocean & Red Sea 123 23-02-2011 11:21

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:21.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.