96X ballast vent assembly

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96X ballast vent assembly

Post by Dawgfish » Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:50 pm

Howdy all!
The all thread valve midship under the step seems to be ready for replacement, I’m looking for info about this assembly, I don’t see any thread with this so far, please help ! I found it was broke when showing it to a buyer, moderately embarrassed about it.

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Re: 96X ballast vent assembly

Post by Dawgfish » Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:52 pm

Ha don’t know why I asked before hitting up BWY....
Anyway here’s the link
http://shop.bwyachts.com/product-p/h202-1x1.htm 8)

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Re: 96X ballast vent assembly

Post by Don T » Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:45 am

Hello,
When installing the valve make sure to bend the rod so that the plate and seal are parallel to the hull. It will seal better with less tension.

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Re: 96X ballast vent assembly

Post by Dawgfish » Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:10 pm

Oh ok! Thanks for the heads up!! I have to do this afloat (difficultious- maximus).
Any idea what angle ? A ballpark figure ?

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Re: 96X ballast vent assembly

Post by paul I » Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:12 pm

I never realized there ever was a second valve until your post. My :macx: is year 2000. I had to do a double take after I saw the Pic from BWY. I felt better when I read it and saw it had been discontinued in later models.

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Re: 96X ballast vent assembly

Post by Dawgfish » Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:58 pm

Interesting, I’m going to bond this to a zinc and keel strap.I’m sure galvanic current plus partially sealed stainless broke the bolt from the weld on the plate. The keel strap broke several years ago.its probably ready to be changed again.

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Re: 96X ballast vent assembly

Post by Don T » Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:37 pm

Dawgfish wrote:Oh ok! Thanks for the heads up!! I have to do this afloat (difficultious- maximus).
Any idea what angle ? A ballpark figure ?
Can't help with the angle. I assume all hulls and steps are slightly different. It's easy to see the mating surfaces when it's on the trailer.

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