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Ambition

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Re: Water heater element
« Reply #8 on: April 30, 2020, 11:53:41 AM »
AS always the team at Queen Long are very supportive. They were able to source a replacement heater element for me in Taiwan for US$100. I will go that route as  it is less expensive and undertaking getting a new water heater to the Caribbean and them installing it is more of a project than we want to undertake. We will save the install efforts to convert the *&%$&#@ Fischer Panda generator to an anchor and install a Northern Lights unit.

Merrill and Maryse
S/V Ambition H46 #40
Just sittin' in Antigua until flights and some semblance of normalcy returns.....

Aria49

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Re: Water heater element
« Reply #7 on: April 30, 2020, 11:11:58 AM »
Thanks for all of your help on this
Brian Stork
Aria  H49#30

Caregg

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Re: Water heater element
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2020, 08:16:30 PM »
I replaced the hot water heater on my year 2000 Hylas 46 #31 "Caregg" in 2017 with a new Torrid MVS-10 that I got from

SEATTLE MARINE & FISHING SPLY
PO BOX 99098
SEATTLE, WA 98139-0098
USA
Phone: 206-285-5010
Fax: 206-285-7925

A very fine piece of equipment.  Cost $807 with $58 freight.  I think it is better made with more insulation than the original.  It is a tight fit in the space above the generator.  You might have to trim a bit of the shelf to get it in. 

Tim Fitzmaurice
s/v Caregg Hylas 46 #31

joel

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Re: Water heater element
« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2020, 04:53:55 PM »
Change the pressure relief valve too.  On my last boat I lost an entire tank of water twice while offshore before I found the problem.

Joel

Ambition

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Re: Water heater element
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2020, 12:10:15 PM »
On board Ambition our 2002 H46, the 120VAC heater decided it has done it part and packed up. We were planning to wait until the end of season to pull it out and try to find a replacement part. Changing the entire water heater would not be a pleasant task. If anyone finds a suitable replacement I would appreciate getting the source and part number.

Merrill and Maryse
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Nirvana

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Re: Water heater element
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2020, 11:43:52 AM »
Same here, we had an element go out on our prior boat.  They are standard elements.  I recommend pulling it and taking to your hardware store, just donít tell them itís for a boat, the price will double if you do!   :)
Ken Sabatini
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Windswept

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Re: Water heater element
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2020, 04:29:52 PM »
I don't have your same heater....but, Gloria (girl friend) had a 32' power boat with the same issue. I pulled the element, I belive I got the PN from either the element or on the side of the heater....googled it, found it, ordered it. Worked like a charm!

Aria49

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Water heater element
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2020, 04:50:55 PM »
Looks like after 20 years the elements in the original Mei Li Hsiang water heater have failed.
I searched but didnít see any posts on finding these.  Does anybody know where to source these?
Brian Stork
Aria  H49#30

 

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