[Public-List] galley pumps

Gordon Laco mainstay at csolve.net
Mon Oct 5 05:08:14 PDT 2009

Brilliant George -

I guess that is like solving a software problem by shutting the  
computer down, waiting a few moments then firing it up again...

Good morning!


On 5-Oct-09, at 8:02 AM, George Dinwiddie wrote:

> I've discovered a way to "recondition" the rubber part of this pump.  
> The problem was that the rubber cup was not making a seal against  
> the sides of the pump wall.  I took the cup out and turned it inside  
> out for an hour.  After setting it right again and reinstalling, the  
> pump works.  We'll see how long that does the trick.
> - George
> George Dinwiddie wrote:
>> Wonderful!  Just to be clear, this is the plastic model (http://bit.ly/47r5hU 
>> ) rather than those gorgeous brass ones.
>> Though if I can't get the rebuild kit, maybe that's an excuse to  
>> get a beautiful pump? ;-)  Shhh, don't tell Gail.
>> - George
>> Gordon Laco wrote:
>>> I supply those George - I will see how quickly I can get one for  
>>> you.
>>> Stand by please
>>> Gord
>>> On 27-Sep-09, at 8:28 PM, George Dinwiddie wrote:
>>>> Just discovered late today that the galley pump (Fynspray rocker  
>>>> type) isn't pumping.  Local stores are closed, but a google for a  
>>>> rebuild kit isn't turning up much.  West Marine shows it out of  
>>>> stock, online. Fawcett's web site is down.
>>>> The Wild Goose Chase is coming up quickly, and I'll be out of  
>>>> town all week.  I wonder if I need to order a new pump, or if  
>>>> these kits are still available.  Anyone know?
> -- 
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