[Public-List] Waterlift and Standpipe Mufflers
jamesallocco at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 18:59:51 PST 2012
Thank you for your responce and the information. I decided to have a new
standpipe fabricated as I don't believe I have enough room to install a
On Sun, Dec 2, 2012 at 9:53 AM, George Dinwiddie <gdinwiddie at alberg30.org>wrote:
> Hi, Jim,
> On 12/1/12 7:50 PM, James Allocco wrote:
>> Fellow Albergers,
>> I had a standpipe muffler fabricated out of stainless steel 20 years ago
>> and it is time to replace it. Unfortunately the quotes are approx $1000.
>> Needless to say I am looking at other options. I am most interested in
>> George Dinwiddies water lift muffler for a couple of reasons.
>> 1. it appears to be something I can fabricate myself.
>> 2. Hopefully I hope it will fit it in the same location as my current
>> standpipe as I have a Fresh water Heat Exchanger installed in the most
>> forward area of my port side locker.
>> Has anyone installed that or any other water lift in that area. If not
>> where were you able to install one?
>> Also George, I understand you have made other modifications to your
>> muffler, could you please further explain as I don't fully understand the
>> Finally I see that Moyer Marine has a standpipe selling for about $500. It
>> is made for a Tartan. It appears to be approx 6"shorter and the discharge
>> line is near the bottom instead of the top as is in our original design.
>> Does anyone have any experence with this design or have an opinion as to
>> it would work on our boats?
> I think my waterlift was an off-the-shelf item. It was installed by the
> previous owner. If you'd like, I could take some photos and measurements
> for you.
> Waterlift mufflers are available to purchase. Googling turned up these
> I've got one of the original bronze standpipe mufflers in my basement, if
> that's of interest. It looks pretty good, but I can't vouch for the working
> - George
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