I installed a salvaged Scandvik shower mixer, part #10466 in the hot hole in the bathroom counter when I replaced the taps. It was fine until I winterized the boat last fall and wondered why there was pink on the counter and dripping out of the facet.
I opened the cartridge and found that there is a o-ring that sits atop the upper ceramic disc that appeared to have been pinched. How this happened I don’t know. Perhaps it swelled from the alcohol in the antifreeze?
After searching the internet and finding the model #, then contacting Scandvik I received a parts diagram and a quote for $30 USD plus shipping for a new Continue reading Saga of the leaking tap.
We did it! We have stepped up to a 1999 Hunter 340. It’s a big leap but ouR rationale is a bigger boat will be a cottage substitute and allow us to do over-nighters in style with a real kitchen, bathroom (shower!) and bedroom! The cockpit is clear of ropes as the arch has the traveler on it and all lines run under the deck and a swim platform (with shower!). It has a roller-furler on the jib and main, for super ease of use. I think if it as a floating rec-room, hopefully the kids will too.
Elation on closing day.
the flip side of elation….
Sophie’s first visit.
“It’s big Daddy!”
Testing out the aft birth.
Of course we need a new name… Sophie suggested “Dude” in honour of the turtle in Finding Nemo.