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Ballast Vents

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  • Ballast Vents

    I will be glad if anyone can explain to me the principle of operation of the ballast tank vents. Have searched all available resources still having difficulty.


    Thanks in Anticipation

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOQUGRDQbso

    If submerged the float rises and seals vent hole stopping ingress of water.
    Get ready to ride the palomino stallion...

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    • #3
      I think that must rate as one of the dullest you tube videos
      http://www.google.com/patents/US20140283916

      there some pretty drawings
      you can take it with a pinch of salt, but i prefer it with a nip of whisky

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      • #4
        Thanks for the link, it was really helpful. [emoji106]

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