Does Your Galley Wobble??

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Does Your Galley Wobble??

Post by BOAT » Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:39 am

I got mad when I started working on the Galley because it wobbled. I could not figure out why it was all wobbly so I removed the front and realized the galley only has three feet. It's like as if your rectangular kitchen table had only three legs. I was mad because the galley could wobble so much it made my water glass splash out water if you banged into the galley.

:(

That's not gonna do - so I cut a square hole into the bottom of the galley and put a gadget thing in the hole. Now the galley does not wobble anymore.

I can't explain what I did so I made pictures of it

Here are the pictures: https://vimeo.com/258626357

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Re: Does Your Galley Wobble??

Post by Tomfoolery » Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:03 pm

:D :D :D Did you ever work for Ron Popeil? But wait - there's more! :)

Or Uncle Sam, making educational films in the 50's? :P

Nice work. Funny vid, too. :D

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Re: Does Your Galley Wobble??

Post by RussMT » Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:59 pm

Great mod as usual. Couldn't you have added another slide to the rail? Should be quite smooth now.

Cute 50s video with Our Mr. Meredeth.

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Re: Does Your Galley Wobble??

Post by BOAT » Mon Mar 05, 2018 5:28 pm

You can't add another slide to the rail - if you did the galley would only slide to the rear about half way - the added slide would be hanging in the air when the galley is moved to the aft position but even that would not work because there is a big bolt on the end of the slide that would not let that added slide come off the track or back on again. If you used a slide it would need to run off the track, and back on again.

That's why I did the moving picture - because it was too hard to explain.

Tell Tom that it is a US Government sanctioned information video for civilian use only. I studied the problem extensively before attempting a solution.

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The video is for civilian use only.

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Re: Does Your Galley Wobble??

Post by RussMT » Mon Mar 05, 2018 6:05 pm

BOAT wrote:You can't add another slide to the rail - if you did the galley would only slide to the rear about half way - the added slide would be hanging in the air when the galley is moved to the aft position but even that would not work because there is a big bolt on the end of the slide that would not let that added slide come off the track or back on again. If you used a slide it would need to run off the track, and back on again.
Of course, you thought this out thoroughly.

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Re: Does Your Galley Wobble??

Post by BOAT » Mon Mar 05, 2018 6:40 pm

I was very careful to use scientific methods to get the right formula - I did not want Tom to make fun of me. Who puts wheels on boat galleys?

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The only picture I can think of that sort of explains it is this one - the wheel rides on the top of the bunk - it does not ride on the top of the track - so it's well inside of where the bolt is so that bolt does not interfere with the wheel:

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The other thing is friction - with 4 sliders I was concerned there would be too much friction

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I almost thought to put another wheel on the other side too because it would help eliminate friction but then I thought - "what would hold the galley from hitting the roof of the boat if I turned the boat over?

So I decided not to.

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Re: Does Your Galley Wobble??

Post by Tomfoolery » Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:06 pm

BOAT wrote:I was very careful to use scientific methods to get the right formula - I did not want Tom to make fun of me. Who puts wheels on boat galleys?

The other thing is friction - with 4 sliders I was concerned there would be too much friction

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I almost thought to put another wheel on the other side too because it would help eliminate friction but then I thought - "what would hold the galley from hitting the roof of the boat if I turned the boat over?

So I decided not to.
But are the two main spurving bearings in a direct line with the panametric fan, and are they so fitted to the ambifacient lunar waneshaft that side fumbling is effectively prevented?

I'm sure you've accounted for that.

Haven't you? :|

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Re: Does Your Galley Wobble??

Post by BOAT » Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:11 pm

Maybe

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Re: Does Your Galley Wobble??

Post by Tomfoolery » Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:18 pm

BOAT wrote:Image

The video is for civilian use only.
So this one.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ac7G7xOG2Ag

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Re: Does Your Galley Wobble??

Post by BOAT » Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:37 pm

Tomfoolery wrote:
BOAT wrote:Image

The video is for civilian use only.
So this one.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ac7G7xOG2Ag

It just looks like a 1965 Ford 3 speed C4 to me. What am i missing?

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Re: Does Your Galley Wobble??

Post by K9Kampers » Tue Mar 06, 2018 2:02 pm

BOAT wrote: It just looks like a 1965 Ford 3 speed C4 to me. What am i missing?
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Re: Does Your Galley Wobble??

Post by Jeff L » Thu Mar 08, 2018 2:09 am

Once I saw where this was going, I stopped the video, and put on tall boots before restarting the video... :D :D :D


So this one.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ac7G7xOG2Ag[/quote]

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Re: Does Your Galley Wobble??

Post by Highlander » Thu May 31, 2018 3:35 am

Well my boat is a 2008 & my galley is rock solid not sloppy like ur,s I installed this safety grab bar on mine & I can pull on it up /down & sideways & that galley don,t move period slides yes when its unlocked
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I,d say who ever was making the galley,s into the molds the yr ur boat was built was obviously not doing his job right ! , that looks like poor workmanship to me , looks like the mat & resin was not being worked & pressed into the mold in the one corner ! ?
I,m surprised u did not notice that right away & get a new galley when the boat was still under warranty ! , anyways looks like u got it fixed now !
J 8)

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Re: Does Your Galley Wobble??

Post by Wayne nicol » Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:31 pm

i really like the mod and the verbal banter :D .
this will be one mod i will do for sure- thank you!!
my galley also wobbles
awesome video 8)

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Re: Does Your Galley Wobble??

Post by Highlander » Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:31 pm

I think u guy,s got wobbly heads
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_wTUyQpRI4

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