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Need to Replace Sea Fire ESRS Box for Viking

Discussion in 'Technical Discussion' started by sportfsh84, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. sportfsh84

    sportfsh84 New Member

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    I need to replace a Sea Fire ESRS Mark VIII model 131-267 on a viking. This is the fire control system box. Spoke to Sea Fire and various distributors, part is no longer made and not available from them. Does anyone have one of these parts for sale?
  2. K1W1

    K1W1 Senior Member

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    Hi,

    I do not envy your search for that part as not much comes up on Google when searching for one.

    Is it possible that you could adapt another model to do the same job rather than have to look at changing your whole system?
  3. sportfsh84

    sportfsh84 New Member

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    Sea Fire says no, but I'll continue to explore options. Looking for the simple and fastest fix before committing to a new system!
  4. Capt J

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    Try contacting Norman at Marine fire and safety in Fort Lauderdale, try Sailorman in Fort Lauderdale, possibly ebay........
  5. Fishtigua

    Fishtigua Senior Member

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    Sea-Fire have superseded many of their parts recently. On a fairly new Targa we had to replace the entire system at a very good price from Sea-Fire due to the changes.

    Check with your insurance broker/surveyer whether putting the old system back is the best way to go. They get very antsy about fire safety.
  6. abnitt88

    abnitt88 New Member

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    sportfsh84, do you still need the ESRS? I have a new mark V for sale- check your PM... thanks
  7. Brad hertz

    Brad hertz New Member

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    I have a 43 Viking Express and I can't find where the hell they installed the box, let alone finding a replacement
  8. Capt Ralph

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    Are you sure you have one?
  9. Brad hertz

    Brad hertz New Member

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    I have a sea fire system and the tank went dry so I by passed it now the bypass doesn't work and my fire guy says probably the black box. Don't they all have one? 1998 viking express
  10. Capt J

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    Have you called Viking? They know where everything is mounted on all of the boats they've built.
  11. Capt Ralph

    Capt Ralph Senior Member

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    By-Passed? By a dash mini panel? Follow those wires from that mini panel.
    I don't think they all have a factory install.
    But if Viking did installed it, Your manual and the factory will know.

    The by-pass does not work? The engines won't start?
    Or the lil light is out?