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Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,177
Posted By f508
The 48 has a great engine room too. As mentioned...

The 48 has a great engine room too. As mentioned above, eventually, you'll be glad for that.
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,462
Posted By f508
I like these for a wide beam coverage. ...

I like these for a wide beam coverage.
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Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,462
Posted By f508
I have an Imalent DX80 but I find its beam to be...

I have an Imalent DX80 but I find its beam to be too wide so that it produces a lot of glare in the moist hazy air near the water at night.

For far less money but still a ton of light I use this...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 07-10-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,019
Posted By f508
I hope it all works out for you, but remember,...

I hope it all works out for you, but remember, it's never really your boat, it's just your turn.
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,730
Posted By f508
I've got a pair if the Fujinon Techno-Stabi 14x40...

I've got a pair if the Fujinon Techno-Stabi 14x40 and I've found them less than useful on the San Francisco Bay because the boat is usually rocking more that the binoculars can stabilize. If it is...
Forum: Power Systems 02-20-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
I put a heat gun on the bearing areas of the pump...

I put a heat gun on the bearing areas of the pump and they aren't warm. While I did enlarge the chamber, it is still pumping a ton of water.

The generator does not have any gauges, but I have...
Forum: Power Systems 02-19-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
Oops! Noted :thumb:

Oops! Noted :thumb:
Forum: Power Systems 02-19-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
I’ve gotten a total of 6 hours of successful...

I’ve gotten a total of 6 hours of successful operation on the generator and impellor. I’ve tried the following actions since the impellor issue began.

1. Installed a sea strainer in the raw water...
Forum: Power Systems 02-17-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
A quick update. I ran the generator for just...

A quick update.

I ran the generator for just over 2 hours today, and so far so good. It has run up to 4 hours before failure on earlier repairs, so I am a bit past half way.
Forum: Power Systems 02-17-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
Yes, I did the same thing. I took the pump down...

Yes, I did the same thing. I took the pump down to my neighbor to ask him to look at it and he pulled out a chunk of rubber like that from what I thought was a clear path. After that I double...
Forum: Power Systems 02-16-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
Thanks. I'll get some lapping compound and take...

Thanks. I'll get some lapping compound and take care of it at the next haul out.
Forum: Power Systems 02-16-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
Yes, and that is what it looks like right up...

Yes, and that is what it looks like right up until the impeller shreds. We'll see this cycle. I ran it for about 30 minutes today, with 2 starts. If we get a little break between storms I'll try...
Forum: Power Systems 02-16-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
This morning I reinstalled the pump with the...

This morning I reinstalled the pump with the latest impeller.

This is a link to a brief video of the exhaust. Does it look about right to you guys?

https://frankschaffer.net/flow.MOV

This is...
Forum: Power Systems 02-16-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
The wet side of the pump stays cool to the touch,...

The wet side of the pump stays cool to the touch, but I'm going to watch the bearing side for overheating.

There could be some sort of debris in the heat exchanger that intermittently blocks the...
Forum: Power Systems 02-16-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
That is a great idea! Unfortunately for...

That is a great idea!

Unfortunately for me, I don't think it will solve my problem because mine seems to start pumping fine, and I verify water is coming out of the exhaust, and then later while...
Forum: Power Systems 02-15-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
I'll look into that. I think I have another year...

I'll look into that. I think I have another year before I'll need to do the bottom, so I'll get that figured out before I pull her out. I think it would be pretty expensive to cut out the existing...
Forum: Power Systems 02-15-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
Unfortunately I wasn't there for the original...

Unfortunately I wasn't there for the original service. I have been ordering the replacement part number listed in the manual for the pump number that is stamped on the pump. The clearance seemed...
Forum: Power Systems 02-15-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
Thanks, but I am good. I have mine that I have...

Thanks, but I am good. I have mine that I have cleaned up and then another used one that I bought on eBay. If I can't get it to work with all that, I am going to switch to an electric pump.
Forum: Power Systems 02-15-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
It must be how the light is hitting it. The...

It must be how the light is hitting it. The impeller was more or less symmetrically destroyed.
Forum: Power Systems 02-12-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
I like the idea of wiring into the 120v output to...

I like the idea of wiring into the 120v output to sync the pump operation with the generator operation.

I hadn't thought through the consequences of a running pump with the generator off. My...
Forum: Power Systems 02-11-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
I see. Having done a little more searching I...

I see. Having done a little more searching I think I found the one you bought. Very nice, and a good solution. If this next round of repairs doesn't do it, I think I'll fit one.

Thanks.
Forum: Power Systems 02-11-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
I was going to go down the electric pump road. I...

I was going to go down the electric pump road. I could mount an electric above the waterline. I am hesitant to introduce a plastic pump in a raw water circuit, so I thought I would take a good run...
Forum: Power Systems 02-11-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
I decided to go ahead and remove the galling from...

I decided to go ahead and remove the galling from the failed impellers in the interior of the chamber. I cleaned the inside up and then turned the mounting surface down to maintain about 3/16ths...
Forum: Power Systems 02-11-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
Oh, I wasn't aware of that. I'll replace that...

Oh, I wasn't aware of that. I'll replace that hose then. That segment is only a couple of feet long.

Thanks!
Forum: Power Systems 02-10-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,596
Posted By f508
The intake hose isn't collapsing. It is pretty...

The intake hose isn't collapsing. It is pretty thick walled, and it is visible during operation.

On the install I apply the lubricant that comes with the impellers, it is a thick grease, but I...
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