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Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,659
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Forum: Fuel Check 06-24-2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 937
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Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By GoneDiving
I'm undergoing a major refit including swapping...

I'm undergoing a major refit including swapping 30 & 10kva auxiliaries for 5000w of solar, 10kw inverters and 840ah 48v batteries. I've created a tonne of space in the engine room, drastically...
Forum: Power Systems 06-22-2022, 02:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,234
Posted By GoneDiving
Are your blowers designed to actually exchange...

Are your blowers designed to actually exchange all the air volume in your ER? Mine aren't as the inlet and exhaust are very close together and at the same height. This allows cooling air to simply...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,210
Posted By GoneDiving
I thought everyone was playing a practical joke...

I thought everyone was playing a practical joke on the new guy (me) but apparently it's common here to fill BB's with molasses to prevent porpoising. Note that I live in the centre of a sugar cane...
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By GoneDiving
Sorry, I just saw your reply. Yes and they are...

Sorry, I just saw your reply. Yes and they are very reliable and easy to calibrate. The difficulty could be finding one with a low enough flow rate.

Good luck
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By GoneDiving
Like this? ...

Like this?

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/324348565846?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&mkrid=705-154756-20017-0&ssspo=trPc5l3wTY2&sssrc=2349624&ssuid=Bs4fEo4UTim&var=&widget_ver=artemis&media=COPY
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2022, 10:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,931
Posted By GoneDiving
Clearly no one saw Dealiest Catch when Sig gave a...

Clearly no one saw Dealiest Catch when Sig gave a greenhorn a 15 minute kitchen/oven timer for a night watch then gave him a royal bollocking when it went off. 😁
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 04-22-2022, 01:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,601
Posted By GoneDiving
I assume you have exactly mapped out how you are...

I assume you have exactly mapped out how you are going to place your panels. I gained nearly 25% by actually using more but smaller panels (250W) and being able to fit around roofline obstructions...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-24-2022, 09:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,735
Posted By GoneDiving
I'm sure they can. However I've got a couple of...

I'm sure they can. However I've got a couple of other loads in the same belts so if I can find a calculator then I can also calculate the max load on the drive/crankshaft pulley too

Cheers

PS...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-24-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,735
Posted By GoneDiving
Investigating this some more, I only have the...

Investigating this some more, I only have the capacity to add a generator that would be driven by a sheeve with duplex 1/2" belts. Does anyone have links to a calculator that can tell me the max...
Forum: Power Systems 03-23-2022, 03:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,308
Posted By GoneDiving
Where your unfinished lines from the shutoff...

Where your unfinished lines from the shutoff valves meet at the fuel pump will provide a path for fuel to flow from Tank 1 to Tank 2. If there are no check valves inline then levels can balance...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-21-2022, 06:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,735
Posted By GoneDiving
Thanks. Just incase they are of use, there seem...

Thanks. Just incase they are of use, there seem to be a few distributors in Aus:

https://www.meccalte.com/
Mecc Alte Alternators PTY LTD
10 Duncan Road, PO Box 1046
Dry Creek, 5094, South...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-21-2022, 03:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,735
Posted By GoneDiving
Sounds pretty good. Which distributor was that?...

Sounds pretty good. Which distributor was that? Does that include an AVR?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-19-2022, 02:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,735
Posted By GoneDiving
Some questions and comments: What is your...

Some questions and comments:

What is your current 24v 120a charger that you mention? Can it have additional alternators or generators fitted?

Would your dead alternators have survived if they...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-16-2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,722
Posted By GoneDiving
Did you get any feedback on this? Initial...

Did you get any feedback on this? Initial thoughts are that it's an easy way to gain considerable recharge capacity with minimal marginal cost, effort, spares, maintenance etc.

In what other...
Forum: Power Systems 03-14-2022, 01:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,958
Posted By GoneDiving
Be mindful that the location of inlets and...

Be mindful that the location of inlets and outlets have a dramatic effect on the exchange and cooling of the airspace. Mine currently has a forced inlet only about a foot away from the exhaust and...
Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 03-11-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,191
Posted By GoneDiving
IGNORE: A new post to restart notifications

IGNORE: A new post to restart notifications
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2022, 02:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,086
Posted By GoneDiving
Depends when you ask. Mine is 60,000hrs over...

Depends when you ask. Mine is 60,000hrs over 50yrs so let's say 1200 average. However, many of those were 24hr days for years on end as a commercial vessel. Now the vessel has moved about 50ft in...
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By GoneDiving
I'll admit this was one of the first questions I...

I'll admit this was one of the first questions I asked myself. What's the driver and ultimate aim? The vessel seems to have a back story worthy of preservation but if it's purely an attempt to get a...
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2022, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By GoneDiving
I remember seeing a few videos on this a while...

I remember seeing a few videos on this a while ago. To be honest it seemed like a lost cause back then but the newer series by the owner seem far more hopeful. Some of his results are very...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-07-2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By GoneDiving
Thanks again. I need to confirm what terminals...

Thanks again. I need to confirm what terminals are available externally and internally but yes, modifying for an external regulator seems the best option. It's definitely internally regulated now
...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 03-07-2022, 12:41 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,019
Posted By GoneDiving
We are sneaking up on AUD $2.00/ltr here...

We are sneaking up on AUD $2.00/ltr here (USD5.60/Gal). Slowing down by half a knot is going to save a lot more than waiting for prices to drop.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-07-2022, 12:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By GoneDiving
I've got a similar aim. I'm putting in a monster...

I've got a similar aim. I'm putting in a monster house bank and would like to be able to throttle the alt's output current if the bank is low to prevent long runs at full rated current.

There is...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-06-2022, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By GoneDiving
Many Thanks. Both your explaination and the doc...

Many Thanks. Both your explaination and the doc are very informative.
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