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Arne Opperud replied to sam's discussion aft water tank leak. b43 in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Sam, I had to replace my aft water tank after three years due to a large crack. According to the dealer; a well known production failure. The tank was replaced by the dealer. Arne"
Sep 27, 2013
Arne Opperud replied to Bruce Bogdanoff's discussion New Discussion on Generator for B 40 in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"John You have to take apart some elements before you put it In the locker. Then remount it inside the locker. Arne"
Jan 29, 2013
Arne Opperud replied to Greg Donnelly's discussion anchor windlass failure in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"On my B43 (European model),the thruster batteries are only beeing charged by the engine alternator. Arne"
Jun 21, 2012
Arne Opperud replied to Bruce Bogdanoff's discussion New Discussion on Generator for B 40 in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Bruce I don't know your type of generator. Foster has posted earlier some installation pictures. Please find enclosed some pictures of my installation of Whisper Power 3,5 gen set. It is the same as Mastervolt 3,5. I installed it in the sb aft…"
Jun 15, 2012
Arne Opperud replied to Greg Donnelly's discussion anchor windlass failure in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Harry That's the box I was thinking of. It's not the windlass relay, but the relay or switch that controls the feed of 12V to the control side of the relay under the berth in the forepeak. This is probably the weakest point of the windlass…"
Jun 7, 2012
Arne Opperud replied to Greg Donnelly's discussion anchor windlass failure in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Greg It seems like control relay failure. The control relay is mounted on the engine just behind the alternator (that's the case on B43).  It is a small box (aprox 2,5x2,5x2,5 cm) which is grounded to the dynamo. Check the cables; the…"
Jun 6, 2012
Arne Opperud replied to Jeff Shukis's discussion Looking for details/pictures of the B40 staysail and backstay adjuster options in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi Restarting the discussion in order to inform other B owners about hydraulic adjustable back stay system. I have'nt had time to test it properly, but will do next weekend. Here are a few pictures: Arne"
Jun 3, 2012
Arne Opperud replied to Alan's discussion water pressure failure in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Alan Correct. Tevfik has got it right. I am always running the system with only one valve open in order to keep track on consumption. It also helps me keep track on the state of freshness of the water. I prefer to empty one tank before it is filled…"
Jun 2, 2012
Arne Opperud replied to Alan's discussion water pressure failure in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Alan Have you checked that the valve that close/open the pipe to the fwd tank on the manifold is closed? The manifold wthe the valves is located in the space next to the water boiler (in the sofa) Arne"
Jun 1, 2012
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Jun 1, 2012
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Feb 11, 2012
foster replied to Arne Opperud's discussion Seawater pump in the galley in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Also If you know Pigalopp by email. I was interested in their "running backstays to stabilize the mast when reefed and using a solent on the removable front stay. Do you have any information on this and how they did it ? Denis"
Feb 5, 2012
foster replied to Arne Opperud's discussion Seawater pump in the galley in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi Arne The Mass combo is in the starboard lazarette where we also put the original charger dedicated to the starting battery and the bow thruster. It is controlled at the chart table as the generator by the Mastervolt network. The 230V is the one…"
Feb 5, 2012
Arne Opperud replied to Arne Opperud's discussion Seawater pump in the galley in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Mike Thanks a lot. If you had the choice; foot pump or electric pump? Arne"
Feb 5, 2012
Arne Opperud replied to Arne Opperud's discussion Seawater pump in the galley in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Denis230 Thanks for the information and the pictures. I am really impressed of your WM set up. Where have you placed the Mastervolt Mass Combi charger, and how have you arranged/ placed the socket(s) from the inverter? Is it possible to route the…"
Feb 5, 2012
foster replied to Arne Opperud's discussion Seawater pump in the galley in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi Arne, The Desalator installer suggested a separate and dedicated intake. But if you don't use the footpump and the WM at the same time the WM seacok that has to be faced forward could do. I know he did not want to use the thru hull that the…"
Jan 31, 2012

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Dave Shore replied to Dave Shore's discussion B43 wheel leather in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Thanks Mike. I will give it a try"
May 17
Mike Brown replied to Dave Shore's discussion B43 wheel leather in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I use cordovan shoe polish on mine and it's a pretty close match."
May 17
Dave Shore added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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B43 wheel leather

Does anyone know what the actual color of the wheel covering is? Mine needs a little T&C, some leather dye, not sure if its dark red or something else? Want to match it first try.ThanksSee More
May 17
Luis Vieira de Sá replied to sam's discussion fuel gauge accuracy in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hello, It was almost 6 years that I participated in the discussions about water and fuel level indicators in this forum. Only this winter I had a go on it. In particular I made the following: a) installed 10-180 ohms sensors in the 2 water tanks b)…"
May 16
Mike Brown replied to sam's discussion Head Hose changeout in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Sam, wow that's some serious blockage. Like James we too flush with fresh water. And like James haven't had any issues with hose blockage (that we know of) or odor. Actually we find our biggest source of odor in the heads come from the…"
May 10
James Taylor replied to sam's discussion Head Hose changeout in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Thanks for reply. Salt water + urine = calcification along with dead seacritter buildup/blockage equates to blocked pipes! Even though our B43 has never flushed seawater I maintained original equipment in place but totally disconnected (thru hull…"
May 10
sam replied to sam's discussion Head Hose changeout in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"James, we use saltwater when offshore. Otherwise we use a freshwater flush. The design is such that whatever is in the line sits between the top of the holding tank and the joker valve. Over time, stuff builds up. Amazed at what a human can produce!…"
May 9
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