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Bob Brew replied to foster's discussion Serpentine pulley upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi Mike, Yes, They know me quite well at ElectroMaax!  At the time I bought their alternator, they didn't have a unique lithium solution.  It was common at the time to program the Balmar as close as you could using the traditional…"
Sep 4, 2018
Bob Brew replied to foster's discussion Serpentine pulley upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi Denis, I have a Victron Monitor on the Lithium Batteries.  Its measurements seem appropriate as far as amps drawn, amp hours remaining, voltage etc.  I don't have a temperature control for the alternator (but highs and lows are…"
Sep 4, 2018
Mike Brown replied to foster's discussion Serpentine pulley upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Bob, have you consulted ElectroMaax? Lithium batteries have a different charging pattern and it's possible you need to set up the regulator accordingly. Mike"
Aug 30, 2018
foster replied to foster's discussion Serpentine pulley upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi Bob, How do you measure the amps with a shunt monitor or a AMP DC clamp meter ? Are you sure the RPM of the electromaax is correct. (Tachometer). Do you have temperature control ? We sold our B43 two years ago and now have a Hallberg Rassy…"
Aug 30, 2018
Bob Brew replied to foster's discussion Serpentine pulley upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I know this is now an aged thread, but just came across it now!  I upgraded my Hitachi to an Electromaax 160A high output alternator with Serpentine belt and Balmar regulator.  I put it in about 4 years ago.  The install went well and…"
Aug 30, 2018
John Hanrahan replied to foster's discussion EXTRA STORAGE in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi Jeff could you send me pictures of the finished project"
Apr 8, 2018
Rafa replied to foster's discussion EXTRA STORAGE in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi Foster, When I start any summer journey I always fill all the space under the floor with 1.5l bottles of watter, wich use to provide enough drinking watter for a month. With regard to an additional fuel tank I installed one (70l) under the the…"
Mar 3, 2018
Mike Wilson replied to foster's discussion EXTRA STORAGE in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Looked at my cutlery drawer and will have brother-in-law with cabinet shop in Tulsa make me a drawer.  There is a support board at the back of the boards that the drawer slides are attached to.  The back board runs completely across the…"
Jan 15, 2018

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At 1:47pm on January 27, 2009, Mike Brown said…
No arch for October Moon. We don't always take the dinghy with us and when we do we tow it.
 
 
 

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