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  1. Miss Saigon
    Hi Tellie - My watermaker membrane has been fouled with diesel. Is there a way to recover the membrane or am I looking at a very expensive replacement. The membrane is from a Katadyn 80E (dual membranes required) and the cost from the OEM is OMG. Any alternates available in the aftermarket?
  2. W.T.Gross
    I read your reply to the guy with a 380C for sale for parts. We also have a 380C. We just started an attempt to put into service and found we have a non functioning stroke sensor. So, no electronic parts avaiable equals you have my attention. Where can I go to find parts and instructions to convert to a Cape Horn Extreme 330?
  3. Yellowjacket
    Tellie, I have a boat in the Pacific Northwest that I hope to take south in the fall. I am looking for a good used manual Spectra watermaker in the 400 g/day range. Are they ever available, or do I bite the bullet and buy new? ~ Erik Dolson
  4. SV__Grace
    Hi Tellie, CF forum members sing your praises as the Spectra Guru, so I thought I would reach out with a problem I'm stuck with. I have a Spectra Santa Cruz model that was recently professionally reconditioned (new membrane and pumps, rebuilt Clark, etc. and I can't get the pickling/cleaning procedure to work because it won't suck anything from the bucket. It worked before, and I've checked all the valves, etc and can't find anything wrong. I even tried work-arounds, such as bypassing the service valve and no joy. No leaks, good pressure. Any ideas?
  5. surazo
    Hi Tellie , a sailor in the chat C&S forum gave me your name .I have a sea recovery ultra whisper 200 12 volts but it died due to a fail in the tubular ETD .It receive flow from low pressure pump but is incapable to raise the pressure to the membrane .In fact it doesn't work .I'm trying to contact sea recovery for a maintenance kit of seals and o'ring or a new ETD , but has been impossible to do .Could you help me ? .Mi mail is and name hernan Correa .My sailboat is at Puerto Montt Chile .Thanks and regards
  6. Looking4Neptune
    Hi Tellie - I saw your posts about Spectra watermakers. I will be buying one soon. How do you determine which watermaker is right for a client? We have a 2010 Leopard 46, purchased last month. We will mostly be two people live-aboard for 6 to 8 months each year, cruising the So Pacific. May have up to 4 guests occasionally. We have a 9kw generator and will be getting at least 1200 watts of solar. We are in San Diego now.
  7. Lee-Way
    Tellie, I'm on a boat in Hollywood Marina. Do you do repairs on Spectra? My boat has one which didn't work when I bought the boat. I am interested in getting it working.
  8. GRIT
    Hi Tellie.

    Are you running a boatshow sale on cape horn watermakers this week? I see there's a show in Lauderdale right now.

    We spoke at the Miami show last year, I'm sure you remember me. ��

  9. xbillaroo
    Please Tellie, can you tell me if it is possible to have drip leak between the composite cylinder and the base on a Clark pump. I have replaced the pipes and fittings directly below this joint and redone this many times to still get a small drip with each piston stroke with pressure. If the pressure relief valve is open there is no drip. This joint seems to be permanently sealed and obvious way to get it apart. Thanks for your time and expertise.
  10. CMO Tashina
    Hi Tellie, do you ever get your hands on a used or reconditioned Spectra or Katadyn 12 volt model? I have a smallish boat (28' Morgan Out Island) so limited space and even more limited budget. I know these items can get very pricey new. Thanks for any info on this. Christa

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  • About Tellie
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    FP Athena 38' Poerava
    Hollywood, Fl.
    Halden Marine Service, Dealers in Spectra, Watermakers, Florida Distributor for AMI watermakers, membranes and parts, Super Wind 350 generators, and SunWare Marine solar systems. Sales, service, installs.


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