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Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 14-05-2017, 02:19
Replies: 1
Views: 1,110
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: Tesla Doubles Life Span of Lithium Batteries

Would've been nice if the pricks at mit hadn't pulled the video.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 13-05-2017, 12:31
Replies: 27
Views: 3,038
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: Solar panel price survey

2 340 watt panels from Sun Electronics - Lowest Prices in Solar Panels, Kits, Inverters (https://sunelec.com/) got the grade "C" they look and function great IIRC they were $480 with shipping.
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 09-03-2017, 16:51
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: Exaust Mixing Elbow

So here's what I got for a little over $300. Looks good and should last as long as I need it too.
PS: it was at Sailcraft in Oriental NC not Sailright wherever they are??

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Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 06-03-2017, 12:50
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: Exaust Mixing Elbow

The OSCO wasn't worth fixing the backside looked worse than the front and it is about a third stopped up with what looked like Bondo?

No luck finding one, well I did find an aluminum one but that...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 03-03-2017, 05:53
Replies: 18
Views: 7,853
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: Back of solar controller very hot!

Get yourself one of these so you can check the output of each individual panel. I got mine from Amazon. Is it the most accurate out there? Probably not, but at it's price if it falls into the drink...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 26-02-2017, 08:55
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By Salty Mike
Exaust Mixing Elbow

I need one for the Perkins 4-154 in my 41' Morgan OI.
The one on there now is an OCSO and has sprang a leak from what looks like a bad casting. I cleaned out the hole and packed it with JB Weld,...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 02-02-2017, 06:08
Replies: 5
Views: 2,049
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: Solar Panel Suppliers

Got my 2 340 watt panels from Sun Electric opted for the "C" grade hard to tell them from grade "A" had some scratches on the aluminum and they are working great.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 27-01-2017, 05:12
Replies: 34
Views: 12,018
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: Installing Underwater Lighting

And there I was thinking "I'll get a boat and get out and away from all the light pollution back home" Oh well live and learn.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 24-11-2016, 06:42
Replies: 5
Views: 2,049
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: Solar Panel Suppliers

I spoke with Lewis yesterday about their deal on Suniva 330-C01-SW, 330 watt grade "C" for $159 thats hard to beat. Grade "C" has cosmetic imperfections but performs as it should, they have no...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 07-11-2016, 17:41
Replies: 1
Views: 808
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: New spin on the windmill

Gonna take a lot of room. But it looks like a good idea.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 05-11-2016, 04:24
Replies: 249
Views: 29,834
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: What is your Real Amp Hour per Day Usage

Thing is I have no real world experience, just got my boat getting her ready to "Go" I have to build up a system from scratch. I'm going to start with 4-6v Gel golf cart batteries and maybe 4-600...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 04-11-2016, 03:14
Replies: 19
Views: 2,340
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: Battery Bank Where?

Charley Morgan put mine in the engine room just inside the door for easy access, he's a smart feller he is.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 03-11-2016, 05:52
Replies: 5
Views: 2,049
Posted By Salty Mike
Solar Panel Suppliers

Anybody tried this outfit Sun Electronics - Lowest Prices in Solar Panels, Kits, Inverters (https://sunelec.com/) Sun Electronics?
My bride saw them recommended about on the Face Book.

I'm looking...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 01-11-2016, 19:30
Replies: 249
Views: 29,834
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: What is your Real Amp Hour per Day Usage

I'm right there with you I really hoped this was going to be an informative thread but it turned into a bitch festcat fight.:facepalm:
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 01-11-2016, 02:10
Replies: 28
Views: 23,236
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: Best way to run wires through the hull or deck

Could you please provide a link to this, I've got several leaking deck penetrations that have GOOP under them I was going to use butyl tape or roofing rubber but I'd like to have a look at your...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 29-10-2016, 03:16
Replies: 7
Views: 5,613
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: New Tesla Powerwall 2.0

That bites cause I'm getting ready to outfit my boat and at first to sounded promising.

Dang it, back to the drawing board. :banghead:
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 26-10-2016, 00:51
Replies: 12
Views: 2,521
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: Best Solar Array's and Chargers?

Where are you located? Or where do you sell them from?
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 24-10-2016, 05:19
Replies: 180
Views: 19,095
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: Installing a fuel polishing system

I believe you would be better off running the pump off a relay energized from the ignition switch.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 21-10-2016, 09:59
Replies: 5
Views: 1,477
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: Need to find Solenoids for my Barient 28 electric winch

Really, I didn't know that, glad I ( or the OP) didn't order up a mess of em. Thanks
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 19-10-2016, 04:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,477
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: Need to find Solenoids for my Barient 28 electric winch

How many amps does it draw? All electronics had some 25 amp solid state relays $8.95 ea. they are single pole so you'd have to double up on them but they have lots of others to choose from.

25A...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 15-10-2016, 05:15
Replies: 17
Views: 4,687
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: ACRs and Two Bank Battery Chargers

If you want to keep the setup ypu have why not add a switch for the ground wire? Or if you wanted to get fancy use a relay energized from the ignition switch.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 12-10-2016, 12:03
Replies: 21
Views: 5,788
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: Flexable Solar mounted on mast

Boy, I hope it's not the end of sailboat cruising I'm just stepping into the lifestyle almost got the boat ready we hope to leave out in the next few months please don't let it stop now...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 11-10-2016, 19:27
Replies: 21
Views: 5,788
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: Flexable Solar mounted on mast

If a mast were covered in thin film solar panel it would be mighty pretty. If those panels were covered in a layer of micro prisms that changed the angle of declination to the sun it might make some...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 04-10-2016, 19:42
Replies: 11
Views: 1,178
Posted By Salty Mike
Re: Shore power charger

Does that include shipping?
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 30-09-2016, 19:21
Replies: 52
Views: 7,091
Posted By Salty Mike
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