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Forum: Electric/Hybrid   3 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 742
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Battery choices for offshore use

AGMs are the worst choice for any bank that will be neglected. Reading Maine Sail's posts on this are very clear.

AGM Battery Issues (from Maine Sail)
AGM Batteries - Making The Choice -...
Forum: Electrical Systems   1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Alternator for Charging Batteries

Overcharging with Combiners or ACRs The MYTH:
Overcharging Batteries with a Combiner or ACR (http://c34.org/bbs/index.php/topic,7052.0.html)
Forum: Diesel   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Westerbeke 30B3 running rough in idle

Yes. That's the right thing to do.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-01-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 1,201
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Adler Barbour fridge short cycling

Not to beat a dead horse, but it's covered in Kollmann's website. He'll actually check out your module for you!

But I would never come on your boat to check your anchor! :wink
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-30-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 1,201
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Adler Barbour fridge short cycling

Kollmann Marine (http://www.kollmann-marine.com/Performance%20problems.aspx)

Stop guessing and go to the expert.
Forum: Electrical Systems   01-14-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 796
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: No Main Fuse

Battery Bank Fusing Photo Gallery by Compass Marine How To at pbase.com (http://www.pbase.com/mainecruising/battery_fusing)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-07-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,685
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Vented loop vent confusion/waste system sanity check

Boy, are you ever overthinking this.

And reinventing the wheel.

Try this:

Selecting a Sanitation System | West Marine (http://www.westmarine.com/WestAdvisor/Selecting-a-Sanitation-System)...
Forum: Electrical Systems   08-04-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Starter or battery?

Anything intermittent like that is an electrical connection going south.

Check the main engine ground first, it might look good, but pull hard on it, and remove it and clean it.

Check the fuse...
Forum: Diesel   07-25-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 2,439
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Universal M25 Knock?

eh, are you SURE it was engine knock? Not something outside the boat? Zinc loose? All coupling bolts in place?
Forum: Electrical Systems   05-23-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Looking for Link 2000 Battery Monitor?

Shawn, don't know if you've ever seen this:

For everyone installing a battery monitor: The "Gotcha Algorithm" thread, a "MUST READ"

Link-series Charging Algorithms -- The "Gotcha" Factor!...
Forum: Electrical Systems   05-18-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 2,101
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: eliminated engine...wheres my negative? jajaja

so what would be the simplest way of getting a common ground now, going back to battery terminal?

Yes.

Done.

Don't use anything else.

It always was your electrical ground which was then,...
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-18-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,648
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Electrical 101

Electrical Systems 101 Electrical Systems 101 (http://c34.org/bbs/index.php/topic,5977.0.html)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-01-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,802
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: plastic porthole windows

Beckson port removal tool

Removing Beckson ports w/flix (http://c34.org/bbs/index.php?topic=3241.0)
Forum: Electronics   05-29-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,691
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: How to operate this #*%!! Victron 602??

Once you've figured that one out, try this:

For everyone installing a battery monitor: The "Gotcha Algorithm" thread, a "MUST READ"

Link-series Charging Algorithms -- The "Gotcha" Factor!...
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