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  • Warren Holybee
    Warren Holybee replied to the thread Lithium.
    Yes, I understand that.
  • Warren Holybee
    Warren Holybee replied to the thread chain plate bolts.
    I replaced those bolts a couple years ago, and the don't seem to be leaking. It's a reasonably easy job for 2 people, and every Morgan...
  • T
    One of our members posted some time ago that he lost his rig when the thru-deck bolts broke. I had one chainplate leak (starboard cap...
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  • jose santin
    jose santin replied to the thread Lithium.
    Warren, if you are using an inverter to apply the load then the Battery Voltage vs Current relationship you mention is normal. The power...
  • R
    The Perkins in my boat smoked and put a sheen out even after 15 min. or so. Always a hint of smoke after fully loaded. Smoke increased...
  • Warren Holybee
    Warren Holybee replied to the thread Lithium.
    I am using the overkill. I did a load/capacity test at 70A-80A (current went up as battery ran down and voltage dropped) That is a very...
  • jimcleary
    jimcleary replied to the thread Halyard Sizes.
    Dick is correct. I've dealt with R&W before with great success. Jim
  • john english
    john english replied to the thread Lithium.
    Warren, What BMS did you use? My 120A Overkill Solar had a total system failure. Installed on an 8s 200amp 12 volt battery. Did not do a...
  • dickkilroy
    dickkilroy replied to the thread Halyard Sizes.
    R&W is a rope distributor. They have ropes from everyone.
  • dickkilroy
    dickkilroy replied to the thread Halyard Sizes.
    I had to replace my two head sail halyards last year. Reason, mice found their way into my mast, not at the base which I cover but...
  • T
    terry_thatcher replied to the thread Stove conversion/ upgrade.
    Dickinson Stoves 3 burner Mediterranean fits. Don't rely on the standard gimbal attachments of any of the main manufacturers. Check...
  • jimcleary
    jimcleary replied to the thread Stove conversion/ upgrade.
    Ken The only measurement that really matters is the distance between the brackets that the stove drops into. Jim
  • john english
    john english replied to the thread Stove conversion/ upgrade.
    We have the Force 10 2-burner. Sorta of the benchmark for these things. I cannot imagine using 3 burners at one time
  • kenk
    kenk replied to the thread Stove conversion/ upgrade.
    Thanks Jim and Keefer. Measurements for the Galley Maid are: 13.5 deep 21.5 wide 16 high plus 2" guard rail The Force 10 American...
  • Keefer Douglas
    Keefer Douglas replied to the thread Stove conversion/ upgrade.
    Seconding Jim's comment. We chose the three burner option, but Force 10 "North American Standard" sized stoves fit perfectly.
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