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by Don Burton
Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:46 pm
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: Battery combiner to replace Xantrex
Replies: 13
Views: 17004

Re: Battery combiner to replace Xantrex

Thanks for the input. When we got to Midland this spring we went to James Powers house and he was able to find the "last " combiner around and installed it on Snow Cat. However, we are having problems with it chattering so we disable it whenever we stop the engines and use the generator or shore pow...
by Don Burton
Mon Jun 04, 2012 6:50 pm
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: Prop anti-fouling
Replies: 9
Views: 5714

Re: Prop anti-fouling

Gregg at Stuart yachts put teflon on my props and we found that they sang loudly up to 2000 RPMs . At Lambs Boat works in Jacksonville they filed the leading edge of the blades (4 blade props) and removed the teflon. The singing stopped but I don't know if it was the filing or the teflon removal tha...
by Don Burton
Sat Jun 02, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: Battery combiner to replace Xantrex
Replies: 13
Views: 17004

Battery combiner to replace Xantrex

We have been having problems keeping our house batteries charged up while travelling. We have found out that the Xantrex pathfinder solenoids have stopped functioning and need replacing. I phoned Prosine and they said they don't make it anywhere and need to get some other kind of battery combiner. D...
by Don Burton
Thu Sep 30, 2010 6:57 pm
Forum: Gear / Equipment / Maintenance
Topic: Quick Windlass
Replies: 2
Views: 3988

Quick Windlass

Snowcat was coming down the Tentom Waterway and at one lock we dropped our anchor to wait . It worked great. Next day we went to anchor and NOTHING. The windlass wouldn't make a sound up or down. Anybody have this problem? I checked the ten amp fuse in the locker and it was fine. Are there any other...
by Don Burton
Fri Dec 18, 2009 9:37 am
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: Fresh Water Pump.
Replies: 4
Views: 2958

Fresh Water Pump.

We are having trouble with our fresh water pump .It heats up and quits until it cools down. I have replaced it four times, asked the factory about the problem and they just send me a new one (under warrenty) but no suggestions.Anyone else had a problem? I modified the piping to eliminate a couple of...