Re: Can anyone spare a B&G Hornet Mk3 impeller?
- Thanks, Bill. I have taken the dial off the hatch-garage, and there is nothing obvious lurking behind it. The system gives every sign of being plumbed in to the main batteries.
--- In email@example.com, "William E. Roesner" <blueprintbill@...> wrote:
> My B & G knot log meter, circa 1982, runs off it's own small battery
> ( approx. 4" x 3"x 3" ) buried behind the readout at companionway
> bulkhead. When the battery goes readings go with it. Check it out.
> Bill R.
> SV Blueprint
> On Jun 29, 2012, at 6:03 AM, stephen_lowden wrote:
> > This is a message more in hope than expectation.
> > My log has begun to under-read, and I assume the impeller is worn
> > out after about 10,000 miles. (Though the previous one lasted about
> > 30,000 miles.)
> > I wonder if any of you has one of these impellers sitting unwanted
> > on a shelf, having been replaced by something more modern? If so,
> > I'd be happy to buy it: a less-worn one seems worth a try, as an
> > alternative to tearing the whole thing out and starting anew. (B&G
> > no longer make replacements, and their idea of a bodge would cost
> > about four times as much as a new modern one.)