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Old 09-12-2009, 10:57 AM
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does anyone have one on their boat? would be nice for cruising to see consumption given different variables. can anyone recommend one? thanks (single engine, carbureted)
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http://www.floscan.com/html/blue/ser...ail.php?sid=14

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I got flowscan and it works fine for me!
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I have a Northstar F310 that I connected to my handheld GPS to get MPG along with flow.

http://www.starmarinedepot.com/North...orer+Fuel.html
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I've got the Northstar system. It works great. You just have to get the right size for your horsepower. It's more accurate that the fuel gauge.
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How would you connect the Northstar sensor into a size 12AN fuel line? They didn't show the sensor on the link. Also, do you have a source to determine the size for your power?
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I have meters on my boat. They are accurate and they keep track of fuel usage. More accurate than my tank gauge. I upgraded my power over the winter and the meter would be too restrictive for 750hp. They are for sale if your interested.
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Here's a link to Northstar.

http://www.northstarnav.com/en/Produ...ent/F310-Fuel/

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They do not have much info listed on their site. I'm using the 310 meter on low hp engines for testing only, so I use rubber hose and clamps.
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I finally got a response from Floscan (I tried a different person) and they were shocked I had a return fuel line on carbed motors. I will need to double up on everything to do it.
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They are really nice to have when trying to optimize economy with different trim, tab and rpm combo's. Just don't look at them when you are running at WOT. You may also want to look into the Livorsi digital prop slip gauge. They are great for fine tuning as well.

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