[RE-wrenches] Rebuild/Replacement for Harris Hydro

Jay jay.peltz at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 16:28:44 PDT 2022

I’d recommend contacting derik from high power hydro. 


He might have a replacement brass or SS runners and definitely has brushless motors 


> On Sep 15, 2022, at 5:15 PM, David Palumbo via RE-wrenches <re-wrenches at lists.re-wrenches.org> wrote:
> Wrenches,
> I have one of my old high head micro-hydro sites that has worked well with a Harris Turbine for many years now needing a rebuilt alternator and a new pelton wheel, or, possibly a new PM turbine.
> I tried contacting  Dennis Ledbetter who gave me a number of years of good service after Don Harris retired. Dennis is now also retired (as am I, except for work in my off-grid neighborhood).
> Dennis’s email bounced over to Jerry Ostermeier at APM Hydro, Grants Pass, OR
> I have a couple of questions for the group.
> If I was to go with purchasing a new APM turbine it looks like a Model 1400PM would be a possibility for the 185’ net head at 25 GPM site. The APM Hydro web site mentions a pelton runner called DELRIN. Does anybody have any experience with this?
> Anyone with experience with APM’s products and servicers I would appreciate your comments with an email to me at palumbo131m at gmail.com
> Thanks,
> David Palumbo
> Formerly operating as “Independent Power”
> Hyde Park, VT
> (802) 888-4917
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