92Re: [j4x-owners-group] Re: Watermaker location on a J42
- Jan 22, 2009I took this approach myself with a Village Marine unit. See attached
photo. Worked well, except that the intake would vent in rough seas,
so I added a air water separator to keep it happy. Details on request.
On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 5:20 PM, William Stellin <wstellin@...> wrote:
> I don't have one, but I have heard of at least one being installed in the
> aft head, in wet locker area.
> Bill Stellin Hull #6 Jaywalker
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> From: dc1reg@...
> Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2009 19:31:38 +0000
> Subject: [j4x-owners-group] Re: Watermaker location on a J42
> I installed a Spectra watermaker below the v berths in the bow- aft of
> the holding tank. I purchased the system without the mounting broad so
> that I could place the components where they would fit. It was quite a
> time consuming installation trying to figure how to place the
> components. But it ran perfectly during one winter in the Carribean,
> operating it almost daily.
> One thing I would change is the though hull. I used the forward head
> though hull and changed the plumping so the forward head used the same
> intake as the aft head. It works fine unless you are making water while
> underway and the bow hits a wave. The watermaker will then suck in air
> and have to be purged. Before I return south I'd do a new though hull
> further aft.
> Dick Greene
> Maine Sail
> J42 #48
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "rob.moore@..."
> <rob.moore@...> wrote:
>> Where do people put them?
>> I have one now where my starboard 50 gal water tank was installed by
> the first owner. I
>> would like to put the water tank back and relocate the Watermaker.
Bill Connor, Principal
Blue Hole Software
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