93Re: Watermaker location on a J42
- Jan 23, 2009What size is your Spectra. My is 6 GAL hour
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "dc1reg" <dc1reg@...> wrote:
> 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 email@example.com, "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.
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