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93Re: Watermaker location on a J42

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  • rob.moore@sbcglobal.net
    Jan 23, 2009
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      What size is your Spectra. My is 6 GAL hour

      --- In j4x-owners-group@yahoogroups.com, "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 j4x-owners-group@yahoogroups.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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