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    DIY single person, portable, solar water purifier

    no, i left it set to see how long it will take to get a full cup
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    DIY single person, portable, solar water purifier

    today it was a dull dreary day, just enuff sun to say it was light out temp rarely got over 50 but i got 1/4 cup of water out of my little solar still :P id say it did pretty good
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    DIY single person, portable, solar water purifier

    just made it today so im not sure, with good sunlight i imagine it shouldnt take more than a day, ill let you know when i find out
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    DIY single person, portable, solar water purifier

    the way things go its not unexpected to run out of good clean water while out to sea and we all know its just not easy to get a refill right away. so i put my brain to work on a simple solution. i came up with the idea a while ago, took me a while to figure out the cheapest and easiest way...
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    B24 Has White Residue Weeping Out Of Small Cracks In Keel

    Re: B24 Has White Residue Weeping Out Of Small Cracks In Kee we use to use that stuff when installing satellite dishes gotta make sure you dont add too much cuz it may raise havoc with your outer shell i know it compressed the soil around it quite well
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    B24 Has White Residue Weeping Out Of Small Cracks In Keel

    Re: B24 Has White Residue Weeping Out Of Small Cracks In Kee since i have concrete ballast, if i find a void, will it hurt to fill it with lead shot?
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    B24 Has White Residue Weeping Out Of Small Cracks In Keel

    Re: B24 Has White Residue Weeping Out Of Small Cracks In Kee my keel has started oozing the white now too guess i have a bit more work to do than i thought
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    A door for a Bristol 24

    our next project will be a tiller to wheel conversion with no ropes or pulleys...lol
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    A door for a Bristol 24

    my brother and i are making a tubular steel frame that slides into the slot the slats sit in this will be the casing for a wooden or steel hinged door that opens to the outside with measurements we can make a door for any boat and you can add whatever hardware you like to match your boat i know...
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    B24 Has White Residue Weeping Out Of Small Cracks In Keel

    Re: B24 Has White Residue Weeping Out Of Small Cracks In Kee concrete does deteriorate, ive seen it happen will what you have be fine or will it need replaced?
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    B24 Has White Residue Weeping Out Of Small Cracks In Keel

    Re: B24 Has White Residue Weeping Out Of Small Cracks In Kee salt water maybe?
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    give me a list, please

    should have my title for my boat before too much longer, id like to know what you people that do this often would do as far as going thru this boat totally. i know i would like to separate the deck and hull so i can rebuild the flanges and seal them better. also the rails on top have been gone...
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    my new project

    talked to the michigan SOS today, explained everything about the boat they said they can and will get me a new title, its just gonna cost me...lol
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    Cushions Improvement

    do they make foam thats suitable for floating like a life presever? that would make your cushions quite handy in emergencies
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    Water damage in the hull

    hmmm, ive always been told you had to use a special resin for the fiberglass of ocean going boats becuz of the salt, guess ill go back to my old highschool and kick my old teachers backside for him...lol thanks for the info