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post #25 of Old 08-23-2013
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Re: Water Useage/conservation Cruising

I've always been impressed by manual foot pumps, I can't really see a need for pressure water for much besides showering, when and if you have the luxury of it. (And why tape the faucets shut when you can just pull the fuse on the pressure pump?)

Of course there are those newfangled IR water spigots now as well, if you take your hands away, the water stops and there's no way to keep it running.

Plastic milk jugs are able to stretch enough not to split or crack, at least when new. DOn't know how many repeat cycles they can take. But that's also why you never FILL something you intend to freeze, you need to allow +10% for the water to expand as it freezes.

Or like they used to do in New England, you leave a filled glass bottle of something out on the windowsill in the winter, and in the middle of the night, BANG! it will explode.

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