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Originally Posted by hellosailor
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"BTW, the hot water on some boats comes out at well over temperatures that can scald almost instantly..."
Even on boats, there's little reason not to install a $10 anti-scald valve directly on the plumbing. Sink, showerhead, whatever. (I'd say the extra weight slows you down if you're racing, but racers don't need hot water systems anyway, right?)
The racer wouldn't even have a hot water heater on-board... Yes, anti-scald devices are a good thing... wasn't my boat, wasn't going to be my problem, until someone wasn't paying attention...

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