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post #27 of Old 08-31-2007
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Thanks, everyone!
The greenhouse effect sounds promising, but in order for it to work, everything has to be sealed tight, am I correct? Sounds a bit claustrophobic...
I foresee a long snorkel sticking out of the plastic for the heater went. How noisy will all that be in the rain?
I was considering a vented diesel heater, since we will not be competing for the same scarce source of oxygen at night.... I would not win that battle...
How about some serious insulation on the inside? There is a headliner in the boat now, but it is not glued to the underside of the cabin top. Moisture most likely will collect somewhere right above your neck, get really putrid and drip in to you bed...
So, this is what I got so far... Outside vented heater, minimal water vapor inside the boat, a chamber pot for the late night relief and massive insulation job on the inside to minimize really cold areas for the water to condensate on.
And, yes, a fan to even it all out.
Thanks, everyone, this is a very informative place...
Sort of therapeutic, in a way...most of the time.

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