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post #17 of Old 03-27-2012
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Re: Suggestions for Watermaker

I bought and installed an Echotech water maker a year ago. I wanted a DC motor driven pump.
I also looked at buying the components and building my own. It sounds simple to get SS pipe from the scrap yard and weld up the pressure vessel if you are an experienced welder like Brent and have the equipment. Otherwise you spend time drawing out what you want , time on the road to find a shop that promises the part "next week" and a month later, you find another shop and the circle starts all over....
Also, if you are heading off shore and depend on your water maker, do you really trust the first one off the line????

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