|Topic Review (Newest First)|
|06-08-2006 02:21 PM|
|camaraderie||You can pick up a new MARINE air conditioner for your boat for 1000-1200 bucks and probably can find used ones on E-bay for less $$. Why spend hundreds for a poor solution that is also a pain when you want to leave the dock?|
|06-07-2006 10:17 PM|
|hamiam||how about a combination of a dehumidifyer and a fan? poor man's a/c...|
|06-07-2006 10:10 PM|
Originally Posted by S/V Delphinus
It's too bad they can't get the exterior dimensions down to about 1/2 the current size because if they were a bit smaller they would be perfect for a boat.
We took the room unit back and got a small window unit that I will fit to either the companionway or one of the hatches. Hopefully that will provide enough cooling and not be too cumbersome.
Bill and Jill
s/v Palmetto Moon
|06-06-2006 12:42 PM|
turn it down
If you have the AC on high (all the way up) the compressor is not cycling and there is probable a thin sheet of ice building up in front of the coils. This then melts and trips in the cabin. Turn the temp down a bit and make sure the compresor cycles. It will cool some what better, but will not leak. These units are good for a 26 ft boat, but your's is a bit bigger. A shade over your boat will help a lot also.
|06-06-2006 10:57 AM|
We have a hatch portable A/C that always leaks on my husbands head while trying to sleep (water torture). Also, it takes the humidity out of our 36' S2 but doesn't cool except the aft cabin in which its above. We have seen the rolling kind. Any thoughts if these would be good aboard while tied to the slip? It gets very hot while trying to do maintenence in July, August.