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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-11-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,862
Posted By Markathishome
Most enlightening information on Kerosene thanks....

Most enlightening information on Kerosene thanks. I have a similar cut on it as a result of regional differences. Kerosene in New Zealand is just not suitable for Wallas Paraffin burners. I don't...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-24-2011
Replies: 1,996
Views: 213,742
Posted By Markathishome
Well said Vailente. Another thought is to...

Well said Vailente. Another thought is to investigate the types of boats that are specifically sailed from the USA, UK and Europe that end up in New Zealand and how well they fared. Some that get...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-24-2011
Replies: 180
Views: 57,913
Posted By Markathishome
The Dickensen type Vs the forced air diesel...

The Dickensen type Vs the forced air diesel burners is probably not a clear argument and I guess it is important to weigh up all the differences. The two things that are a clear difference though is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-24-2011
Replies: 180
Views: 57,913
Posted By Markathishome
Wise and clear words Knotted. With regard to the...

Wise and clear words Knotted. With regard to the combustion air, Wallas at least do two models that duct this from outside, and you can chose to bring circulation air from outside.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-24-2011
Replies: 180
Views: 57,913
Posted By Markathishome
Diesel is safe, if it is a Wallas, Webasto or...

Diesel is safe, if it is a Wallas, Webasto or Eberspacher, as they are all enclosed burn. - No diesel smell, no matches, no soot, dry heat inside, no carbon monoxide if you run them overnight with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-24-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,229
Posted By Markathishome
Non branded/house branded hardware like this...

Non branded/house branded hardware like this should be treated with caution. My Chinese clients will not have any Chinese made hardware on their boats so why do we? Wichard are cast 17-4PH, a high...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-29-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,862
Posted By Markathishome
It is assumed that paraffin and Kerosene are the...

It is assumed that paraffin and Kerosene are the same here but here they are not here and in the Pacific, which would cause confusion for people crossing the Pacific and visiting Pacific island, NZ...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-29-2011
Replies: 1,996
Views: 213,742
Posted By Markathishome
Hmmm, interesting debate. I am in New Zealand. We...

Hmmm, interesting debate. I am in New Zealand. We see a clear difference between production - a manufactured product and what you call custom - built by a boatbuilder. There is a reason they are...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-29-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 4,215
Posted By Markathishome
Oops forgot to mention, These types burn the fuel...

Oops forgot to mention, These types burn the fuel completely so if you get soot, you have an installation or user problem. Under normal use there is NO visible smoke output from the exhaust.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-29-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 4,215
Posted By Markathishome
Diesel stoves and heaters are not all preheated....

Diesel stoves and heaters are not all preheated. Look at Wallas, Webasto and Eberspacher. They are electronic with enclosed burners - on a different planet to the Dickensen style. Wallas have the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-29-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,862
Posted By Markathishome
Hope I am not too late for Ulladh - Wallas do not...

Hope I am not too late for Ulladh - Wallas do not do Kerosene appliances. They do Paraffin appliances. Paraffin is only available in Europe and some parts of the USA. Kerosene will clog the burner...
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