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Re: Watermaker plans

While they are a ton of coin, I do like the Spectra 12 volt watermakers. If you can charge your house bank with wind or solar, you can truly be off the grid for extended periods.

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Originally Posted by Rocky Mountain Breeze View Post
As to warranty and cost. As the old oil change commercial said "Pay me now or pay me later". Frankly I have more confidence in my own mechanical skills than I do in modern corporations......
If you DIY you still have a warranty. Its' just individual parts from whoever you brought the item from.

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There's some pretty good info here. I couldn't find the plans I used. A good high pressure pump is the biggest investment.

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How about a link to where to get yer book, Brent. Would like to see your plans.
I send them mail order
For a copy ,please send $20, plus $5 for Canadian postage, $10 for US postage, or $20 for overseas airmail postage, to 3798 Laurel Dr Royston BC Canada V0R2V0
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^Brent, you might have to figure out Paypal......

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