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Old 15-02-2009, 22:47   #1
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DIY Plumbing DVD

This is possibly not the right avenue to advertise in- but the Vendors group isn't the place to do market research!
I'm trying to gauge public interest in a possible DVD on DIY marine plumbing.
The idea is to make it commercially available, so no, this isn't an advert, but I'd like to see what areas people would like to see covered and what questions a professional Marine Plumber could answer for viewers.
Feel free to PM me if you have any recommendations for anything else, too.

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Old 16-02-2009, 04:03   #2
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I wouldn’t be interested in techniques as much systems considerations...
pros and cons to where your pumps are located and types of pumps...
grey and black water tank construction, location, shape, pumping out or gravity or.....
Types of heads pros and cons...
Ways of managing multiple fresh water tanks..
I could go on and on.

I've read all I can find and poked around every boat I could get my hands on and have my own experiences...but to find a single un-bias comprehensive source would be worth a lot to me in print...not DVD and not download....PRINT.

While you’re at it do the same with elect. systems.

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Dont forget to add in pressurised systems, heating water from multiple type, filtration, UV, and adding in a reverse osmosis system.

I would be quite happy to have a dvd of this especially trouble shooting the reverse osmosis system and pickling. The ability to show the techniques rather than describe must make this a good option.
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Write a book with lots of illustrations.

a DVD will be of little use unless you are showing techniques.

BTW I have never heard of a Marine Plumber.
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Sign me up for a copy! By the look of things, make a "manual" and dvd of all plumbing systems... leave nothing out.

If all els fails... READ THE DAMN MANUALS
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