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Old 29-12-2005, 09:54   #1
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Islander watermaker

I have a Islander watermaker that I have not used. The last time it was turned on would have been 1999 if even then. I have not been able to find anything about them. Are they still in business? Would it be worth spending the money getting it to run again and buy a new membrain for it?
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Old 29-12-2005, 10:08   #2
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http://www.watermakers.com/islander.asp
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Old 29-12-2005, 10:11   #3
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Oh yeah,
If you don't want it I'll pay the shipping to NZ
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Old 29-12-2005, 12:32   #4
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Thank you! I could not find anything about them. I will get the number off the unit and see what they can do.
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Old 29-12-2005, 12:51   #5
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An email is on the way to them.
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WOW! I had no idea how much a new watermaker would cost. Islander replied and will be sending me a manual for my unit and they have been very helpful so far. I asked for a price for a new one like mine and it is $6000. and $11000. for the next generation system. I think I will take a chance on my old unit and see if I can get it to come back to life.
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Notwithstanding my previous offer, I have a lot of experience with RO and if you fly me to Michigan I will give you a full appraisal free of charge.
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The cost of airfare would be just about as much as a new watermaker!
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Damn, you're quicker than I hoped.
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$6000- plus

For a water maker, must be why God invented rain.
It rains so much in bottom left NZ that even the sea water is drinkable. I was thinking of a hand pump for emergencies, but will carry enough in the meantime.
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I forgot about the option. Pam Wall just plugs that deck drains and opens the water deck fitting.
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Did you meet Pam in Ft. Lauderdale??? It thought she was/is great. Very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable.

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Oh, I'd fix the existing watermaker too. They are WAY expensive. Hard part will be finding a motor if that is shot.

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I met Pam in Chicago a couple of years ago. She is great.
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