Hey Tellie , stop telling us we may make mistakes, share your knowledge, or is being a travelling Sprectra agent rotting your brain.
LOL sorry. Maybe a little background about me.
I don't mean to sound like I'm telling anyone they are making mistakes. I really enjoy reading the water
maker threads I am constantly learning
and love the ideas members come up with to beat parameters. But I've also learned that I have to be careful here when responding. I walk a thin line on the board because I don't want to sound like I'm pushing Spectra, Village or Katadyn
over building your own water
maker. But I think I have, over the past few years very carefully, pointed out a few mistakes if I think they are obvious and gave sound reasons as to why. I've also taken a few hits directly on the board and on a few nasty PMs by pointing out what I think are mistakes. For example, I think main engine
driven CAT type pumps are a mistake and have given reasons why. I've taken heat over that one more than once. But some folks have their mind set on what they want and I try real hard to avoid getting into pissing contests. What I have said many, many times before is that there is no one size or type that fits all water maker, whether it be store bought or home made. What I will admit is that I don't explain here the many variables. Because it would just simply take too much space. One persons needs, wants and capabilities are different from the next person. I personally would not sell you a Katadyn
35, nor would I sell you a Farralon 2800. I also would not tell you to build your own water maker based on either size. I freely offer my time, phone
number or E-mail with anyone that wants to have a long conversation on making sure they are buying
or building a water maker that truly fits their needs. I've done this with several board members with the full disclosure that it is NOT
a sales pitch
. That is a rules violation and a personal rule
as well. If you notice the time of day I post many times it is very late at night or very early in the morning. I just don't have the time to get into long threads. If I'm on my laptop
I have a few keys that don't work right, my grammar and spelling suck, I type too slow and think even slower. Plus have a few other things I like to do as well. So if I don't yet again get into more detail about mistakes I can understand the frustration. I truly do not mean to post hit and run comments. I'm certainly not the last answer on anything but if someone wants a specific answer/opinion from me I'll try harder in the future to be more informative.