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Old 02-02-2014, 00:16   #1
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How to dry the air

I just purchased a 42 ft trawler that I will be living on in Southern Ca (Oxnard). I noticed that the previous owner has number of different "bags" and small plastic containers holding moisture absorbing chemicals of some sort. What is the best way to control the humidity on the water?

Also, I have a "non-stainless" 9mm pistol and a 12 ga shotgun that I will store on the boat. Is there a good way to store these firearms so they don't corrode from the salt air?
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Old 02-02-2014, 09:24   #2
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Re: How to dry the air

We control moisture using the DampRid bags and containers in cabinets and hanging lockers. But the interior of the boat needs more. We have lots of fans to keep the air moving and provide ventilation throughout the boat, including enclosed spaces. We also use a dehumidifier whenever plugged into shore power or on the generator.
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