Originally Posted by Sailmonkey
1. Why do you have a vented look in your AC system?
2. What fittings do you propose to use with the pex? Iíve thought of using pex like this as well but couldnít locate suitable fittings for use with seawater.
3. Most air conditioners require a hose that is 5/8Ē ID, not 1/2Ē.
Thanks for the response. I am putting in a vented loop, as that is the standard for running any kind of raw water
system where its possible to siphon. the discharge is close enough to the waterline. i don't have fuel
in the tanks
and a likely genset install will drop that lower.
now that I think of it I am not running the unit underway, and would have the seacock closed. do i need a vented lop? does anyone else put one in? generally I tend towards overbuilding and safety
i had a hell of a time finding fittings for 5/8" pex, its very limited. I did find that regular hose barbs work well without issue. was going to use 2 of the copper compression
rings per connection. I did my freshwater system this way and it works well.
I'm running over to pick up the unit shortly, just got delivered, so I haven't had a chance to see what's in the box. I thought the manual said 1/2" but i could be wrong. 5/8" ID is 3/4" PEX I believe.