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Old 14-07-2018, 10:23   #1
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I think there was a older thread with the name of a plumbing supplier that sells a piece in different sizes for redirecting runoff that has been used as a raincatcher. I have tried to enter this thread in search and cannot find it. Any suggestions?

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Old 14-07-2018, 15:10   #2
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Re: Raincatcher

Hi, Little Whale,

I had to try a few different wordings, but the CF Custom Google Search, under the Search button on the upper right of the page, after I thought of "deck rain water catcher", came up with a number of alternatives. Here's one:

Use the CF Custom Google search for concepts, the other search function is a word matcher, and doesn't work for ideas.


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Re: Raincatcher

For what it is worth . . . . we had very slightly raised deck water fills. I made a little filter that fit down inside the top of the fill, we would let a hard rain clean off the decks a bit and then I would put a wet towel behind (aft of) the fills to create a dam, and the water just poured into the tanks on a hard rain. The heaviest/biggest particles would stop on the deck around the slight raise part and the smaller particles would get caught in my deck filter (and we had a charcoal filter at the galley sink tap for extra clear drinking/coffee water).

It was super simple, worked really well, could catch 100gals easy in a tropical rain.
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Old 14-07-2018, 20:40   #4
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Re: Raincatcher

We did the same, but I used a nylon stalking foot
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