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Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 25-12-2020, 08:22
Replies: 116
Views: 10,484
Posted By Cgstock
Re: Deep fryer oil in diesel

I run all my old diesels on WVO (waste vegetable oil), what you described is a bit of both, new clean VO and filtered WVO. You can run this on any older diesel engine that does not have plastic...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 22-12-2020, 03:16
Replies: 40
Views: 3,380
Posted By Cgstock
Re: Espar Hydronic 10 Diesel Heater System Design

I just emailed them. Their website is pretty basic. That size unit you mentioned is what I need for my 40 Sailboat. Did they have a "marine" install kit? Like Espar? Or you just build your own.
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 21-12-2020, 04:08
Replies: 40
Views: 3,380
Posted By Cgstock
Re: Espar Hydronic 10 Diesel Heater System Design

How big of an expansion tank do you think you will need? I also have a 6 gallon hot water tank. I was looking at a 32oz unit, but just a guess....
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 20-12-2020, 19:03
Replies: 40
Views: 3,380
Posted By Cgstock
Re: Espar Hydronic 10 Diesel Heater System Design

I'm starting to look into them, I was set on a Webasto, but then read about Espar and now hearing that those two have maintenance issues. Planar is now on the list. I don't mind cleaning out once a...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 20-12-2020, 15:23
Replies: 70
Views: 5,413
Posted By Cgstock
Re: Looking to covert to 12v refridgeration

https://www.facebook.com/sailingknockonwood/photos/pcb.205929927602009/205929734268695/

Just built a stainless box for an Ozefridge system. Have not connected it yet as other projects came up, but...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 20-12-2020, 15:07
Replies: 40
Views: 3,380
Posted By Cgstock
Re: Espar Hydronic 10 Diesel Heater System Design

Ahh, okay. I'm looking to heat my boat to live on it. I'm in Philadelphia now but will be going north to the Nordic Countries in a few years, so I want heat. I do plan on having a second pump to use...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 20-12-2020, 11:03
Replies: 102
Views: 26,851
Posted By Cgstock
Re: Hydronic heating. cabin/water

I read you blog on install. Please install the muffler. :facepalm:
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 20-12-2020, 10:47
Replies: 102
Views: 26,851
Posted By Cgstock
Re: Hydronic heating. cabin/water

These are tied into the remote radiators you install around the boat to control the fan on that unit?
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 20-12-2020, 10:08
Replies: 40
Views: 3,380
Posted By Cgstock
Re: Espar Hydronic 10 Diesel Heater System Design

What size boat is this going on? I'm currently debating between a S3 D5 or the M12. I have a 38ft sailboat and seem to be right in the middle of what each is rated for. But I hear a number of people...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 23-07-2018, 16:02
Replies: 19
Views: 4,676
Posted By Cgstock
Re: Ericson 37 or C&C 38?

I read with the wood core it was NOT as strong?
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 23-07-2018, 14:26
Replies: 19
Views: 4,676
Posted By Cgstock
Re: Ericson 37 or C&C 38?

no. going next week to check them out. I was asking now to see if anyone came up with a big difference off the cuff.
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 23-07-2018, 10:50
Replies: 19
Views: 4,676
Posted By Cgstock
Ericson 37 or C&C 38?

I've never lived aboard so i'm reading a bunch.

I found an Ericson 37 & a C&C 38 in my price range (10 to 15k). The main purpose will be liveaboard for now with long term being coastal and then...
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