[Public-List] Plastimo water tanks

Mike Lehman sail_505 at hotmail.com
Fri Aug 24 05:59:51 PDT 2007

Geroge said...
"I've heard that the flexible bags chafe through in fairly short order."
Plus they don't vent well so they are great for growing bacteria. That is why they are such a poor choice for holding tanks.Mike Lehman ~~~_/)_/)~~_/)~~~> Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2007 23:36:43 -0400> From: gdinwiddie at alberg30.org> To: public-list at lists.alberg30.org> Subject: Re: [Public-List] Plastimo water tanks> > The Rochets wrote:> > We bought our boat three months ago and we don't feel we should drink > > the water. It tastes awful. I checked the inside of the tank and it > > doesn't look particularly dirty. We think the aluminium top is > > probably responsible for the bad taste. We are aware of how you > > solved the problem, Mike, and we may end up doing the same thing (by > > the way thank you for the various posts in which you described how > > you did it-very helpful). I am just exploring another possibility. > > What I view as a possible advantage of the Plastimo flexible tanks is > > the fact that you can remove the inner bag for cleaning. That sounds > > easier than cleaning the water tank through an inspection plate. This > > being said, I like the design and the location of the existing tank. > > I just want to make sure that the water in it is safe to drink.> > Get a charcoal filter (what they call a "whole house water filter", like > http://www.mainstsupply.com/images/400/M52978c.jpg) and the water will > taste fine. The aluminum oxide won't hurt you, but it makes lousy > coffee without the filter. Add a little chlorox to the tank from time > to time to kill anything growing in it. The charcoal will take out the > chlorine, also.> > I've heard that the flexible bags chafe through in fairly short order.> > - George> > -- > ----------------------------------------------------------------------> When I remember bygone days George Dinwiddie> I think how evening follows morn; gdinwiddie at alberg30.org> So many I loved were not yet dead, http://www.Alberg30.org> So many I love were not yet born.> 'The Middle' by Ogden Nash> ----------------------------------------------------------------------> > > > _______________________________________________> These businesses support your Association:> http://www.alberg30.org/store/A30supporters.html> Please support them.> _______________________________________________> Public-List mailing list> Public-List at lists.alberg30.org> http://lists.alberg30.org/listinfo.cgi/public-list-alberg30.org
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