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agarabaghi
06-08-2011, 02:41 PM
http://i5.quinbyhardware.com/7400260.jpg

$10 at the local hardware store, gonna see how it works in the amp compartment.

cbryan70
06-08-2011, 02:48 PM
or a 5 gallon bucket with some charcole will work....

92 190 PS
06-08-2011, 02:53 PM
Been using damp rid for several years now and it's awesome.

agarabaghi
06-08-2011, 02:54 PM
sounds messy.

agarabaghi
06-08-2011, 02:55 PM
I like how this is sealed off, and refillable.

Smoothie
06-08-2011, 03:03 PM
I live in Florida and damp rid was useless. Before I got mine in the garage I contemplated using a small dehumidifyer on a timer and running the drain line to the bilge. Just a thought

agarabaghi
06-08-2011, 03:22 PM
ha, damn. I am in FL also, and it's not that i get much moisture build up but there is def a little bit sometimes ... we will see how it works.

76S&S
06-08-2011, 04:23 PM
I'm in AL, almost as humid as FL most of the year. I put a box fan in the boat on low, put the cover on and leave it at that. No mold/mildew/moisture problems since taking this approach, about 3 years now.

It is stored in a boathouse over the water.

bbrr22
06-09-2011, 08:55 AM
i live in florida as well. before i started using damp rid i would uncover the boat and you could smell the moisture and feel it on the upholstery. with damp rid everything is dry. i think it works great.

agarabaghi
06-09-2011, 09:02 AM
i live in florida as well. before i started using damp rid i would uncover the boat and you could smell the moisture and feel it on the upholstery. with damp rid everything is dry. i think it works great.

Nice, do you just put it in the middle of the boat with the cover on?

Smoothie
06-09-2011, 10:37 AM
Like I said before I never had to do it. But check these out. By the time you buy a bunch of damp rid etc you can buy one of these. Just a thought.

http://www.air-n-water.com/mini-dehumidifiers.htm?SR=sr3_155704106_go&gclid=CLqkyr_4qKkCFRFU7Aod-mu6NA

bbrr22
06-09-2011, 04:46 PM
yup. when i take the boat cover off i just dump the water that collected in the bucket and refill the damp rid canister portion. When i'm done with the boat for the day place it on the floor of the boat and put the cover back on. I have my boat at a storage facility. so sometimes it will sit outside for a day before they bring it into the building. Before i started using damp rid it would stink from the wet upholstery. Now its dry and clean.

hbomb
06-09-2011, 08:39 PM
Damp Rid - problem arises with Damp Rid is when not enough sachets (disposable type) are used for the size of area.....
late last year, we got an X2 sent from OR to Australia.... used 3 large hanging sachets and when it arrived, they where full of water and the hull was totally dry with not a skeric of damp/mould smell or otherwise.......
stick with the Damp Rid........

agarabaghi
06-10-2011, 10:18 AM
I need something that does not plug in. The new damp ride has spill proof packages and it is refillable. Surprisingly there is not much moisture in this compartment. its taken in maybe 3 - 4 drops of water haha.