How to desalinize sea water if stranded on a remote island with scuba gear
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How to desalinize sea water if stranded on a remote island with scuba gear


mudpuppah - 3/16/2013 9:45 AM
Les Stroud did this on his survival in mexico show, but without the scuba gear. Used a pit with a metal bucket he found on the beach. Didn’t coil his tubing in water, but he did set up kind of a double boiler for the plastic bottle he was collecting in to help cool the water to drinkable level and not melt the plastic from the hot water. I like this setup, but I think I’d try every other method first. My scuba gear is almost as precious to me as life so gutting it to survive would be my absolute last option. :)
dontdiveenuf - 3/12/2013 11:15 AM
If the intent is to obtain drinkable water, whatever happened to the pit and rock routine from Scouting? Or is this an exercise in ingenuity for finding interesting ways of destroying your equipment? :-)
Scubagal_godive - 3/06/2013 9:04 AM
Coiling the regulator hose in a bucket of water, would increase the rate of condensation. (My husband Paul The Engineer shared this!)
JMorales - 3/02/2013 8:46 PM
hmm interesting
Eric_R - 3/02/2013 5:28 AM
I wish I could be stranded on an island right now with scuba gear.
Greg - 3/02/2013 7:54 AM
Yeah, sounds great doesn’t it. Dual Survival did a show recently in Fiji on a stranded island. That’s where I got the idea for the illustration. It actually worked on the show!
Scuba-Smurf - 3/03/2013 11:14 AM
Looks great! Think I watched the same one, with 2 guys who never wears shoes! They are very interesting to watch!