How to Make Distilled Water at Home

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    https://thepreppingguide.com/diy-water-distiller-how-to-make-distilled-water-at-home/

     
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    I use several gallons of distilled water a year, just to maintain my solar charged battery pack .
    But I buy it at .88 cents a gal.

    I have made my own..it's a hassle.

    But, always good to know how to..
    In case the stores are down :thumbs:

    Jim
     
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    I use the destilled water from the basement dehumidifier.
     
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    I can imagine it is a hassle. I have often wanted to have the set up to distill water, but isn't turning on the tap so much easier? It is for now, but, the day may come when it isn't.
     
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    Here is a nice still for as little as $100. You just put it in the stove or even a small camp fire. Anywhere from 3 to 13 gallons at a time. I like the 3 gallon w/pump.
    I've had a few of the one gallon electric models and they work well, until the don't, then it is a couple weeks for the new one to arrive. It was nasty water at that place and we went through 10gal/week of drinking water. After a few years we settled on Zero Water filters. That gave us quality water at a better price since the electric rates were $0.60/Kwh +fees.
     
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    Who is the maker or manufacturer?
     
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    Don't know, I just ran across the ad.
     
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    There is nothing special here and it could be easily manufactured at home or enlarged if you had some second hand store pots.
     
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    Tried it once, some were not happy that I added corn and yeast
     
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    I always suspected that you lived in KY.


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    I would have been happy.
     
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    Or
    You could have something like this.
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