This is correct, and it is for this reason that we really try and get those who are not trained in HVAC and especially these types of systems to NOT try and "just add a little to it"
The site linked above to Richard Kollman is a great place to start.
The non-condensables introduced by...
What kind of recharge kit did you use, if you bought it at an auto parts store you have pretty much wrecked it.
Automotive ac systems use different oils, and they do not play well with the POE in your system.
And absolutely do NOT use any type of leak stop in the refrigeration circuit.
We cored the decks with g10 tubing, pre drill, removed balsa a bit shot hi-sol in it and mounted backing plates with waxed up fasteners.
Then you pull it all apart , check fit with the hardware, shelve the parts until the paint is barely dry and then... as you are motoring to the start... you...
Sail it upwind for a bit...perhaps...say... home from Cabo on that bottom and I can promise the term "cruising boat" will vanish before your eyes.
Cool project though...actually thought it was my old ride for a second..
I grew up a bit NW of Syracuse NY..so I guess you could say I know a bit about snow.....and I can tell you that you will need a blower attachment on that to make it work well in the conditions shown in your pic....
You can title it here in ca.they will issue a green sticker most likely.
Nothing says " I'm ok!" like 33,000+ posts in a forum that spews nothing but hate for those who look or think different than you eh?
Its amazing what has happened to this site since it first launched.
Where do guys you find the time to post on everything?