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Re: Switching from marine head to porta potty
..Is there anything that bothers you about the holding tank ? Where are you going to dump the porta potti ?
It's not the holding tank itself, it's just that (to me) the whole system is unnecessary.
I don't believe the boat was originally designed with one to begin with so the whole system needed to be kind of jury rigged. The holding tank takes up quite a bit of what is already limited storage, it doesn't seem to be in the best location (aft of amidships with the head in the vberth), the hoses, the thruhulls, the winterizing, etc.
I'm the kind of girl who has no problem using a lady j and a water bottle when I have to pee, so frankly between that and the marina heads, I doubt the porta potty will get much use anyway. Given all of that, it seems easier overall to just get rid of the system.
The marina has a portable pumpout and dump station, and bathrooms.
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