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I'm replacing a 13 YO Jabsco that was OEM after "nursing" it with liberal doses of head lube for the four years I've had the boat. They do last if cared for, I'll take a small hit in the wallet to replace a 'trash' pump instead of rebuilding it. I've done alot of "dirty deeds" in my time but I've never rebuilt a macerator pump.
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Can a thread about such an item be inspiring? Must be!! I went and done bought a new Jabsco today! Was going to rebuild the Raritain but opted for the new Jabsco.

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Can a thread about such an item be inspiring? Must be!! I went and done bought a new Jabsco today! Was going to rebuild the Raritain but opted for the new Jabsco.
Not questioning your choice, Denise--particularly since I have no experience in either rebuilding or replacing a marine toilet. Yet. But if our W-C Headmate's construction, and its installation on our boat is any guide: I would've thought rebuilding the Raritan's pump significantly less work than replacing the entire unit? So I'm curious as to what led to your decision.

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Thanks for the advice, think I woll try the Raritan PH ll..............Buck
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Got 20% off the price at WM, and the raritain had a cracked bowl anyway

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Got 20% off the price at WM, and the raritain had a cracked bowl anyway
Ah. I'd probably replace, too, then.

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I've had a couple fancier head on my boat. I've learned that I hate rebuilding heads. I'll do it but I hate it. I replaced the fancy Groco & other head with the cheap $120 Jabsco head. It's a simply bolt-on procedure. I'll do it again and again. Forget rebuilding, bolt-on another cheap Jabsco. They work great! I am NOT a weekend user but a seasonal cruiser.

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