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Topic Review (Newest First)
09-18-2014 06:25 PM
Re: Cal-29 shower

nice to have both solar shower and the plumbed shower as for not draining,
plugged drain easily unclogged
08-18-2010 10:25 PM
RNC725 we have a 1967 Cal 30 we just bought, no shower and I'm wondering how many folks actually use the shower on a regular basis. our old boat was a 26' and we simply used a solar shower at the stern ladder.

Thoughts? Advice?

08-17-2010 10:00 PM
JamieVT Also, I forgot to say that the pull switch which turns on the bilge pump is located on the right front of the sink base.
08-17-2010 08:41 PM
helmanta i also need a shower curtain. do you guys have any specs on a a shower curtain, it looks like the track is still there.
08-17-2010 08:39 PM
helmanta this is what my shower looks like. im thinking i might be able to get a small brush in there like your thinking, just smaller.
08-17-2010 01:40 PM
JamieVT I also have a '74 Cal 2-29. The ice box is on the starboard side. Fresh water intake for the head is on the port side under bench at the bulkhead. The 2-29 has a large drain hole in the aft edge of the floor pan (1" diameter). You should be able to get a pipe brush in there to clear any debris, otherwise it should drain into the bilge without a problem.

08-16-2010 04:23 PM
helmanta ahhh, i see.

thank much for the help. im looking forward to borescoping it here in a couple of weeks. i have found a borescope on craigslist for 110.

08-16-2010 04:15 PM
tommays A button near the sink more likely would run the fresh water pump

I would say at this point there is no such thing as a "standard" to how a boat this old is wired

Many have the original 6 switch DC panel and many have brand new state of the art panels with 20 breakers
08-16-2010 03:56 PM
helmanta then did the switch on the cabinet under the sink control the bilge pump then?
08-16-2010 05:23 AM
tommays The ice box hose drains into the bilge

The head area pan has no real drain it runs through and just waterfalls into the bilge i could see over time stuff building up on the mast step beam and making it hard to drain

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