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|03-23-2011 12:29 AM|
Originally Posted by MikeinLA View Post
Many thanks to all, for the helpful hints. Removing the head went quite well. In fact, it went so well that we decided to delay installing the new one and remove floorboards, trace plumbing lines. I've been wanting to do this since we bought the boat in Oct 2009, and being on the hard is a great opportunity!
|03-21-2011 04:46 PM|
If you happen to be someone who would rather see their boat sink than to open & close the seacock every time you take a whiz, like me, then be sure that you CLOSE the seacock before you disconnect the inlet hose from your head. It can be quite surprising if you forget. Oh, and do replace the hoses.
|03-21-2011 04:27 PM|
|Barquito||Not that mine doesn't stink, but, at half the price, I am going to go with the Jabsco too. I think for a live-aboard, this would be a false economy. Me, I will mostly day sail.|
|03-21-2011 10:47 AM|
I don't like those heads, I always replace them with a Raritan PHC.
RARITAN STANDARD MANUAL TOILET II ON COMPACT II BASE - PHC
|03-20-2011 07:44 PM|
I know how ya know
But, beside that, pump it out, flush it with fresh water, pump that out and you should be good to go
And second the veg oil & vinegar ............though somethings I have to use olive oil
|03-20-2011 07:32 PM|
|sailortjk1||Be ready to do this about every other year with a jabsco. Don't ask me how I know.|
|03-20-2011 06:40 PM|
Greetings Earthlings; I do hope you have been useing vegitable cooking oils and vinigar when you leave your loos for a while. The oil lubes the bits and the vinigar breakes down lots of the nasties. use the old one as repair or spears. Never do today what becomes somone elses problem tomorrow !
That sounds like a deligated job step forward you volanteer. Go Safe
|03-20-2011 05:03 PM|
Originally Posted by GaryHLucas View Post
|03-20-2011 03:20 PM|
|Barquito||Doing the same thing myself. While you are in there, replace hoses. Old hoses could be source of stink.|
|03-20-2011 01:00 PM|
|sailjunkie||Thanks for the advice folks. Gary, my wife sends you a big thanks for suggesting NOT to use our Shop Vac.|
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