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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-23-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,574
Posted By VIKINGBEAR
Re: Toilets, Y valve or not Y valve

I totally disagree with you.
Without a vent in the system, whether in the loop or on the holding tank, how are you able to pump waste into the holding tank from the head, or worse, how are you able...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-23-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,574
Posted By VIKINGBEAR
Re: Toilets, Y valve or not Y valve

But is it not this that the loop which is above the waterline at any angle of heel will prevent?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-23-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,574
Posted By VIKINGBEAR
Re: Toilets, Y valve or not Y valve

I don't see how it would be flushed out even with the valve open and macerator pump stopped, unless maybe if the boat was about to capsize? The vent on the loop is located under the rub rail in an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-23-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,574
Posted By VIKINGBEAR
Re: Toilets, Y valve or not Y valve

I took out the Y and the Y valve in March this year, and installed new hoses without any T or Y or Y-valves. One hose from head to top of holding tank, Two outlets in the bottom of holding tanks, one...
Forum: Engines   08-16-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 325
Posted By VIKINGBEAR
Piston Kits for Universal M25XP for sale

I recently had my Universal M25 pulled and overhauled in a shop. When ordering new sets of Kubota piston kits, a mistake was done and we received kits for a Kubota D950 block (for Universal M25xp) ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-21-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,574
Posted By VIKINGBEAR
Re: Toilets, Y valve or not Y valve

Knut Erik, tusen takk. Unfortunately my tank is low in the hull, and must be pumped. Based on the comments received here, The more I think about it the more it makes sense for me to eliminate the Y...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-21-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,574
Posted By VIKINGBEAR
Correct. Three 1 1/2" outlets in tank. One at top...

Correct. Three 1 1/2" outlets in tank. One at top for head to discharge into tank and two at bottom for discharge holding tank either to pump out or overboard via vented loop/ macerate pump. Sorry I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-21-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,574
Posted By VIKINGBEAR
The manual Raritan PHII head empties directly in...

The manual Raritan PHII head empties directly in to the holding tank via a 1 1/2" hose that goes into the top of the tank. The two outlets are at the bottom of the tank. By having two outlets I do...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-21-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,574
Posted By VIKINGBEAR
Re: Toilets, Y valve or not Y valve

Thanks Tom. This is what I have been looking for. With two outlets in the holding tank for discharges, one for deck pump-out, the other for overboard via vented loop, one could also eliminate the T?...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-21-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,574
Posted By VIKINGBEAR
Re: Toilets, Y valve or not Y valve

Thanks all for your input. I sail mostly in a No Discharge Zone with the valve on thru hull closed and locked with a zip tie. Not an issue. Totally legal. Pump out to shore unless sailing offshore.
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,574
Posted By VIKINGBEAR
Question Toilets, Y valve or not Y valve

In process of rebuilding plumbing system on my 31 sailboat. Present system has a Y valve between the head and holding tank, which also allows the possibility to discharge overboard via vented...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-24-2011
Replies: 82
Views: 66,157
Posted By VIKINGBEAR
Thumbs down It does NOT work

bfharris.
Not sure why you question my VALIDITY?
That one can possibly now buy a Smart Start for $350.- and a Honda for less than $900 is not of interest at this stage.
I paid - in June last...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-23-2011
Replies: 82
Views: 66,157
Posted By VIKINGBEAR
Thumbs down It does NOT work

Dometic
I have read your report which states that the Cruisair 16000 btu with Smart Start installed, will run on a Honda 2000 generator.
My new Cruisair 16000 btu (split unit) was installed on my...
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