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Head maintenance - limited space

Hi all

I have limited space where I wish to expand my options for the head. Currently the "Y" valve either sends the effluent to holding tank or the thru hull. From the holding tank there is one hose out to the pump out at deck level.

I want to install two more valves in order to be able to pump from tank to thru hull when I am way and heck gone out in the Gulf of Maine and the Bay of Fundy. Pump-outs are few and far between up there.

Space being a problem, can I use 1.5 inch house plumbing to allow me to "turn some corners" and get to the different valves?

I anticipate a "T" valve over the thru hull accepting either from the tank or the head and another "Y" valve from the tank sending to the pump out or the "T" above the thru hull.

My question concerns using hard "plastic" fittings such as I just used in plumbing a new toilet in my house.

I did some web searches and found no place to ask the Head Mistress - Peggie Hall (no relation)

Thanks.

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