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pump and smell

I delivered a Hunter yesterday. It smells bad in the cockpit every time the head is flushed.

I found this product https://tanktechsrx.com/forget-about-it-for-boats/ on the internet.

Does anyone have any experience with solving this problem?

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Re: pump and smell

Where is the vent
Was the cockpit close downwind
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Re: pump and smell

Might work. But there are proven products. Read these reviews.

There is also an excellent book, “Get Rid of Boat Odors,” on Amazon. With proper ventilation and the right treatment, no problem.

https://www.practical-sailor.com/iss...s/10938-1.html

https://www.practical-sailor.com/iss...k_10714-1.html

https://www.practical-sailor.com/blo...k-12224-1.html

If none of that works (unlikely) you can try a vent filter, but the installation must be correct.
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Re: pump and smell

If the vent location and cockpit are like my Hunter the air always swirls from the vent back into the cockpit. I tired all the "stuff" but only a vent filter fixes it.

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Re: pump and smell

Be like; Owner talking with David p.m. " what's a holding tank?" Lol
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