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Old 21-05-2013, 05:04   #16
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Don't be too hasty. If the PO didn't know how to manage them they would get issues and blame the toilets. A common problem is not enough flush water going through to prevent calcification in the piping and/ or growth around the outlets. Also not enough flush water means smells from dead seawater creatures in pipes ending up in the bowl. Some say you should flush for 15 to 20 seconds each time.
+1. We have 2 Jabsco Quiet Flush toilets plumbed to flush with fresh water, and haven't has a single problem in 7 years, even while living aboard.
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Lavac. One diaphragm pump; no stinky head; can be electrified; 4 years liveaboard fault free. Simple brilliant engineering.
We have a Lavac in our second head as a backup to the Jabsco electric. Best of both worlds.
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Old 21-05-2013, 12:14   #18
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...lots and lots of sea water is a real good thing in a marine sanitation system...

So considering a boat that has kids who may not sit there and flush thoroughly, can I do a random thorough flush once or twice a day to help out the system?
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Old 21-05-2013, 12:57   #19
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So considering a boat that has kids who may not sit there and flush thoroughly, can I do a random thorough flush once or twice a day to help out the system?
Absolutely. I would do it all the time. If you're discharging straight overboard, there's no downside.
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My boat has an jabsco electric model ( the noisy one ) in it since 1988 , still going strong


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