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Old 18-01-2013, 08:51   #1
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Heads suck

Have I got your attention?

Yeah, you thought this was about something else.
Sorry to inform you, its just another toilet thread

I dunno what the resulting crystaline accumulation is but my Jabsco joker valve doesnt like it.
The rubber joker valve is just like a tri cuspid heart valve and any build up prevents it closing and the resulting back flow is a problem

I seem to recall hearing of a chemical which will disolve the deposit, which is a result of the salts in urine forming crystals. Does any one know what I should use. Polite answers please.

My loo is flushed with fresh water BTW

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Old 18-01-2013, 09:03   #2
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You need a dose of Vinegar & olive oil and call me in the morning… next time use protection
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white vinegar
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white vinegar

Isnt this racist? Whats wrong with brown malt vinegar? Maybe the brown doesnt work hard enough? Brown can be rather bitter though, like its got a chip on one shoulder
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You need a dose of Vinegar & olive oil and call me in the morning… next time use protection
My joker valve isnt constipated and im ok thanks
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Old 18-01-2013, 09:26   #6
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I dunno what the resulting crystaline accumulation is but my Jabsco joker valve doesnt like it.
Ah, there's yar problem. The standard Jabsco head is a piece of s***t.
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Heads are suppose to suck. It's when they start to blow you have problems.
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Ah, there's yar problem. The standard Jabsco head is a piece of s***t.
A very appropriate description, and denotes a fellow sufferer?

Sadly, for the forseeable, its my only option cos you KNOW I spend all my money on ammo and more prepper supplies cos theres a war coming.
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Former sufferer. I am now a recovering Jabsco owner - owned two over the years, which is one more than the universe owes anyone.

Once you're fully prepped against the apoclypse, invest in a Raritan!
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Muriatic acid might do it. I've never had success bringing a joker valve back to life, but then I haven't been all that persistent. Replace the joker valve. Vinegar and an occasional dose of muriatic acid might prolong the lifetime of your new one. We also do a fresh water flush at the end of every day to get rid of the salt water / urine mixture that leads to the crystal deposits.
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Re: Heads suck

Do you know, the word MURIATIC was in my head, but I didnt know what it meant and I didnt google it, to my great shame.

Im not sure what impact saline has on uric acid, but my loo flushes with fresh water. I know from farmyard experience that urine crystalises with fresh water, ....but whats the best cure cos stripping the valve every few months is a pain. Last time I killed it and had to order 2 new ones, one as a spare.

Talk about spending a penny, as we used to say in old Blighty, when public conveniences cost a penny a pee.
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Re: Heads suck

From The Authority, The Head Mistress, Peggie Hall:

"anothe boater who has travelled around the world tells me that he often had to remove the hose on his boat and beat it with a stick to break up the crystal deposits that develop.

A weekly cupful of distilled white vinegar flushed all the way through the lines will prevent mineral build up in 'em. A couple of cupfuls of muriatic acid flushed down the toilet will dissolve it. Vinegar is easier to handle and a lot cheaper. "


btw, muriatic acid is hydrochloric acid.
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You Little Beauty,

I would give you head. Thanks. Just the ticket




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"anothe boater who has travelled around the world tells me that he often had to remove the hose on his boat and beat it with a stick to break up the crystal deposits that develop.

A weekly cupful of distilled white vinegar flushed all the way through the lines will prevent mineral build up in 'em. A couple of cupfuls of muriatic acid flushed down the toilet will dissolve it. Vinegar is easier to handle and a lot cheaper. "


btw, muriatic acid is hydrochloric acid.
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I would give you head. Thanks. Just the ticket
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If you want to spend the bucks, W&C Skipper heads are bullet proof.
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