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Old 08-07-2013, 08:13   #16
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I'm not sure we'll ever take our cats with us on the boat but if we do then they'll all have to learn to use the head like the rest of us!
As a going away gift we were giving a toilet training kits for cats. We haven't tried it yet, because we're not sure the 17 year old could manage it. But I guess we could set it up and see what happens. I totally forgot we had it until I saw the picture.
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Old 08-07-2013, 08:16   #17
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smartmove--i like to use the clumping stuff as ballast in my already too much lightened boat...but i cannot carry over 1000 pounds of it to make the difference in this barge...i have to make up the difference with zincs and stuff....and mebbe larger fuel tankage..lol
have you tried to grow lawn grass for kitties yet--if so--dont let it get sea water wet--it dies.....lol
Nope, haven't tried that yet, but I see how sea water would be a problem, lol!
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Old 08-07-2013, 10:52   #18
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The crazy thing is that we had talked the night before about how the waste piping will always being full because everything has to go up to get into the holding tank. You can be sure I won't forget and do that again!
My boat had a 2+foot rise and I was afraid to take the hose off to change the joker valve. I was informed by the "head mistress" that the hose would be empty. I did not really believe it but she was right. Some how all the liquid leaves the hose for the tank. Don't have a clue as to how some does not leak by the air and rest at the bottom.

Maybe your extra long hose lets what I thought happens, happen.
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Old 08-07-2013, 11:40   #19
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Oh Robyn, that has to be one of the worst boat stories I have read to date! You need a medal for tackling that task. I had a clean up job to do once, but never a personal drenching.

Hey do you think Crabby heard of this episode and that's why an invite to the party wasn't extended?
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Old 08-07-2013, 11:42   #20
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Oh Robyn, that has to be one of the worst boat stories I have read to date! You need a medal for tackling that task. I had a clean up job to do once, but never a personal drenching.

Hey do you think Crabby heard of this episode and that's why an invite to the party wasn't extended?
Undoubtably so,
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....I have no idea why those thingys are called joker valves....
This is serious stuff!
Unless the joke is on you....
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Old 08-07-2013, 13:55   #22
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....I have no idea why those thingys are called joker valves....
This is serious stuff!
Unless the joke is on you....
The joke certainly was on me, lol.
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The joke certainly was on me, lol.
Well, something was on you . . . BTW, here's a picture of SmartMove about half-way through taking apart his first head . . . and one of how he looks now with his second head.

Well done, SmartMove.

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Crap happens and I'm sorry for you, but feel happier about myself for it! I replaced the aft head joker yesterday while underway, took about 3 minutes because I had to find the flat tip screwdriver.

Now the aft head flows down to the tank, I hope I remember the lesson learned here when I do the forward head that flows up.
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Well, something was on you . . . BTW, here's a picture of SmartMove about half-way through taking apart his first head . . . and one of how he looks now with his second head.

Well done, SmartMove.

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