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Old 21-02-2011, 15:40   #46
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Re: Nature's Head Help . . . for the Height-Impaired

Originally Posted by joey69 View Post
Even though it's a composting head,how often do you have to empty it?
Every couple of months? We're two full time liveaboards. With no land access just using the head exclusively we'd probably switch it out every month. The urine tank I dump every day or two (and we have a second one as well).

Dumping the urine tank takes ~2 minutes and is really simple, dumping the solids takes ~5-10 minutes and is faster/cleaner than pumping out. It's really not a big deal and it's much cleaner than pumping out.

The smell is gone; you get the occasional "wet earth" smell out on deck which honestly doesn't smell bad at all. More like walking through the potting soil section in hardware store.

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