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Old 19-02-2011, 07:17   #1
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Nature's Head Help . . . for the Height-Impaired

I've been using it for a few weeks now, and been very happy so far. The only problem is, it's MUCH taller than a standard marine head. I kind of have to step up to get onto it, which I can deal with, but...

I'm going to be having company aboard soon...as in the potential first mate/admiral kind of company, and she's even shorter than me.

Any suggestions?

Would a step stool to get onto a toilet be kind of strange?

Maybe build a small shelf, that just sticks out in front of it a little bit? Basically extend the platform it's already sitting on by a few inches? But out of what? Just how big should I make it? The full width, or just right in front of the base?
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Old 19-02-2011, 07:23   #2
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i have seen wood grates, maybe teak? that allow for drainage for showers, i think..


they would fit into the recessed/depressed section of the floor, which would give you a couple more inches...

can you post a link to your head? I like tall toilets...
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Old 19-02-2011, 07:27   #3
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My first comment would have been to remove the platform, because these units don't need one like most marine toilets do. However, since you platform is fiberglass, I would extend it up to the floor hatch opening. I would put in a raised section at the end so you have something to brace your feet on. If you don't want to play with fiberglass, you could make the whole thing out of teak.

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Old 19-02-2011, 07:31   #4
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He has the Natures Head.

Here are some pictures I took when I brought one aboard my boat.... it was too large for me, and is currently in use aboard a SC 31.
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Old 19-02-2011, 07:31   #5
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You could make something out of wood that would extend from wall to wall in front of the unit and it would rest on the top of the top edges of the basin. It can be any height and doesnt need to be permanent.

In this way it could be lifted off when not in use or when your showering. Make it out of teak in a lattice pattern, or have it professionally made at a shop.

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Yeah, I would have removed it if it wasn't all part of the same mold. I guess just some teak would do it, and go nice with the shelf I already made.
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you could build some stirrups... hehehehe
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Old 19-02-2011, 09:59   #8
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Are we still talking about the head?
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I HAVE TO SQUAT BEING 6'6".THAT ONE WOULD BE JUST RIGHT FOR ME.
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Old 19-02-2011, 10:07   #10
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you are a big guy... i am 6'1" and would enjoy the taller comode as well...
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I was thinking of the stirrups too. Ride that sucker jockey style.
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get this and save on toilet paper......hahahaha!!!

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get this and save on toilet paper......hahahaha!!!

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What a waste, when you can just drag yourself behind the boat for a while.
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How/where do you empty the 'liquid'? And can the urine sit in the container for days in a hot climate? I do like the composting idea.
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yes,the liquid separates in the bowl and goes into a bottle to be poured out at a marina (or overboard).

http://www.airheadtoilet.com/
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