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Old 23-12-2009, 05:57   #1
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Sealand MSD Heads

Related to another post I have on head options: Has anyone here used the Sealand MSD heads. My understanding is they are kind of like the airplane toilets - flush to a holding tank underneath which can then be pumped out. I sail mostly in the Bahamas where it's easy to pump overboard often, so the 5-gallon limit isn't a big deal. I like the simplicity. One question is how easily it pumps out given less raw water in the tank.

Link below. I need to figure this out in the next couple days, so any expereince is appreciated.

West Marine: 975 MSD Portable/Permanent Toilet Product Display
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Old 23-12-2009, 07:21   #2
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I purchased one of these for my boat (exact same model actually). The MSD fittings are pretty useless. There is no pump or even valve on the holding tank, so the only place the MSD fittings can connect to is a deck fitting for pump out. It can't really be rigged to dump overboard without some other accessories. So I'm not using the MSD fittings at all.... much simpler to just drag it out and dump or pump the toilet itself.
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