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Old 24-11-2012, 16:14   #106
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Re: The Head To End All Heads

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No it is in the cabin on the starboard side....

... under the settee on the right side of the picture above. Remember this is a small trailered boat and only the two of us use it. There was a head with a porta-pottie ahead of the bulkhead where the sink is, but it was very confining and then the V-berth was not usable with my 6'-1" height. Also going 4-5 days on a porta-pottie is a stretch and then what do you do?

Moving the head allowed allowed us ...

.... to make the V-berth longer and usable and also gave us room for our cloths and other storage on the sides and at the head of the V-berth. Best thing we did to the boat to make it into a boat you can cruise on about as long as you want. We can easily now be out for over a month without needing to resupply or get ice, water, fuel, or visit a dump station.

Almost all of our mods to the Mac are here...

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We are pretty much trying to do the same with the Endeavour except on a larger scale,


Whew! A crapper in the cockpit would have been a bit much...

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Old 24-11-2012, 19:03   #107
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Re: The Head To End All Heads

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Whew! A crapper in the cockpit would have been a bit much...
Could you imagine doing the doubletake.... "honey, is he looking at a chart or reading the paper and taking a crap. Get the binos, I gotta figure this one out. "

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Old 25-11-2012, 18:03   #108
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Old 29-11-2012, 06:51   #109
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Re: The Head To End All Heads

I converted the (free) porta potty the PO left on the boat to a non urine diverting compost toilet by enlarging the lower casing with a dremel tool and ditching the trap door thing. Since I usually pee into a "plastic something" anyway (one of those tall cylindrical UTZ pretzel mix containers is my favorite and is reusable with a tight seal) it works great. When the GF stays for a week she does all her business in it and uses more (free) sawdust and still no smell. The intact upper water system helps clean the bowl (pour cup of sawdust down hole first) and dampens the sawdust. Use a disposable chop stick to stir occasionally if you must.

The only problem with this simple, free system is when you don't separate the urine it is harder to make good litter critters, also I recommend two chop sticks for this. On the plus side you can get rid of the cat.

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