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Old 15-12-2015, 13:51   #16
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Re: Composting Toilets ????

I have a natures head and love it. Probably wouldn't work if you had more than two people on there full time though.
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Old 15-12-2015, 22:47   #17
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Well, as we all know, if Momma ain't happy, ain't NObody happy. I thought 'if this group of experienced female sailors likes these things, that says a whole lot". You know how women are about their bathrooms.
WELL, don't leave us hangin', what was the result of the survey? Man,
you guys have certainly given me a lot to think about. Thanks for all the really good "give and take"! Oh, and thanks to all of you who contributed links for my further edification and research. While I've had only one unpleasant experience with my current head setup(a bit of residue remaining in the discharge hose found it's way out while replacing an existing holding tank with a new one),btw, the holding tank is under the V-birth..... I was not pleased. For now the idea of a composting head appeals to me if only from the standpoint of reclaiming the space the tank and associated equipment now occupies. When I'm dockside, I rarely use the toilet and when I must, I use "Wagbags" which enables me to avoid having to move the boat to a pump out station.
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Old 15-12-2015, 23:35   #18
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Re: Composting Toilets ????

I have the Nature's head. Be careful where you but your peat or coconut husks as it can contain bug eggs. Ask me how I know.
Put a twelve auto windshield washer pump with stem on the pee tank to either pump over board or to second container. Saves overflows, Don't ask, and reduces wear and tear because you aren't constantly opening the unit to remove the pee bottle.

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Re: Composting Toilets ????

You may also want to consider the C Head and the Ecovita.
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Old 16-12-2015, 05:53   #20
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I have the Nature's head. Be careful where you but your peat or coconut husks as it can contain bug eggs. Ask me how I know.
Put a twelve auto windshield washer pump with stem on the pee tank to either pump over board or to second container. Saves overflows, Don't ask, and reduces wear and tear because you aren't constantly opening the unit to remove the pee bottle.

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What's a "twelve auto" windshield washer pump? And someone told me to put the coir brick husks in a microwave before using to kill anything in it. I haven't tried it.
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Old 16-12-2015, 06:47   #21
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Sorry, it's buy not but, and it's 12 volt car windshield washer pump, the pump has a stem that sticks down into the windshield washer reservoir and sits on top. So you never have to remove the pee bottle. Just drill the pee bootleg and mount the pump.
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