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Old 17-07-2010, 13:48   #76
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Watched a modern version of Cinderella recently. In one scene the chambermaid emptied the colored water from the chamber pot right out the window.
LOL, yes that was the normal way of disposing of such in medieval Europe, so passers by had to be alert and nimble footed.
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I would like to divert this tread to dealing with #2, lol.
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Maybe part of the answer is to threat the head with hydrochloric acid about every 3 months to keep it from failing. The electric head on my previous cat flushed like new after 5 years of normal use.
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lol...chamber pots were still in use in upstate NY on the farm when i was a youngster--- yipes... dont trip over it near the vent for heat!!!!

when i was cruising in gulf, our watch schedule was 4 on 4 off rtc--- i didnt need to even think of peeing while on watch, and i drank plenty of liquids while i was watching. most bladders can go for 1 qt--is what a human bladder will hold. it takes many hours to accumulate that amount of urine in a human bladder. even with coffee... reality dictates need-- if yours doesnt hold 1 qt, then use a device. remember devices need to be cleaned--who gets to do that smelly job??!!! eeewwww-- thankyou--i will keep my routine--i pee then go on watch. then i pee then sleep . then i wake up , pee and go on watch. works great. i dont plan on standing any watch longer than 4 hours. 6 is too long for alertness and 3 is too short for rest.

i use vinegar in my head system so as not to ruin any sensitive parts. then after the vinegar i add oil to the head.. works great and is jabsco.
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I think it levels the playing field between genders, even with 2 full sized private heads aboard, inconvenience is a major complaint of female passengers. I was thinking abour how to plumb something simuler below somewhere. It would greatly reduce pumpout frequency, and make a composting head more practical.
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