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Old 18-12-2016, 12:14   #16
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Re: Composting toilets

Has anyone figured out how to place a plastic bag/compost bag as a liner in the Nature's Head, so you don't have to dismantle it every time?
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Has anyone figured out how to place a plastic bag/compost bag as a liner in the Nature's Head, so you don't have to dismantle it every time?
Unfortunately wont work the stiring bar would be in the way/get tangled up in the bag.
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Old 18-12-2016, 13:06   #18
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Nature's Head on our lake boat. Happy so far, but not a full timer. Our third year with it.

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Definitely no love for holding tank problems but they aren't as frequent as they used to be. I think our composting head was just not a good fit for us.

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We tried this DIY model for 6 months and then installed a C-Head. Love it.



where is that lol emoticon?! I love this diy version.

I wanted something a little more "chichi" for our current boat, but if I had been thinking I might have done this sort of thing on our last boat.
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Made my own for 2 bucks and love it no issues at all.
Could you give I details on how you did this project? I'm very seriously interested!
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Could you give I details on how you did this project? I'm very seriously interested!
Here is a link to my photo album of the head before install.
Its not a stirring kind you have to put a handfull of peat on top of your deposits.
http://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/...lbums4661.html
These ware taken before install
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Heres a link to the thread I did describing the build
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Build your own, buy this: Composting Toilet Seat and urine diverting bowl for odourless latrine. and it's easy to copy the C-head for the base. We use a 5 gallon bucket for the back and a 2 gallon sprayer tank for the front.





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Looks great but at $175 for the urine separating and seat assembly I still prefer my $2 funnel. And the milk jugs and lids are available just about anywhere for free. Carry a coupe spares.
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Thank you so much for the info, will definitely give it a try. Sounds better than putting over a $1000 down the toilet for air head!
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Composting toilets

Only as a point of reference I spent at least $1,000 refurbing my waste tank system, $500 for a custom plastic tank and at least another $500 for hoses and macerator, and more money of course for the electric toilet.
So a grand for the complete system may not be such a bad deal.
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Looks great but at $175 for the urine separating and seat assembly I still prefer my $2 funnel. And the milk jugs and lids are available just about anywhere for free. Carry a coupe spares.
BTW, are you in the Portland area? I was just reading another of your posts which lead me to believe you are or have been. You had said something about going with someone from pdx to salem
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Only as a point of reference I spent at least $1,000 refurbing my waste tank system, $500 for a custom plastic tank and at least another $500 for hoses and macerator, and more money of course for the electric toilet.
So a grand for the complete system may not be such a bad deal.
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BTW, are you in the Portland area? I was just reading another of your posts which lead me to believe you are or have been. You had said something about going with someone from pdx to salem
No sorry im in the seattle area . Used to haudl cars out of salem though.
Back in the day my uncle owned the happy rock moorage on the Willamette river between germantown and scapoose.
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Re: Composting toilets

One more question...
I watched the videos on how to empty the composting toilet (Natures Head), and I wonder how you secure the head in the boat. It would appear that you need to be able to lift the whole unit out to empty it. I would hate to be in rough weather and have the thing start rolling around down below.


Nevermind, I see that the head comes with brackets and knobs to attach it to the floor. I guess one should keep in mind the space needed to access these knobs when laying out the compartment.
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