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Old 03-20-2015, 07:29 AM   #21
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The big question is where is the holding tank?

If it is below the toilet , mostly a straight shot , the best toilet is a China bowml RV toilet.

These require a miniscule amount of water to flush , almost no maint over decades and dont stink from dead stuff in a sea water flush setup.

If gravity is your friend , you cant go wrong!!

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Old 03-20-2015, 07:51 AM   #22
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I just ordered rebuild kits for my Vacuflush units. They say the wisper quiet motors and pumps ones are very quiet
The whisper pumps are very, very quiet. But you still get the noise associated with the flushing.
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Old 03-20-2015, 08:25 AM   #23
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Manual head?

The electric freshwater Quiet Flush (37045 Series) doesn't have a part called a "plunger."

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Old 03-20-2015, 08:34 AM   #24
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Old 03-20-2015, 08:44 AM   #25
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Old 03-20-2015, 09:14 AM   #26
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We have a Jabsco Quiet Flush electric freshwater head, and we're reasonably pleased with it.-Chris
I installed two of these in the early nineties. I was a liveaboard and lived twenty years onboard the Heads Up. I never had a single problem with the operation of either head. For the aft head I bought the full size and that's the one I mostly use.

I can say I have seen so many problems with other boaters sanitation systems and the costly issues they have, I am so glad I bought the freshwater Quiet Flush. One neighbor changed out a vacuum system for one and he and his Admiral are thanking me daily for the suggestion.

My only suggestion is learn how to use the dry bowl switch and the fill switch and not to only use the red flush button. You will save water.
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Actually, what prompted me for that post was that it's quite common across various forums to see Brand X being both praised and damned in the same thread... when it's actually more about whether the Brand X model in question is electric or manual, freshwater or salt, etc.

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Old 03-20-2015, 10:40 AM   #28
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Actually, what prompted me for that post was that it's quite common across various forums to see Brand X being both praised and damned in the same thread... when it's actually more about whether the Brand X model in question is electric or manual, freshwater or salt, etc.

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What ever you do don't buy a RM69 electric loo; they are total Cr*p! (Maybe the hint is In the name?) this blocked more times than I wish to remember, total nightmare.

http://www.rm69.nl/marine-toilet-electric/

That's why I bought the manual jabsco; in all fairness the original plunger has lasted over 7 years without going wrong.

At the moment the plunger doesn't pump, and the pipe is blocked.

Anyone like to come over for free beer and a bit of easy DIY......
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Have y'all noticed that the OP is in Australia??? Price and availability due to shipping costs, import duty, rate of exchange etc are likely to have a major impact on whether any U.S. make/model toilet would actually be the "best" toilet for HIS boat.
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Old 03-20-2015, 01:00 PM   #30
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Have y'all noticed that the OP is in Australia??? Price and availability due to shipping costs, import duty, rate of exchange etc are likely to have a major impact on whether any U.S. make/model toilet would actually be the "best" toilet for HIS boat.
I think he lives in New Braunfels, TX. Maybe his Aussie accent fooled you.
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Old 03-20-2015, 01:55 PM   #31
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I think he lives in New Braunfels, TX. Maybe his Aussie accent fooled you.
It sure did...I saw "AussieCraig" and jumped to a conclusion.
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Old 03-20-2015, 02:48 PM   #32
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It sure did...I saw "AussieCraig" and jumped to a conclusion.
When dealing with heads we have to be careful where we jump and there is the thing about the seat up.
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Old 03-20-2015, 09:30 PM   #34
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Have 2 vacuflushes that I recently rebuilt the pumps on. The pumps are in the engine room so the noise isn't to bad. Have some left over sound down insulation and was thinking about building a cover for each pump, sort of like a toaster cover. Wonder if that would do much to lower the pump noise.

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Old 03-20-2015, 09:30 PM   #35
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Old 03-21-2015, 07:35 AM   #36
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A quick side note, I upgraded to the two Marine Elegance units/ fresh water flush at the same time and accidentally tied into the hot water for the front head...... And I LIKE it. Seems to flush better and seems more sanitary. Peggy, I wouldn't think this would cause any problems ??


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Steve, don't flush while seated, you might wind up "poached"
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Old 03-21-2015, 10:44 AM   #38
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I installed a new Raritan Marine Elegance electric freshwater head several months ago. We love it, especially when we have non-boater company aboard - just press a button.

To expedite the situation, the flush noise scared the crap out of them.
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Old 03-21-2015, 01:14 PM   #39
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I'd rebuild the Raritan Crowns in our boat before buying something new. When I converted them to fresh water flush, the primary noise maker (intake pump) went away and the speed of the macerator/black water pump went way up. So they're arguably as quiet as the new units, have excellent pumping efficiency, and the amperage draw is very low. (I soaked everything in a vinegar bath to clean out any build up in internal passages).
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The big question is where is the holding tank?

If it is below the toilet , mostly a straight shot , the best toilet is a China bowml RV toilet.

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I installed one on my boat above a 30 gallon holding tank. Haven't had any problems. Gravity never fails, uses about a pint of fresh water per use. Love it. Check out our blog for photos of the install.
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