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grzano

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Composting Head
« on: March 01, 2022, 09:04:42 PM »
Hi All,

I am thinking of taking the smelly tank and head out and replacing it with a Composting head. The tolerances in my 323 seem to limit what I can install. Does anyone have any experience, ideas or suggestions related to the head itself as well as the installation?

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Greg

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Re: Composting Head
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2022, 10:37:57 AM »
The clearance on the aft edge of the head is really tight if you still want to be able to operate the folding door.  When we replaced our original HeadMate Jr with the slightly larger Raritan Compact, I had to displace the mounting towards the bow in order to clear the door.  This leaves the head slightly off-center in the space.
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Re: Composting Head
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2022, 08:35:05 PM »
Ed,

I appreciate your reply. I am going to the boat this weekend to take some more measurements and draw a diagram.

I'll let you know how it works out.

Greg
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Re: Composting Head
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2022, 11:05:54 PM »
Hi Ed and all,

I would not be able to install the composting head and still have an operational sink :( , so the head smell will continue.

Thank you all for your help.

Greg
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