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Old 05-31-2017, 08:34 PM   #21
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Phlegm, by going to a mid bath, is there a lot of rerouting of pipes? Is that a difficult undertaking? I like the idea of a rear bedroom,
i like the idea of winging it.
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Old 05-31-2017, 09:11 PM   #22
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If you haven't read this yet, you should it will answer a lot of questions.
http://www.airforums.com/forums/f186...2-a-50967.html

Chris and Kay did excellent work.
And while we may not all have their skills, we can derive inspiration to think outside the box.

I can't answer your questions about how hard it will be because I haven't done it yet. I'm going to do it so the amount of work involved is irrelevant. It takes what it takes, and I'm going to screw it up at least once. And I'm ok with that.

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Thanks Ron, I like the way you think.
The link is great, I have just been swimming through it, but some interesting information.
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Old 06-01-2017, 07:26 AM   #24
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Phlegm, by going to a mid bath, is there a lot of rerouting of pipes? Is that a difficult undertaking? I like the idea of a rear bedroom,
i like the idea of winging it.
I moved the bath on mine, from rear to mid. If you go with a composting toilet, it's fairly easy. I'm using flexible 3/4" tubing for the sink drain, PEX, and a floor drain for the wet head. There was the perfect amount of room for the bedroom and the head, without having to move the fridge. You should be golden with a Sovereign.

Start collecting as many large pieces of cardboard you can! I'm lucky, in that I can snake 4X8 pieces whenever I buy the Eurolite ply I've been using.

Uh oh, I think that I might be hijacking this thread!
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Why the cardboard? I understand that with a regular toilet, the waste goes to the black tank, with a composting toilet, where does the waste go?

Do you have or know where there is a sketch of how you did your layout?
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The waste goes into a "cassette" under the toilet that you have to change out when it gets "full"

My wife already shot down that idea.
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Why the cardboard? I understand that with a regular toilet, the waste goes to the black tank, with a composting toilet, where does the waste go?

Do you have or know where there is a sketch of how you did your layout?
The cardboard is for making full size patterns. Sorry, I should have been more specific.

Liquid waste goes into a small tank that needs emptying every few days, especially if much beer is being consumed. Solid stuff goes into a larger tank, which is half full of peat moss. You're supposed to change that once a year. Yeah, it grosses my wife out, too.

Attached is my prelim plan, which I've managed to complexify greatly. I've just done a bunch of work in the bedroom, installing an overhead console, and am varnishing everything this week.
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The cardboard is for making full size patterns. Sorry, I should have been more specific.

Liquid waste goes into a small tank that needs emptying every few days, especially if much beer is being consumed. Solid stuff goes into a larger tank, which is half full of peat moss. You're supposed to change that once a year. Yeah, it grosses my wife out, too.

Attached is my prelim plan, which I've managed to complexify greatly. I've just done a bunch of work in the bedroom, installing an overhead console, and am varnishing everything this week.
That makes sense for the cardboard. Once you move aft or forward of the front and rear end caps respectively, does the curvature remain relatively the same?

As for removing waste, I do not know if I would prefer burning it with diesel fuel (been there done that) or swapping out peat moss, maybe a cat hole would be ok. LOL

I like your prelim plan that loos good. I like the mid bath idea, maybe a little more compact than having it in the rear but a rear sleeping quarters area is really appealing.
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