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Old 10-13-2009, 04:50 PM   #1
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we have an 1973 Argosy 22. Can the toilet be moved to where the shower is. Is it at all possible. Any help would be appreciated
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Old 10-13-2009, 04:57 PM   #2
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Most anything is possible with enough work and $$$. That said, you probably would need to also move the black tank so that the toilet is dumping directly into it.
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we have an 1973 Argosy 22. Can the toilet be moved to where the shower is. Is it at all possible. Any help would be appreciated

Sure you can, but it will take planning, effort and expense.

Now some questions for you:

What are your plans for the shower?


Wet Bath?



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Old 10-13-2009, 05:59 PM   #6
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Your toilet dumps directly (straight down) into the holding tank.

Moving the toilet is possiable but would require quite a bit of plumbing work and possibly require moving the holding tank so it is probably not feasible.
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Old 10-13-2009, 09:39 PM   #7
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h calna

yes it is possible but WHY?

the toilet is mounted and sits directly ON the black tank, which is above the subfloor.

so MOVING it means first removing the trim/covering and then moving the tank and toilet.

and that's the easy part.

the OUTLET for the black tank goes through the subfloor and into the drain pipe.

so THAT would need to be re routed as well which means messing with stuff in the belly pan UNDER the flooring and frame.

so it's doable, but several items need to be addressed.

additionally once the fittings are messed with, IF it doesn't already leak it may start.

might as well REPLACE the 35 year old tank while doing it...$$

i think the 73 args were the beginning of gray tanks, so there is the issue of keeping or ditching the shower and plumbing.

moving the shower would be a LOT more complicated than the toilet.

there are a LOT of threads here on the famous argosy thrones and their tanks...

scan through some of the model (argosy specific) threads and you'll find pictures and plumbing shots and so on...

this thread has some SHOTS of tank options for UNDER the throne...

the good stuff on this is back in 04 or 05 postings...

is your goal to create a 'wet bath' if so there are ready made units that could be retrofitted but the under pinnings are still an issue.

one could fabricate a custom wet bath with stainless cover over the black tank, stilling in a stainless shower pan...

but THAT would be spendy.

do u canadian like to 'use' the great outdoors?

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...What are your plans for the shower....Elimination?
ahm, yes kevin, i think THAT is the word for it, or at least a moving experience.

gives a whole new meaning to this thread...

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Old 10-15-2009, 10:52 AM   #8
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thanks one and all

thank you so much for your comments - especially the funny ones! My husband told me much the same but I was really hoping there was some other answer.
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