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Waste Plumbing, More Important Than Electronics!

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I don’t know if I’ve messed up my karma somehow, but I do know that the last year has included an unusual amount of personal time with blackwater systems. In fact, it was about this time last year that I had to abort a cruise because I could not fix a jammed-up Lavac marine toilet. It did not help that the nice bag of spare parts that came with Gizmo were actually for an earlier model of its electric pump. But now I have proper spares and a good snake on board, along with a comfy plastic seat that can theoretically turn a standard five gallon bucket into an alternate head. And – my point in doing the work myself – I now understand the workings of the Lavac rather intimately…