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Date Posted: - Thursday - 12/17/09 - 4:59pm
Author: Randall, Murre, Mariner 31
Subject: Head Sole Drain
In reply to: John Farrar 's message, "shower on M 31" on - Thursday - 12/17/09 - 2:04pm

Murre has a drain in the head sole that connects to a 1 1/2 inch rubber hose that runs back to the bilge. You could pump the grey water from there. If you don't have that drain, that's one alternative. It's a straight shot and an easy run.

But I'd be very careful about distributing too much hot water in the head too regularly. The entire frame is made of plywood, and, brochure photos aside, is not really designed to be a shower stall. Seal the heck out of the joints and paint it again!

You'll also need to cover the ceiling (i.e. the slats behind the toilet). Water hitting the slats will run along the inside of the boat to the "upper" bilge and make a mess of any storage you have under the floorboards.

RR

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[> [> [> I reccommend this Mariner 31 -- Craig, M-31 #25 Hibou, - Thursday - 12/17/09 - 7:31pm

http://www.yachtworld.com/boats/1969/Far-East-Yachts-Ketch-2019431/Everett-Marina/WA/United-States


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[> [> [> [> Showers -- Craig M-31#25 Hibou, - Thursday - 12/17/09 - 10:06pm

I just got a call from my broker; apparently you've seen Hibou. Follow Randalf's advice.


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[> [> [> [> [> typo -- Craig, - Thursday - 12/17/09 - 10:15pm

Sorry for the typo Randall. But then, since you are a wizard with these boats Randalf kind of works.


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[> [> [> [> [> typo -- Randalf, - Friday - 12/18/09 - 12:52pm

No worries--that was a good laugh. And thanks for the compliment, but wizardry ain't in it, or if it is, then it suggests Gandalf spent much of his time beffuddled and scratching his head and explains why the ring cycle was almost 2000 pages of book.


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[> [> [> [> [> [> Wizardry -- Craig M31-25 Hibou, - Friday - 12/18/09 - 3:12pm

I believe befuddled head scratching and mumbling in tounges (obscenities)all part of wizardry and boat repair.


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