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Old 05-02-2016, 02:43 PM   #71
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Thanks everyone. I checked those two links out. Some good reading there. I'll just remember to take the pitcher of lemonade next time I run to the outhouse.
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Old 05-11-2016, 05:53 PM   #73
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Done deal. I just placed my order for a Nature's Head composting toilet. As I live in Billings and the distributor is, allegedly, in Bozeman, I should get it sometime before the first frost by way of Buster Brown. I guess I just got tired of having to place Mother Nature on hold until I could get to a convenient facility.

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Old 05-11-2016, 10:09 PM   #74
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Done deal. I just placed my order for a Nature's Head composting toilet. As I live in Billings and the distributor is, allegedly, in Bozeman, I should get it sometime before the first frost by way of Buster Brown. I guess I just got tired of having to place Mother Nature on hold until I could get to a convenient facility.

Will let you know further developments.
What makes this one (natures head) worth the extra couple $100 vs the other composting toilets? I have seen this one and one other at the $995 $1000. The others around $5-$600 or less. I know you get what you pay for just thought I'd ask.
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What makes this one (natures head) worth the extra couple $100 vs the other composting toilets? I have seen this one and one other at the $995 $1000. The others around $5-$600 or less. I know you get what you pay for just thought I'd ask.
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Google the comparisons for the models you are looking at. Hell, you may be able to build your own based on the info out there!
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Old 05-12-2016, 07:33 PM   #77
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What makes this one (natures head) worth the extra couple $100 vs the other composting toilets? I have seen this one and one other at the $995 $1000. The others around $5-$600 or less. I know you get what you pay for just thought I'd ask.
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this one keeps the urine separate, from what i read this is the best way to have a composting toliet.
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Old 05-20-2016, 12:11 PM   #78
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SD, I love your avatar.

The Nature's Head toilet arrived yesterday evening, sometime between 1315 and 1715. Doncha just love it when they can't nail down a delivery time? Anyway, I specifically put in the address instructions to deliver it to the E-Door on the bus. Where did UPS drop the package? Approximately 500 yards away at the owner's office! Gee! Why do I have handicapped plates on all of my vehicles if I don't need them?

I ended up balancing the package on the seat of my power scooter while driving over rough ground to the bus. Unlocked the E-door, then got back out and opened the box. Felt like Christmas! Mind you, the package only weighed in at 26 lbs, but it is BULKY! Got it out of the box (everything was packed inside of the device) and hoisted it into the bus. Then, broke down the box and put it in the basement. About this time, it started raining - heavily!

Inside, I decided to wait until after dinner before I examined the commode more closely. I had to attach the spider handle to the agitator (no biggie, the Allen wrench is included) and remove everything else from below. I still haven't fastened it to the floor, but that's a matter of time. Read and reread the instruction manual (all of 16 pages) over a stiff root beer. I haven't christened the beastie yet....

I did have to buy a bag of peat moss from the local HD. Nicely, they offer a 10% discount to veterans (you gotta ask!). They even helped put that into my Suburban. I didn't go to the other Big Box store (begins with an "L") because two days before in their home & garden center, a COPPERHEAD (yes, boys & girls, a SNAKE) dropped from one of their saplings onto a customer AND BIT THE CUSTOMER!

Anywho, it appears to be vacuum formed plastic of substantial thickness. I think I can paint it to match or complement the interior décor of Brunhilde. Maybe make it look like old oak? I can see that it will hold up to a lot of use. Inside, there is a flapper, manually operated, that closes off the solid area. The liquid area funnels down into a 2 gallon jug in front. They even included a spray bottle (small) that the user fills with a 1:1 mix of vinegar and water to be used to remove Klingons from the bowl sides. I'd recommend getting a bigger one. They recommend wiping down the outside and inside with the same 1:1 mixture and just plain paper towels. Cleaning out the urine collector is by a simple rinse with the same mix or with dishwashing liquid.

Next: The SHOWER!
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Old 07-23-2016, 09:57 PM   #79
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SD, I love your avatar.

The Nature's Head toilet arrived yesterday evening, sometime between 1315 and 1715. Doncha just love it when they can't nail down a delivery time? Anyway, I specifically put in the address instructions to deliver it to the E-Door on the bus. Where did UPS drop the package? Approximately 500 yards away at the owner's office! Gee! Why do I have handicapped plates on all of my vehicles if I don't need them?

I ended up balancing the package on the seat of my power scooter while driving over rough ground to the bus. Unlocked the E-door, then got back out and opened the box. Felt like Christmas! Mind you, the package only weighed in at 26 lbs, but it is BULKY! Got it out of the box (everything was packed inside of the device) and hoisted it into the bus. Then, broke down the box and put it in the basement. About this time, it started raining - heavily!

Inside, I decided to wait until after dinner before I examined the commode more closely. I had to attach the spider handle to the agitator (no biggie, the Allen wrench is included) and remove everything else from below. I still haven't fastened it to the floor, but that's a matter of time. Read and reread the instruction manual (all of 16 pages) over a stiff root beer. I haven't christened the beastie yet....

I did have to buy a bag of peat moss from the local HD. Nicely, they offer a 10% discount to veterans (you gotta ask!). They even helped put that into my Suburban. I didn't go to the other Big Box store (begins with an "L") because two days before in their home & garden center, a COPPERHEAD (yes, boys & girls, a SNAKE) dropped from one of their saplings onto a customer AND BIT THE CUSTOMER!

Anywho, it appears to be vacuum formed plastic of substantial thickness. I think I can paint it to match or complement the interior décor of Brunhilde. Maybe make it look like old oak? I can see that it will hold up to a lot of use. Inside, there is a flapper, manually operated, that closes off the solid area. The liquid area funnels down into a 2 gallon jug in front. They even included a spray bottle (small) that the user fills with a 1:1 mix of vinegar and water to be used to remove Klingons from the bowl sides. I'd recommend getting a bigger one. They recommend wiping down the outside and inside with the same 1:1 mixture and just plain paper towels. Cleaning out the urine collector is by a simple rinse with the same mix or with dishwashing liquid.

Next: The SHOWER!
So are you happy with your purchase or do you have regrets now?
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No regret whatsoever. The only things I MUST remember are to agitate the solids and check (frequently) the liquid. I haven't bothered to fasten it to the floor. I don't think I'll be taking rolls of any magnitude any time soon. I'll be removing the first load of compost within the next week.No, children, there is NO odor. But, I did get some Pine-sol for some serious cleaning (lemon scented).
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