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On Oct 11, 2016 7:54 PM, "Collin Ferguson via CnC-List" <
> Hello, This is my first posting to this list. I'm used to forums like on
> the Moyer site, so hopefully I'm doing this right.
> I have a 1974 C&C 30 MK1. To my knowledge, it was built without a
> blackwater holding tank for the Head. At some point over the last 40 years
> a P.O. put a 5 gallon Jerry can in a storage compartment in the V Berth and
> installed a Y valve after the macerator. One side of the Y valve goes
> overboard the other goes to the Jerry can.
> I'd like to install a legitimate holding tank and I think the storage
> compartment on the Port side of the V berth is a good spot.
> Here's my question...
> The current opening to that storage compartment is very small, just barely
> fits the square 5 gallon jerry can. Can I make that opening bigger without
> affecting the structural integrity of the boat? I understand that I'll
> have to make the hatch sturdy so it won't fall through when you sleep in
> the v berth. There is a lot more to do, like install and plumb a pump out
> deck plate. But the placement of the holding tank, and finding one seems
> to be the hardest part.
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