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Outhouse Overhaul

14 June 2012

Out House Overhaul!

Mike’s field-latrine had seen better days. Indeed it needed an overhaul.


Perhaps against my better judgement I pushed Mike into making this a priority on day 2.
We managed to incinerate the human waste after several hours but it was a tricky job and tempers flared late in the day!













We finished off the Outhouse with privacy trappings, replaced the twin-plywood boards and MMM widened the ‘hole’.


As a finishing touch Mike added a thick plastic sheet to act as a swinging door for more privacy.
It’s a squat-type toilet, which may take some getting used to for those who have never used one before.

It also may not be rated to 200 pound + rated beef-cakes so if you climb atop it make sure you gingerly test your weight first!!

[video=youtube;YMFii7QDVos]https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=YMFii7QDVos[/video]

Now it was ready we didn’t need to keep digging holes around the perimeter of MMM’s land every time nature called!
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Although not everyone decided to use to outhouse, which had unforeseen consequences later…

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