Running the bolts all the way through the fiberglass base of the original toilet was the way to go. It was tricky, though, holding them from underneath and putting the bolts on. The bend of my elbow had to be exactly right. There were a few nut drops along the way resulting in colorful words and starting over.
The hose off to the left side is the vent hose, and it runs up the back behind the new false wall, to the old pump out hole. The next phase of this project involves installing the solar powered vent system at the top that will run 24x7.
In the picture to the left, with the lid open, you can see inside the NaturesHead with the drop shoot opened. This is for working in number 2 mode, as it were. The picture to the right shows the NaturesHead operating mode when taking care of number 1. According to the literature, a female can use the system in number 2 mode
and the appropriate stuff will for 1 or 2 will make the correct journey. A man, on the other hand, must keep things, well, aligned and its recommended he chose a singular mode and use the system accordingly.
Whew! I think I said all that needed to be said, without saying it!