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Old 02-10-2016, 04:48 PM   #11
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I've never had to deal with a black tank before, but I can see myself out there wearing not only gloves, but also goggles and a surgical mask.
Yeah...me, too! And after that, de-contamination!
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Old 02-10-2016, 04:50 PM   #12
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That is our plan exactly, so that will help

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In addition we normally limit our use of the bathroom in the camper to liquids only and try to use cg facilities for the other reasons.
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Old 02-10-2016, 04:57 PM   #13
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Disposable gloves if I can find them or good old soap and water. Emptying the black tank is no different then cleaning the barn and much better then finding brussel sprouts on your plate

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Old 02-10-2016, 05:23 PM   #14
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and much better then finding brussel sprouts on your plate
Or Irish Cream in your coffee.
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Old 02-10-2016, 05:40 PM   #15
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Oh for heaven's sake. Haven't you folks ever changed a baby's dirty diaper? Trust me, dealing with the black water tank is waaaay easier (the hose doesn't squirm around) and actually cleaner as you do get to wear gloves if you want
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Old 02-10-2016, 05:53 PM   #16
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I hope you realize that you are walking around all day the contents of a black tank inside your own body.
Who wipes your bum?
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Or Irish Cream in your coffee.
At least your better half has good taste.

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At least your better half has good taste.

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Old 02-10-2016, 06:25 PM   #19
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Nothin' to it after the first couple of times. Just don't watch that Chevy Chase RV movie......
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Old 02-10-2016, 06:26 PM   #20
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With the raised platform that the Escape toilet sites on, which part of the black tank is inside would make it tough to install even a porta potty, without raising it fairly high, or reworking the walls of the bath to remove that ledge. Without turning the toilet against the outside wall, and doing some fiberglass work to accommodate the cassette access (as it does need to be flat like Brian said), I just can't see it happening, nor worth the trouble.
Good point - there is that interior challenge, too. The step is just in the bathroom moulding, but changing that would be a significant piece of fiberglass work.

The step is to go over the black tank, which of course would not be used with a cassette toilet; the floor is simply flat.

Some models of cassette toilet (e.g. the Thetford C-200) have a bowl which can be turned so that the exterior access can be to the side, rather than the rear, of the toilet.
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