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Old 11-02-2018, 12:26 AM   #1
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Black Tank Rinse on 21?

Hello, Was wondering how one does it on the 21' since the bath window is on the curb side and with the awning retracted, u can't open window? I currently have Casita and looking to upgrade to Escape 21' and educating myself before purchase. On Casita @ dump station, i run the toilet rinser wand through the bath window (street side-dump valve) and clean away.
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Old 11-02-2018, 12:43 AM   #2
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Beats me what one would do on a 21, unless other windows open, like on my 17B. I run a hose in the rear driver side window, or through the door.
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Old 11-02-2018, 07:38 AM   #3
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We didn't opt for a window in the bath of our 21' (we wanted to minimize holes cut in the side wall and potential places for problems to occur). It's only about 4 feet from the door to the toilet.
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Old 11-02-2018, 08:00 AM   #4
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They have accessories that use your shower sink for a supply to rinse out your toilet in baths without opening windows. here is one for example https://www.ebay.com/itm/232933544170
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Old 11-02-2018, 11:16 AM   #5
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While it does involve making a hole in the shell of your trailer, a Tornado Tank Rinser can be added and solves the problem of hauling a hose into the trailer. I haven't yet added one to the 21, but added one to both the black & gray tanks on my 17. Worked well.
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Old 11-02-2018, 11:49 AM   #6
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I have a 50 ft hose in the storage box for cleaning purposes. I just run it through the door with a wand on the end and do the job. The bathroom window looks like a hassle to open. Loren
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Old 11-02-2018, 06:54 PM   #7
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Not the question you asked, but:

After watching this video I concluded that no amount of washing/ rinsing/ backflow/ gadget was ever going to clean that tank out.. and then I was at peace with the full knowledge that it would just remain dirty forever. I've never used a wand and just do the regular thing of dumping the tanks when they are full.

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The wand does give you a chance at cleaning off the sensors, which is all I sorta care about.

Reace drilled a couple more holes in the tip of my wand at an angle so that water shoots out and up as well as out the sides. You have to take care not to flush yourself when using it.
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Old 11-03-2018, 12:35 AM   #9
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This may or not work for you, just a thought but what I have done, it works for me,
I make sure the tank is full, it is about a 12 K drive to the dump station.
If the tank gets sloshed around all the better, then I drain the tank.
I have on occasion refilled the tank with clear water and drove back to the dump station a second time and dumped the tank again.
This appears to leave the tank clean.
We do have an advantage, the dump station does not charge.
In the summer there is a line up of trailers on some days.
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