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Old 11-24-2015, 11:42 AM   #41
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Years ago there was a columnist at the Vancouver Sun who wrote a piece about making your own cleaning solutions.
Not sure where she got her information, but she came up with a bathtub cleaning solution which was concocted of ammonia and bleach ( as best I recall ), creating a poison gas.

So careful with your creations. And maybe somebody can do a detailed cost/benefit analysis of the Geo method. I tried it once, but Calgon wasn't cheap and the box was bulky and heavy. Not at all convenient.
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Old 11-24-2015, 11:45 AM   #42
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Just thinking, maybe the title for this thread on recipes should be Holding Tank Poutine.
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I worked in a meat packing plant for several years. One night the night cleanup crew drew the conclusion that an ammonia and bleach concoction would work well on a large conveyor belt. They mixed it up and spread it liberally and about 6 of them promptly hit the floor. A forklift driver happened into the room at that time and was able to get them out. Close call for sure. I'm not much of a chemical mixer. A good friend was a high school chemistry teacher when a student's mismixed chemicals exploded and blinded my friend for life. I hear you when you encourage caution.
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Old 11-24-2015, 12:00 PM   #44
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Years ago there was a columnist at the Vancouver Sun who wrote a piece about making your own cleaning solutions.
Not sure where she got her information, but she came up with a bathtub cleaning solution which was concocted of ammonia and bleach ( as best I recall ), creating a poison gas.

So careful with your creations. And maybe somebody can do a detailed cost/benefit analysis of the Geo method. I tried it once, but Calgon wasn't cheap and the box was bulky and heavy. Not at all convenient.
Hi: gbaglo... All ingredients for the "Geo" method are home use/laundry safe. Originally concocted of laundry detergent, bleach, calgon and water. Calgon keeps the tanks walls etc. slippery. The dishwasher detergent just combines detergent and bleach.
I'm not that fussy about concocted mixes myself...you can get bad ice!!! Alf
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Hi Alf
I'm pretty much a straight up man. I usually don't use or trust ice. I do like a nice beer chaser after a good shot of American Bourbon or Canadian whiskey. And Thursday afternoon I will give thanks for the great distillers and brewers of the world by sampling their wares.
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Old 11-24-2015, 03:09 PM   #46
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I guess it won't leave spots on the dishes.

Definitely give it a try as soon as my tub of packets run out. Like that is readily available. I could never find the Calgon in store around here for the Geo.
As usual, Amazon is your friend! (That is where I get it.)
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Hi: gbaglo... All ingredients for the "Geo" method are home use/laundry safe.
That's it. Ammonia and bleach are both home use/laundry safe, but when combined produce a deadly gas. Obviously there are a lot of people who have used the 'Geo' method and are still alive..
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I tried the Geo method once, but at the prices I paid for powdered Calgon, it was cheaper to buy the commercial products.
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Escape21 black tank sprayer or spray wand questions

Has anyone installed a black tank sprayer in an Escape 21? If so I am very interested in how and where you installed it.

Also, if using a black tank spray wand, how do you run the hose for the wand with the bathroom being on the side away from the dump station?
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http://www.tanktechs.com

Read the site and watch the tube videos. You can order it from Amazon with free shipping. (for Prime members)
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