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Old 05-07-2015, 07:40 AM   #21
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Check out the Sewer Solution - there are several posts about it. Real easy to use and no muss or fuss. You'll still have to carry a stinky-slinky to use when the dump station you're at doesn't have a garden hose fitting.
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Old 05-07-2015, 08:56 AM   #22
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Check out the Sewer Solution - there are several posts about it. Real easy to use and no muss or fuss. You'll still have to carry a stinky-slinky to use when the dump station you're at doesn't have a garden hose fitting.
I got behind someone at an RV dump that was using one of these. While there is merit to the concept, like being able to dump a bit up hill, this fellow seemed to take forever to dump compared to all the other RVs. In this situation I think he should have just pulled out the slinky.

After dumping many, many times now, I don't find the process that messy at all. The only time was in my last trailer, where the grey water valve leaked a bit, and you got some water when you opened the cap. This would still be the case no matter what system you hooked up. I keep a small bottle of dish soap handy, and wash up after dumping all the time anyway.
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Old 05-07-2015, 10:29 AM   #23
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I believe a sewer solution will be in the door prize area if Tammy says ok. It is new and complete.
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Old 05-07-2015, 11:18 AM   #24
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Watched a fellow dump a Casita with the 'sewer solution' at the Bluebonnet Rally. Easy to use but in the time it took for him to dump his black tank, we could have dumped both black and grey, rinsed out, stowed, and probably hitched up.
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Old 05-07-2015, 02:11 PM   #25
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Watched a fellow dump a Casita with the 'sewer solution' at the Bluebonnet Rally. Easy to use but in the time it took for him to dump his black tank, we could have dumped both black and grey, rinsed out, stowed, and probably hitched up.
I think you could also have filled a freshwater tank with the fresh water that he dumped straight into the sewer. According to the instruction manual, this system uses about 40% to 50% of the waste tank content volume in fresh water... and that's without adding water to the waste tank to fill it.
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Watched a fellow dump a Casita with the 'sewer solution' at the Bluebonnet Rally. Easy to use but in the time it took for him to dump his black tank, we could have dumped both black and grey, rinsed out, stowed, and probably hitched up.
We encountered the same issue with someone using a sewer solution. It was on a Sunday afternoon and he caused quite a backup at the dump station. With parts of the US in a drought condition , and limiting water usage , the sewer solution wastes too much water for what it accomplishes .IMHO
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I think you could also have filled a freshwater tank with the fresh water that he dumped straight into the sewer. According to the instruction manual, this system uses about 40% to 50% of the waste tank content volume in fresh water... and that's without adding water to the waste tank to fill it.

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We encountered the same issue with someone using a sewer solution. It was on a Sunday afternoon and he caused quite a backup at the dump station. With parts of the US in a drought condition , and limiting water usage , the sewer solution wastes too much water for what it accomplishes .IMHO

True. Why waste water?

Another "dirty" little secret: the manufacturer of this and other systems claim to be able to clean the tank via water from the sewer drain. They really can't. Lots of YouTube videos where they've constructed a clear tank show that most of the water never reaches the tank, let alone cleaning it out. I'll stick with the "hose through the window into the toilet" technique for that, although the tornado seems to work well too.
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Old 05-07-2015, 09:25 PM   #28
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A bag of ice down the hopper and some digester... under tow works for me. But, I only put liquids down and Scotts. YMMV
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A bag of ice down the hopper and some digester... under tow works for me. But, I only put liquids down and Scotts. YMMV

Here's an interesting video about using the bag of ice method.

https://youtu.be/iH6acEmqvcw

Not really effective if there are solids, and if it's only liquids, you probably don't need the ice to begin with.
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Here's an interesting video about using the bag of ice method.

https://youtu.be/iH6acEmqvcw

Not really effective if there are solids, and if it's only liquids, you probably don't need the ice to begin with.
May not, but at destination there's water in the tank (and chemicals) and just makes me feel better about using the flushy from the "get go"
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