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Old 01-15-2017, 10:53 AM   #11
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What? You don't get high quality stainless steel at the Dollar Store for a dollar? The shame of it all. I'm writing my Congressman and telling my Senator Joni Ernst when I see her at the hog castrating derby this spring.
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Old 01-15-2017, 10:56 AM   #12
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... at the hog castrating derby this spring.
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Have you been practicing for you entry again this year Dave?
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On my older 19 I had issues with the drain. The issue was on occasion there would be an odor escaping from the gray tank. It was always solved by being sure that the shower drain plug was screwed in entirely.
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Old 01-15-2017, 11:16 AM   #14
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What? You don't get high quality stainless steel at the Dollar Store for a dollar? The shame of it all. I'm writing my Congressman and telling my Senator Joni Ernst when I see her at the hog castrating derby this spring.
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Have you been practicing for you entry again this year Dave?
Both of you need to zip your lips. If you don't, we are likely to have PITA picketing this forum and declaring us all evil! LOL
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Old 01-15-2017, 11:23 AM   #15
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Both of you need to zip your lips. If you don't, we are likely to have PITA picketing this forum and declaring us all evil! LOL
ooops I didn't know that pocket bread organization was so prevalent!
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Poolitical correctness

I would like to apologize for my comments regarding the castration of pigs. I am not qualified to use this language on an Internet forum. Experience with this barbaric practice was of course a claim of our junior United States senator here in Iowa and the opinion of many as to the positive turning point in her campaign. And I realize that I may be a PITA at times and that it mainly comes from my affection for eating red meat and wearing my PETA tee shirt. But dang, the shirt is spot on. People Eating Tasty Animals. Including the castration by-product.
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Old 01-15-2017, 08:36 PM   #17
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With all the good features and upgrades Reace has done on the Escapes, and his flexibility with changes and mods it's almost shocking that he hasn't upgraded to Installing Hepvos as Casita has done, and he won't even install them on request. Quite surprising and disappointing.

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Old 01-15-2017, 08:45 PM   #18
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So I haven't picked up my Escape yet due to weather and this is news to me. Does this mean there is a manual valve to open for the shower drain to work? Or that there is no valve at all and the water just slops up into the shower if we drive without draining? (like the older Casitas?)
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Old 01-15-2017, 08:47 PM   #19
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Once you have became used to the ease of a hepvo (nothing to open/close, no odors, no surprise flooding of the shower pan by using the kitchen sink when the grey is close to full, no trap that cannot be cleaned because they glued it on), it's hard to do without it.

I'll try to make a tutorial on my hepvo install - this will be my second one to install. Casita owners were installing them so often that Casita decided to make them standard a few years ago. Maybe we can start something with Escape.
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With all the good features and upgrades Reace has done on the Escapes, and his flexibility with changes and mods it's almost shocking that he hasn't upgraded to Installing Hepvos as Casita has done, and he won't even install them on request. Quite surprising and disappointing.

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Given the upgrades that Reace has adopted, he must have a good reason for not installing Hepvo.
All I can say is that I've used my 2008 17B for eight years without having an issue with the shower drain or with odor. It's on my drive-away list, but I've probably only closed the shower drain twice in all that time, without issue. I've also never come close to filling the grey tank. You can add Odorlos to the grey tank, just as you can to the black.
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