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Old 06-19-2014, 08:48 AM   #1
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Black Tank Drop In's

Hi All

We are full timer's for 2.5 years now and just bought a 2014 GT 378 XL. Not had to many problems yet.

Anyways my question is what do y'all use for black tank cleaning. I'm really tired of spending from $12-20 a box for drop ins and the liquid is just to messy.

Anything better out there?

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Old 06-19-2014, 08:54 AM   #2
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I installed one of these and fill it once a year.
Great investment !


http://www.bluestreakchem.net/


$10.00 off at goshen rally last year.
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Old 06-19-2014, 09:21 AM   #3
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TURBS - did they offer free installation?

And I wonder if you can use the "OC formula" instead of their chemicals?
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Old 06-19-2014, 09:23 AM   #4
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I installed one of these and fill it once a year.
Great investment !


Chemical Dispensing Systems for RV & Marine | Blue Streak LLC


$10.00 off at goshen rally last year.
Thanks for the link.

I dont see our toilet listed there but dont see why it would not hook up to it.
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WHAT Toilet DO you? Have?
Mine wasn't listed either.
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TURBS - did they offer free installation?

And I wonder if you can use the "OC formula" instead of their chemicals?
No free install.
Kenny poopin could have used it tho!
I installed mine in about 15 minutes + -

I use my own special sauce!
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Good news on both counts! I will probably buy one at Goshen then and in exchange for some of "our secret caramel sauce" we can use your experience to help install in our rig...our sauce to be consumed AFTER installation
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A cap full of Calgon water softener and a cap full of laundry detergent (and a 1-2 gallon toilet flush) after dumping the tanks has never seemed to be "too messy."

The DW does that every load of laundry.
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A cap full of Calgon water softener and a cap full of laundry detergent (and a 1-2 gallon toilet flush) after dumping the tanks has never seemed to be "too messy."

The DW does that every load of laundry.
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A cap full of Calgon water softener and a cap full of laundry detergent (and a 1-2 gallon toilet flush) after dumping the tanks has never seemed to be "too messy."

The DW does than every load of laundry.

Sounds about right Lou.

Having been a amateur chemist ever since my parents gave me a Gilbert chemistry set when i was 10 I have been fiddling with a cocktail of my own (similar to OC's): Lysol, Calgon, and Dawn (only Dawn because of its superior grease cutting ability). To this I have added calcium nitrate (used in virtually all septic system treatment chemicals).

My goal is to come up with a home brew that lubes the valves, cleans the tank and more importantly breaks down the TP...my tender tail feathers demand Charmin or better quality 2-ply TP

Any thoughts or recommendations?
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