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Old 12-17-2017, 11:32 AM   #1
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Anyone know for absolute sure......

With the OEM black tank flush system on Georgetown rigs, does the flush wand spin from the top or bottom of the tank?

Inquiring minds need to know

Guess what Iím in the middle of........
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Old 12-17-2017, 11:54 AM   #2
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Iíve wondering that myself. Waiting.....
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Old 12-17-2017, 01:02 PM   #3
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I don't think it spins at all, just sprays. And I think it sprays across the tank, never to even get the sensors wet! IMHO.....
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Old 12-17-2017, 01:04 PM   #4
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On my Georgetown the black tank flush is simply a plastic fitting with a protrusion that extends an inch into the black tank. The protrusion has a few holes in it which when pressurized causes small jets of water to spray into the black tank to help flush out waste. The flush out fitting is installed at the end of the black tank on the opposite side of the motorhome from the cleanout connections for the black and grey tanks. This attached photograph shows the end of the black tank, the fitting and the blue pex line supplying water.
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Old 12-17-2017, 01:15 PM   #5
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Pretty much useless..... You get a much better flush by refilling your black tank and dumping again.
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Old 12-17-2017, 04:02 PM   #6
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Iím in agreement that refilling the black tank and dumping again would probably work as good as flushing. Problem is, none of us really trusts the sensors to know really how full the tank is, so..........

How do you know when youíve refilled the tank, and not overfilled?
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Old 12-17-2017, 04:08 PM   #7
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Look down the toilet into the tank.
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Old 12-17-2017, 04:13 PM   #8
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I use a device called a "Johnny chock", a plastic pipe with a wide collar that won't fall in. It holds the toilet flap open. I set a timer for 18 minutes. Then the tank is full. Don't forget as it will over flow. Then pull the device, go outside and drain black.
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I use a device called a "Johnny chock", a plastic pipe with a wide collar that won't fall in. It holds the toilet flap open. I set a timer for 18 minutes. Then the tank is full. Don't forget as it will over flow. Then pull the device, go outside and drain black.
Silly question, don't you get a harsh sewer odor with the flapper open ??

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Old 01-01-2018, 12:03 PM   #10
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Actually no. As long as you flush pretty much every time and the vent is clear. By flushing a couple times, it seems to flush out the tank pretty well. Might smell until you get it flushed out the first time, IMHO.
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