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Old 09-26-2010, 08:16 AM   #1
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geo method??

What is this ?
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Old 09-26-2010, 08:31 AM   #2
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Old 09-26-2010, 12:03 PM   #3
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Very interesting read, and he makes a lot of good points. I have been using fabric softener in our grey tanks for some time.
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Old 09-26-2010, 02:05 PM   #4
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Very interesting read, and he makes a lot of good points. I have been using fabric softener in our grey tanks for some time.
It is interesting that I have been using the liquid Calgon water softener, as I thought that what was mentioned when I first came across the Geo Method. But in the link that I provided, the article mentions the dry water softener mixed with water.
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He also mentioned that one can use fabric softener too in a sentence near the bottom of the article. I have been using cheapo Walmart brand liquid fabric softener in my gray tank for some time but didn't think to put a little bleach in to stop the awful smells that we sometimes get. Will try that today.
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It is interesting that I have been using the liquid Calgon water softener, as I thought that what was mentioned when I first came across the Geo Method. But in the link that I provided, the article mentions the dry water softener mixed with water.
Calgon is available both in liquid & powder forms. I was able to get the powder up here in August. No sign of the liquid on the shelves.
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I have been using this method since we bought our TT minus the bleach. We camp almost every other weekend. This weekend is a "bi-week" (had to do something else on sat). So today (Sun) I wanted to sanitize the water system and give the tanks a real good flush. I first sanitized the water system with a half cup of bleach into the water tank, then filled the water tank (31 gallons was what I was told). Using the onboard water pump, I emptied the water tank into the grey and black tanks (shower goes to the black tank and I'm ok with that). So now I had bleach water in my tanks. I filled them to the top with plain water. I then drained both tanks, black then grey into the sewer connection between the house and TT. Using the clear 45 deg elbow, I observed the water coming from the tanks. Nothing but clear water visible from the black tank and the grey was just the same. IMO, this method works well and I for one will continue to use it. I use 2 cups liquid Calgon (it's what is available), 1 cup Purex Liquid Laundry detergent, a gallon of water, and now one cup of bleach in the black tank. The grey tank get 2 cups Calgon every other dump and I will also now add one cup of bleach. I really don't like the smell of the RV chemicals and the one that I could tolerate says it is good for oder control for 7 days. The Geo system works for weeks between trips. BTW, I add the Calgon, Laundry detergent, and now the bleach right after I dump, that way is sloshes around on the way home and/ or to the next camp site. It's working great for us. Good luck.
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I have never done anything special and have never had tank problems.

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have to remember some of these, I've used Ice down the Black water tank, and the chit did flow after a drive , never thought about the gray
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