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Old 06-01-2015, 11:49 AM   #11
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Yup, more water. And toilet paper dissolves in water quite rapidly, no matter WHAT kind of paper you use. Even with the GEO method, paper dissolves. You don't need chemicals for this to happen. No flushable wipes, though! I did an experiment and put a wipe in a bowl of water for 30 days and it didn't break down at ALL. Even though they say they're flushable, they'll clog your RV toilet in a heartbeat!
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Yup, more water. And toilet paper dissolves in water quite rapidly, no matter WHAT kind of paper you use. Even with the GEO method, paper dissolves. You don't need chemicals for this to happen. No flushable wipes, though! I did an experiment and put a wipe in a bowl of water for 30 days and it didn't break down at ALL. Even though they say they're flushable, they'll clog your RV toilet in a heartbeat!
Must of been a re-cycled product......from a plastic bag!
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Old 06-01-2015, 12:26 PM   #13
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Our rule for flushing time is:

3 for pee, 6 for shyts..

Count to 3 or 6 with the flush valve open accordingly.
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Old 06-01-2015, 12:35 PM   #14
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Yep we fill up the bowl with water for #2 and only use RV TP...never had any issues. (And always fill the black tank full before draining.)


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Old 06-02-2015, 12:31 AM   #15
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Try using more water with each flush. We also use a powder substance at the beginning of each trip to help break down paper. Also, one trick is to use the leftover ice from your cooler in the toilet to help push substances through the black tank upon emptying. Good luck.
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Old 07-13-2015, 02:54 PM   #16
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I just noticed this last trip that water won't stay in the bowl (it used to). It drains out after a few minutes. I always made sure water was in the bowl (3 girls and lots of TP). The flapper seems to be closed all the way. Any ideas?
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Yes with water off, clean the flap and gasket throughly with soft cloth and detergent. Lubricate the gasket with rubber/neoprene friendly grease. I use silicone. Not a permanent fix but should last awhile. Keep a seal of water in the bowl when possible.
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