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Old 08-27-2012, 02:42 PM   #1
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Let's talk about poop!

Well, mine specifically. Even though I'm an active guy who gets alot of fiber, filling a 30 gallon tank in 2 days is a challenge.

Seems a waste (excuse the pun) of chemicals to just dump after a weekend trip. Some places I go also don't have hookup and there is a line at the dump station. Is it OK to just leave it until the next trip (2 to 3 weeks later)? Or am I flirting with disaster? Are there certain brands of treatement that would ensure I'm not creating bricks in that time?
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Old 08-27-2012, 02:56 PM   #2
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Since you ask for opinions, to leave the stuff in the black tank for 2 or 3 weeks, you are not only flirting with disaster, but have the engagement ring on the finger, and the wedding date set. A camper locked in the hot sun, the water in the black tank will evaporate rather quickly, leaving solids. If you fill the black tank with water when you get home, you may be fine, but now your tank is full for the next trip. Most dealers have a dump station, and will let customers use that, if the dealer isn't far away. I think there post on here about Flying "J" having a dump station. Probably an app for a smart phone floating around that shows dump stations. I can dump mine at home, so real problem for me. If you are on a septic system, might add a tap to that for a dump. Several options, but I wouldn't leave it in there.
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Old 08-27-2012, 02:58 PM   #3
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Well, mine specifically. Even though I'm an active guy who gets alot of fiber, filling a 30 gallon tank in 2 days is a challenge.

Seems a waste (excuse the pun) of chemicals to just dump after a weekend trip. Some places I go also don't have hookup and there is a line at the dump station. Is it OK to just leave it until the next trip (2 to 3 weeks later)? Or am I flirting with disaster? Are there certain brands of treatement that would ensure I'm not creating bricks in that time?

Good topic. Some don't want to discuss .

I bought the tablet from walmart and tossed it in but never stored the poop for extended time.

Can you just hook up a drain line next to the house and just dump it there.

On my driveway, its next to the kitchen and I notice a drain line outside the house (I think its a drain line that is capped).
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I got a better suggestion no poop in the tank !


Well he did ask
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Can you toss the toilet paper inside the toilet? Newbie here.
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I got a better suggestion no poop in the tank !


Well he did ask
Yea, we know, you're weird f1100turbo. f1100turbo has a black tank that should be painted yellow, just because he has a weak stomach and doesn't want to dump poo.
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I got a better suggestion no poop in the tank !


Well he did ask

Hey, I draw the line at baggin the dog's!
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Can you toss the toilet paper inside the toilet? Newbie here.
Yes, provided it's the correct paper. Either RV paper, or paper safe for septic tanks.
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On my driveway, its next to the kitchen and I notice a drain line outside the house (I think its a drain line that is capped).
Make sure the capped line is to a sanitary sewer or septic system, and not not just a surface drain !!

I have a sanitary sewer clean-out in my driveway that I use when needed.
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Yes, provided it's the correct paper. Either RV paper, or paper safe for septic tanks.

Learned something. I was at walmart and saw the paper in the RV section and asked myself why would people buy these paper instead of the normal ones
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