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Old 03-08-2015, 09:31 AM   #1
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Portable waste holding tank?

I am wanting to purchase a portable waste holding tank. Our camper has a 30 gallon black water and 60 gallon gallon gray water tank. What size, and brand/model do you recommend.

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Old 03-08-2015, 09:41 AM   #2
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Old 03-08-2015, 09:46 AM   #3
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If you have the space, the biggest one you can get. Or, the biggest one that is on sale. I have the one on the link, just for reference; I think I paid $200. You can drop it on the ball and tow it to the dump station and it seems to handle a full load on smooth drive. The 27 gallon would be easier to handle, of course.

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Old 03-08-2015, 09:54 AM   #4
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Old 03-08-2015, 10:24 AM   #5
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I use a smaller one!

My opinion is probably different than most, but I use a 15 gallon size. It is much easier to handle and take to the dump station. I've used the big ones before and hated how big and heavy they were, and if you tow it to the dump station by hooking it to your hitch, you have to drive very slow, and they make a lot of noise; this is a real pain if the dump station is a long distance away. The one I use on the other hand, can easily be lifted onto the tailgate of my truck with another person, and I can drive the speed limit to the dump; I'd rather make two easy trips than one hard one. It is also much cheaper and easier to stow. I use one of those chair racks that fit onto my TT ladder, turn the tank upside down and secure it with a couple of bungee cords; it travels like a dream. Here's a couple of links for the tank and rack that I use....... Tote-N-Stor 25607 Portable Waste Transport - 15 Gallon Capacity: Automotive Camco 51490 Black Chair Rack: Automotive

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Old 03-08-2015, 10:28 AM   #6
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Wolf & Mule, The Smart Tote 35LX is actually the one that I am looking at. Looks like a really good product.
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Old 03-08-2015, 01:21 PM   #7
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Too bad you are not closer , I have one that I would give away !
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I looked on Craigslist and saw one sitting under a camper a fellow had for sale. Called and asked him if we would sell just the "honey wagon" which he agreed to. 27 gallons for $75.

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Old 03-08-2015, 02:33 PM   #9
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If you are using at tote that is smaller than your holding tank, I suggest you get a second shutoff ( slide ) valve and mount it on the tank end of the sewer hose. If you fill the tote too full and shut the valve on the RV, you will have the length of the hose full of nasty stuff that you will end up dumping on you or the ground.

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We use a 22 gallon blue tank that tows from the truck hitch ball. The 22 gallon size is about as large as I can handle. Storage could be an issue for some. The 22 sits on a chair rack on the ladder. We have labeled our blue tank with "Stool Bus".

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