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Old 04-21-2015, 09:32 PM   #11
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Cap of softer, cap of cheap laundry detergent from Dollar Store. Good to go. Dump at destination. Use little tank treatment and dump when full.

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Old 04-21-2015, 09:34 PM   #12
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Old 04-21-2015, 09:42 PM   #13
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One of the weirdest things up here in CT, Calgon and water softeners are hard to find.
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Old 04-21-2015, 09:45 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Taranwanderer View Post
Capful of Purex, capful of Calgon, a packet of your favorite tank treatment (Potty Tabs, TST, Aqua-Chem, whatever,) and 5 gal of water. Sloshing is a word, btw, and it's your friend in this case...

That's my treatment for every tank every time, not just for "slosh cleaning" while underway.
Do this again when your ready to head back home?
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Old 04-25-2015, 08:16 AM   #15
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PS, who doesn't drive a minimum of an hour from cg to home?
The parks where I go typically have a dump station at the exit and I don't have a dump station at home. If I'm heading home, the tank is empty before I hit the road.

I get the benefit of sloshing around the tank by adding 5 gallons to the black tank with water softener and laundry detergent before leaving home. I don't worry about that for the gray water tank and don't want to reduce my gray water capacity. The gray and black tanks being equal sized, the likelihood of my filling the black tank before being at a dump station is remote.

Speaking of gray tanks and black tanks being equal size, why do the manufacturers size them that way? If limited by overall weight capacity, wouldn't a 1:2 tank size ratio make more sense? I'd get a 33% increase in gray capacity and the likelihood of filling the black tank would still be very low.

Perhaps it's because owner's object less to dumping gray overflow in portable tanks they object to dumping black overflow? Oversizing the black tank means your never have to dump it except when you're at a dump station.

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Cup of SuperClean and 3-4 gal of water in ea. holding tank and tow home. Tanks are clean. Drain when we get home in the country and ready to go next time. Do have the Blue Streak on the toilet, but instead of using their chemical, I just mix about a cup of SuperClean, capful of Pinesol and fill the container with water. Works great!

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