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Old 08-28-2014, 09:03 AM   #11
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Now I'm scared...this is a destination trailer so it stays and the help comes to us. Would a plumber know what to do? i'll try the ice, but have to empty the bowl first.
What (Scares Me) is you are wanting to put in a W/Dryer? If you depend on a Honey Dipper to supply your sewer needs,You better have (LOTS) of ($$$$) and you will become Very good Friends with them! Youroo!!PS use the Ice in a Drink of your choice,dont waste it in the black tank!
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Old 08-28-2014, 09:05 AM   #12
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You probably have a (WATER) prob. not a Paper issue! First Forget the gauge,next use lots of water after using the Toilet. Saving water and (Black Tanks) is a Recipe for disaster! Call the Honey Wagon and hook up while using the Black tank flush,it will be a Slow process but it can be done! Youroo!!
Agree with youroo, unless you're using newspaper, it is a lack of water issue when flushing. Best thing to do is just use a trash can for the paper and empty it daily and only put poo, pee and water in the toilet.
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Old 08-28-2014, 09:16 AM   #13
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I've been in this thing for 6 days. I have not been using a lot of water when flushing, so tgat is ne mistake.
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Old 08-28-2014, 09:21 AM   #14
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First mistake I meant. This is my home. I called the dealership. There are port-o-Johns on the property, so the service comes here weekly. Please be kind. I am a recent widow and had to my house. I am doing thus all on my own.
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Old 08-28-2014, 09:22 AM   #15
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Sell my house.
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Old 08-28-2014, 09:27 AM   #16
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First mistake I meant. This is my home. I called the dealership. There are port-o-Johns on the property, so the service comes here weekly. Please be kind. I am a recent widow and had to my house. I am doing thus all on my own.
Sorry for your loss.
This must be hard for you.

kudos to you for venturing into this lifestyle.

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Old 08-28-2014, 09:36 AM   #17
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After speed reading through these posts, if I understand correctly, your bowl won't flush, but the tank is empty? So the blockage is between bowl and tank? If that's the case, all you can do is get in there with something to break up the clog, like a plumber's snake.

After that, you want that toilet paper to break down, so add water, which you'll be able to after you break up the clog, or through the outside tank rinser hookup you have, and let it sit, and sit, and sit.... If you can, let it sit for a few days. Eventually the stuff will break down, it just needs time. I've also read that RV-Digest-It can help, but I haven't used it myself so I don't know.

If you're in a destination trailer than the ice isn't going to help. The trailer needs to be moving to slosh the ice around inside the tank and let it bang up against the walls. Can't do that with a trailer that doesn't move.

Instead, in the future you'll have to rely on lots of water, and lots of pump outs (if you don't have sewer). Over time, once whatever's in there has broken down, you'll eventually get used to right balance of water to keep your 'stuff' underwater, but not too much so you can go longer between pump outs, but it's going to take time and a lot of trial and error.

I hope you get your issues fixed.
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Never really seen a permanent spot without full hookups.
That's weird.

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Never really seen a permanent spot without full hookups.
That's weird.

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My parent's seasonal site is like that. Power only. They have a dump station on site, and they fill their fresh water from community spigots with long hoses.

But they only pay $700 a year + hydro.
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I think you should probably invest in a "blue tote" for future dumping when the turd Hurst isn't available.

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