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Old 06-19-2015, 07:02 PM   #21
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Why would you want it sitting in the tank fermenting at home?

Dump the tanks, flush, go home without that bloated feeling.

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Old 06-19-2015, 07:22 PM   #22
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Why would you want it sitting in the tank fermenting at home?
Dump the tanks, flush, go home without that bloated feeling.

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Old 06-19-2015, 08:26 PM   #23
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Dump that crap Mate. No sense having all that smelly stuff sloshing around. We add water if not 2/3rds full.
I'm on the Wife's side with this one.
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Old 06-19-2015, 08:37 PM   #24
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If our tanks get above 2/3 we will dump at campgrounds,but usually wait untill we are home.After all ,it is only a day and since we have a septic dump station right in the driveway where we park it,it makes more sense to wait untill we are home.When we are home I can rinse and flush for 2 hours if I want with nobody waiting and getting upset with my proceedures.
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Old 06-20-2015, 01:02 AM   #26
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If that full I will finish filling it with clear water and then dump it. I'll start adding water to the black water and dump the grey water. When I have about an inch or two of water depth in the black tank I pour in about a half cup of dishwashing liquid. Then I will dump the last time before we reach home. To help clean the tank.
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Old 06-20-2015, 06:48 AM   #27
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Really qljurczyk,,, 20 minutes ???
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Old 06-20-2015, 07:50 AM   #28
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Really qljurczyk,,, 20 minutes ???
Does sound a little excessive, I run ours until the clear water flows which is usually only a couple of minutes. Of course, with the Blue Streak on the toilet and squirting a mixture of SuperClean, Pinesol & water in every flush and never putting paper in the toilet, it seems to empty pretty easily with a minimum of clumps.
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Old 06-20-2015, 07:53 AM   #29
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Wondering how often most of you empty your black and gray tanks? The wife wants them emptied every time, before we get home. However, I say, if it's only a third full (especially the black), then I don't need or want to dump. I say it can stay in the tank until the next trip.

What's say ya'll?
I have done this a few times and I don't think it matters. In a septic tank the solids are broken down by bacteria and converted to a liquid with a very small amount of fine undigestible solids settling to the bottom of the tank. When you leave the waste in your tanks the same bacterial action will take place and if left long enough all you will be left with will be a thin brown liquid and a minute amount of fine solids that will be easily flushed out the next camping trip. No matter how frequently you dump your tanks and rinse them they are never going to be sanitary. Still, I usually dump and rinse mine when posible.
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Old 06-20-2015, 08:00 AM   #30
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I didn't know NOT dumping, no pun intended, was an option! I do as my wife wants & life is still good after all these years. We dump the tanks every time before leaving the cg.

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