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Old 01-09-2019, 02:52 PM   #1
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2109 FBRS and Barker (27844) 4-Wheeler Tote Tank 32 Gallon

Hello,

Has anyone used the Barker (27844) 4-Wheeler Tote Tank - 32 Gallon Capacity tote with the 2109s or 21FBRS ?

I am considering buying one. The dimensions given for overall height is 11.5"

Does anyone know if there are any problems with the height of the tote inlet being too high for the dump slide valve?

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Hello,

Has anyone used the Barker (27844) 4-Wheeler Tote Tank - 32 Gallon Capacity tote with the 2109s or 21FBRS ?

I am considering buying one. The dimensions given for overall height is 11.5"

Does anyone know if there are any problems with the height of the tote inlet being too high for the dump slide valve?

Mark
Yes i have that Tote and i have a 21FBRS, the tote is to high to attach a stinky slinky to the tote. i have a macerator pump that i attach and pump into the tank through a short piece of 1" tubing. I only put Grey in it as we are weekend warriors and never fill up the black tank. I like its size as our TT has a 30 gallon grey tank and it is 32 gallon, never have to worry about overflowing it>
As for the tote it is a great product and would highly recommend it.
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Are there any that will work???

Are there any portable tanks of good quality that will work????
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Old 01-10-2019, 04:18 PM   #5
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2109 FBRS and Barker (27844) 4-Wheeler Tote Tank 32 Gallon

I have a 21SS Roo and looking at your trailer online, I'm guessing that they use the same chassis for both units. The bottom of my dump valve is 14 inches from the ground. I have that tote and have not had a problem when I empty into it.
The one problem with the tote is they need to put a air release vent on it. I remove the bobber gauge to let the air out as its filling. I have a 30 gallon gray tank, so it should not ever overfill. I have attached a photo of the hose and elbow that I use. I take the elbow off when I'm emptying the trailer to the tote.
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I just measured my 21 FBRS from the bottom of the drain to the ground is 11 inches, the tote is 11 1/2 hence the reason I have to use a pump
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Your tank will flow to the tote, as the tank itself is higher than the tote. You’ll just have to lift the hose to drain what is in the hose after you close the trailer valve. An elbow at the tote helps.
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2109 FBRS and Barker (27844) 4-Wheeler Tote Tank 32 Gallon

Since the gray tank is much higher than the tote, I think most of your gray water would drain into the tote. Then close the valve, lift the hose to drain as much as you can from the hose into the tote. Then disconnect the hose and lift it higher than the tote to drain the remainder. You might get a small amount on the ground, but not enough to worry about. Sounds easier than a pump and faster.

I always wear latex/nitrile gloves when dumping gray and black water!
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Your tank will flow to the tote, as the tank itself is higher than the tote. You’ll just have to lift the hose to drain what is in the hose after you close the trailer valve. An elbow at the tote helps.
you can do it that way but is is a PITA and takes forever, and you never get all the water out. would never attempt draining Black water this way, trust me i have been doing this with this TT for over 2 years much more convenient to bite the bullet and get a pump, takes me about 5 minutes to hook up the pump and drain the tank with NO mess
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you can do it that way but is is a PITA and takes forever, and you never get all the water out. would never attempt draining Black water this way, trust me i have been doing this with this TT for over 2 years much more convenient to bite the bullet and get a pump, takes me about 5 minutes to hook up the pump and drain the tank with NO mess


To each their own, no pump works fine for me and will for the OP as well.
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