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Old 08-06-2015, 08:01 PM   #11
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We've tried different wand configurations over the years, but we finally figured out that dumping a 5 or 6 gal jug of water directly down the open toilet hole did a better job than any of the wands. We think that the force of the water hitting the bottom of the tank causes enough side wash to rinse the tank.

Try it if you can. You may like it too.

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Old 08-07-2015, 07:24 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by CNYCamper View Post
Our old camper didn't have a black tank flush so I always used a straight wand and it worked great. Be very careful looking down the hole while lifting the wand up and down! My first time I should have been wearing a facemask and snorkel.
Been There,,, done that !!! Must be very carful not to come up to high !!!

Lady are you sure your unite does not have a Tank Flusher ???
On our Sunseeker it is on the opposite Side from the drain valves !!!

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Old 08-07-2015, 09:55 PM   #13
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If you let it run for 10-15 mins, you will get a good cleaning. Or need a good cleaning.

But I think you should open the black tank dump valve first!

Back to the OP's question, I use the single direction nozzle and stick it as far down in the tank as it will go. Twist the hose/nozzle and go up/down as the tank fills. There should be an on/off valve on the hose end of the nozzle. Keep the dump valve closed until the tank fills up, shut the water off, open dump valve, drain, close dump valve, rinse, repeat until clear.

I use this after every other trip when I get home.

And use the black tank flush every trip before I leave the site with FHU's .

If I use a dump station when leaving, I definitely use the wand when I get home. I will pour a 5 gallon bucket of water down the toilet after dumping, to let it slosh around on the way home.

Keep the tanks clean, and you will avoid problems down the road.
Yes the black tank valve must be open... but gray needs to be closed or can back up using tank cleaner
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Old 08-08-2015, 06:59 AM   #14
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How about a little GEO in that tank while driving home ???
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Old 08-09-2015, 02:42 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by KamperKen1967 View Post
Yes the black tank valve must be open... but gray needs to be closed or can back up using tank cleaner
I think you're referring to when the black tank is draining, right?

Even if it did back up some, you're going to flush it right back out when you dump the grey water tank.

Always dump grey water last anyway.

Just got back from a trip and I got me a rhythm going with the black tank flusher.
I set an alarm on my phone for 2 mins, dump the black tank, snooze the alarm, alarms again in 2 mins, rinse, repeat, until all is clear.
Allowed no more than 2 mins to fill. I didn't want another problem.

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