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Old 06-22-2015, 07:07 AM   #51
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You sure you didn't buy the very expensive,Calgon Bath oil?
The Meijer store we went to only had Calgon Bath Beads,,,
16oz box,,, less than $3 !!!
Looks as if our local Wal-Mart has Calgon 32oz liquid,,, $5.34...
I have been using the Geo Method,,, with a little Blue chem in the Black tank !!!
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Old 06-22-2015, 07:50 PM   #52
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Can the Calgon water softener be used in the blackwater tank at the same time as the toilet chemicals (the blue stuff)? I bought a bottle of Calgon but my tank already had the toilet chemicals in it and I didn't know if it was safe to put them both in at the same time. Didn't want any kind of chemical reaction.
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Old 06-22-2015, 07:56 PM   #53
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Zinger60, I used the Calgon with other chemicals without any noticeable issues. Tanks come out clean. Black tank lower Sensors started working again that had stopped, I believe this was due Super Clean and Dawn soap.
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Old 06-22-2015, 08:47 PM   #54
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Zinger60, I used the Calgon with other chemicals without any noticeable issues. Tanks come out clean. Black tank lower Sensors started working again that had stopped, I believe this was due Super Clean and Dawn soap.
X2 on the Calgon with other chemicals.
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Old 06-22-2015, 09:03 PM   #55
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Make it x3 on the Calgon with the normal tank chemicals. The Calgon doesn't gave chlorine in it like bleach, so it's nit an issue in conjunction with other chemicals. All it really does is soften the water to make it "slippery". Know how you feel after bathing with soft water? Does the same thing to the sides and bottom of your tank.
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Old 06-22-2015, 09:53 PM   #56
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Back again with the water softener for the blackwater. For those that could not recognize tongue in cheek, sorry!
Looking at the recommendations it seems mostly what everyone is saying is, "Get the tank slick, get the pipes slick."
Try about one gallon of water and most of a spray can of silicon lube into the tank. Do not add anything else until you have traveled 40 miles of bad road, made hard stops, hard starts, hard turns to both the right and left. If you can add a spray tube, that little thingy that is taped to the can, to the nozzle do not add water but spray the walls and bottom of the tank. Then...spray from the discharge end of the tank into the connection, including the valve and back to the tank. What you are trying to do with all the previous pages is to make the tank slick and the poo unable to stay put. Mostly if you can avoid the mountain of poo you will succeed so concentrate on the initial resting place for your plumbing arrangement. Don't add a water softener to your black tank, it won't fit and you can't get the salt in if you could fit it there. ;-}
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Old 06-23-2015, 07:12 AM   #57
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I think the GEO Method called for Laundry Detergent,,,
I guess Dawn would work hey ???
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Old 06-23-2015, 07:43 AM   #58
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Some people have commented in the past that Dawn actually works better. Have not tried it yet.
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Old 06-23-2015, 07:44 AM   #59
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Oops! Was that me that said fabric softener when I meant water softener that started all that hubub?

Dang I'm good!!

Sorry for the confusion.
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Dawn is a grease cutter and will loosen up almost any crud so this should work good
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