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Old 10-26-2012, 08:13 PM   #1
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Bad tank Readings - Horst Miracle Probes the Answer?

Has anyone installed these and have a long time experience? Has anyone installed them in a Surveyor sv-294? Has anyone had problems with these probes? I read everything on line and they seem to be a solution to false tank readings.

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Old 10-26-2012, 08:36 PM   #2
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If my math serves me corectly thats about $150.00 a tank? 4 sensors per tank I.E. Empty - 1/3 - 2/3- Full? I'm thinking no..... Have you ever thought about using a sensor cleaner a couple times a season, or don't throw TP in the tank, rather take out the trash every day? Personally I have a galley, a grey, and two black tanks. Oh yea I'm a full timer and I know how long it takes to fill each tank. A mod shouldn't cost $600 for led lights.. This is a no brainer... And, I rate this at one star....
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Old 10-26-2012, 08:44 PM   #3
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I'm not sure where you are getting 150 a tank. A kit with probes for two grey and one black is $90. One grey and one black is $63. If you do a search you will see the Herk uses them. He seems to be happy with them.
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very sorry, my math skills are killing me right now...
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Old 11-01-2012, 07:06 PM   #5
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I'd like to do this mod but the enclosed underbelly stops me from tackling it.
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Old 11-01-2012, 07:18 PM   #6
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As Herk has posted on here prior, the Horst probe work much better than the factory sensors.

For myself, I don't fret much about the indicated level...we've had our camper long enough to know the tank capacities in terms of days. We seldom ever camp with full hook-ups and visit the dump station on the way out. We have a 25 gal tote now to use if needed.

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Old 11-04-2012, 01:07 AM   #7
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I'd like to do this mod but the enclosed underbelly stops me from tackling it.
That makes 2 of us. I'd like to add these sensors and a black tank flush for our 2nd black tank, but that damned enclosed underbelly stops me. I'm going to have to have another project or two before I take it down!
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Old 11-04-2012, 07:46 AM   #8
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Horst tank Probe Installation

I love mine. The belly came off real easy (just don't pick a windy day).
Entire job took about 3 hours (which included dropping and installing the Coroplast belly cover in a gusty wind). I just did the gray and black tanks since I never had a fresh tank indicator problem not related to out of level.

You will need a #2 square drive bit to make the job of removing the belly screws easy, but a large Phillips "will work."
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