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Old 07-26-2012, 11:22 PM   #41
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We started out using the Goe method but man is it ever pricey if using the liquid Calgon softner. Powdered is avalable (amazon,com) but hard to locate.
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Old 07-27-2012, 07:30 AM   #42
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We started out using the Geo method but man is it ever pricey if using the liquid Calgon softner. Powdered is avalable (amazon,com) but hard to locate.
I use a cap full of Calgon Liquid and a cap full of laundry detergent into the black tank after every drain. It is no more expensive than doing a load of laundry.

A cap of each is plenty if you do it every time you go to the dump station or drain your tank in full hookups.
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Old 07-27-2012, 09:11 AM   #43
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Glad this is discussed again-I've been using 2 cups of the powdered Calgon and considering the price of it going to cut down quite a bit.
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Glad this is discussed again-I've been using 2 cups of the powdered Calgon and considering the price of it going to cut down quite a bit.
Not sure what a "laundry load" of powder is; but I am sure it will be a lot less than 2 cups. My holding tank is 40 gallons (about 2 laundry loads I suppose).

You are not doing laundry but doing a "prevention."
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Old 07-27-2012, 09:53 AM   #45
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I add the water first and then add the Calgon, detergent, and bleach. That way not all the good stuff is down in the dump valve elbow sitting. I sometimes use my shower head with hot water to kind of help activate the detergent in the tank.
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Old 07-27-2012, 10:14 AM   #46
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You guys do realize you can buy Calgon on Amazon and get it shipped free right? It's pretty cheap. Last time I ordered 24 jugs of it so I'm good for a lot of craps
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I got my Recipe for my Tanks from (Rachel Ray) she also had a problem finding (Cow-Gone) so she uses Cheap (Fabric softner). Youroo!!
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Unfortunately, I have not had any luck finding Calgon dry powder or liquid in Canada. I'm usually kepting an eye out for it whenever we camp in the US.

Dave

Just received a shipment of powdered Calgon from Amazon.com. Came 3 days after I ordered it.
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I used the last of my Calgon after our last trip in July. Ordered some more today from Amazon for $13.90. Good price, I think. I paid $16 for this last year.

Calgon Water Softener Powder, 40-Ounce (Pack of 2)
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If you buy from Amazon at all it is very important to look into Amazon Prime. Free 2 day shipping and $3.99 next day is hard to beat. Plus there are a lot of other benefits that pay for it themselves.
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