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Old 04-13-2013, 07:37 PM   #15
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thanks for sharing how you do it, Norm. Sounds like a good plan all around.


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Old 04-13-2013, 08:11 PM   #16
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One thing I had heard was that it would be better not to have the black tank free flowing into a sewer drain when you are parked. Anyone had experience with this? Pros & cons?
Absolutely true Lora, keep the valve closed until you want to dump. You want ALL the liquid to push the solids out in one gush. Otherwise, paper, etc. gets stuck in the drain hose. EEEWWW

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Old 04-13-2013, 08:15 PM   #17
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You let the black and grey tanks fill up and then dump the black followed by the grey. If you leave the black free flowing, all the liquid will drain from the tank, leaving solids behind because they haven't had time to dissolve in the liquid. TP in the tank is likely to stick to the sides without liquid.
By dumping the grey after the black, you will rinse the hose to some degree.

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