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Old 10-27-2014, 05:48 PM   #1
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Easiest way to remove gray water tank.

What's the best approach for removing the gray water tank by myself? I was planning on removing the screws and then loosening the bands when the screws are out. Any advice from people who have done it? I need to replace some plywood in the dinette, but the GWT is right below some of it. Thanks.


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Old 10-27-2014, 06:10 PM   #2
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I would put a couple of jack stands under it to keep it up in place while you undo all the bits and pieces so as not to put any strain on any one part of it.
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I would use a floor jack with a board or piece of plywood between it and the tank, when all supports are removed just let the jack down. I don't have a Scamp so this is just a general idea.
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Those are the ideas I was planning on. Glad the consensus seems I be the same.


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I would use a floor jack with a board or piece of plywood between it and the tank, when all supports are removed just let the jack down. I don't have a Scamp so this is just a general idea.
Agree
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Hummm. The gray water tank for this "classic" Scamp is no longer made. It's wedge shaped(?) Disconnect the green reinforced water discharge hose from the kitchen sink (AT the tank).. AND the same kind of hose from the shower/bathroom sink.

DO NOT put pressure on the gray water tank "nipples." Otherwise you'll need to reglue and THAT will be a PITA.
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