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Old 11-14-2014, 02:53 PM   #29
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Pleae, let's not re-open the idea of dumping bags of human waste (except what can be packaged in a disposable diaper) in trash cans and dumpsters. It's a bad idea, potentially illegal in most areas, and not nice when you or someone's kids step in what can leak out, and it gets tracked who knows where.

If in doubt, ask the campground ranger or host. I highly doubt if you will ever get a positive answer to the idea.
Plastic bags dumped in a port o john or forest service pit toilets will get you in trouble. They cause issues with suction pumps.

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Old 11-14-2014, 03:04 PM   #30
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Extra Loo Capacity.....

Originally Posted by stevebaz View Post
. I had to replace the original unit, but I bought the exact same model and kept the old 2 piece lower compartment. Now I have twice the capacity by swapping out the filled storage.
OMG... I didn't even think of that use.... By a fluke I was sent an entire lower section for my Dometic Sea/Land portapotty (I had asked for just a spare seal kit, and even that was free) Now, if necessary, I have doubled my black tank capacity.

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Old 11-14-2014, 03:39 PM   #31
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Steve I really like the idea of stowing the potti inside a box that becomes a base to raise the seat height. Little lost space to store and a more comfortable "throne" on which to sit. Heck I might have to start hauling a couple of magazines or a news paper if it gets comfortable enough.

I'm thinking that if the sides were notched so that it had "legs" at the corners it would be easier to get stable on uneven ground. And if box was built to be slightly lower than the seat the potti might still be used while in the box.

General rule is everyone sits when using the porta pottie or the toilet we had in the motor home. Especially going down the road. Lot less possibility of mess (or miss) that way.

In the State forest (last time I checked) burial of waste from black or grey tank was allowed as long as certain criteria were followed. Not sure what the deal is with National forest, and some areas or states have different rules. I would think it wise and responsible to ask rangers or check regulations before assuming it was ok to dig a hole and dump when in a different area or one not recently visited. Things change so sometimes rules do to.
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Old 11-14-2014, 04:19 PM   #32
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As TomK mentioned in the following thread, I built a box out of 1x4s with
a 3/8s" plywood top/bottom and brought it to the LBL rally. I had
measured the home facilities and realized that about a 4" rise is what
I needed to bring my particular porta-potti up to the home height.

I intended to use 4 1x4s but, as I was about to screw+glue the last
one in place, I realized that leaving the 4th side open would allow me
to remove the porta-potti without the box if I wanted to and it would
allow me a bit more room to push the box+potti back a bit more into
the cabinet and store some small things in front of the porta-potti a
little easier.

Unfortunately, I was thinking more about level trailer floors or level
ground and did not notch out the sides to create "legs". I guess that I
could now do that with a jigsaw if I need to?
Port a Potty

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Old 11-14-2014, 05:47 PM   #33
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A truly authentic, traditional "Groover" is constructed using a plastic bag in a 50 cal ammunition box. Pool noodles and other modern frills are only for the weak and people with tender posteriors.
Ya got me on that one, Terry. The one we used was exactly as you described and we were allowed only #2's in it.
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Old 11-14-2014, 07:08 PM   #34
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. When finished, remove bag, twist end and tie a knot in the end and put into trash receptacle.
Many parts of the NA this is a *really* bad idea.... if caught it could result in a big fine due to the health risks it presents!
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Old 11-14-2014, 07:18 PM   #35
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Old 11-23-2014, 06:38 PM   #36
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Another Toilet idea for MFGT

Another Toilet idea for Molded Fiberglass Trailers. Look at the roof water tank for shower.
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Old 11-24-2014, 05:48 AM   #37
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Another Toilet idea for Molded Fiberglass Trailers. Look at the roof water tank for shower. Chuck
That is the largest "solar" shower I have ever seen. And somebody will be along to point out that the potty throws the tounge weight all off.
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Old 11-24-2014, 07:17 AM   #38
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I'm going to have to quit checking the forum while drinking my morning coffee... almost choked laughing at that one.
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Old 03-02-2015, 02:50 PM   #39
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I have been using a Bumper Dumper with Wag Bags made for the Pett Toilet.

For privacy a pop up Outback shelter.

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Hope that helps some of you
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Old 03-02-2015, 04:06 PM   #40
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Got to be an Exhibitionist to use those toilets. No privacy at all eh!
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Old 03-02-2015, 04:24 PM   #41
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Somehow getting up in the middle of the night, and going outside in the dark, doesn't sound like it would appeal to me or any of the ladies I camp with. But maybe the Jeep-Peeps are a different cut of peeps.
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Old 03-02-2015, 06:07 PM   #42
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Bob -- Isn't that what those of us with the 13' / no bathroom do? Get up in the dark, and wander the long path to the bath house? At least the privacy tent would be a lot closer.

Join me camping!
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