Lets Talk Black Tanks - Page 2 - Fiberglass RV

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 12-10-2013, 06:31 PM   #15
Name: RogerDat
Trailer: 77 Scamp 13
Posts: 2,866
Neatest toilet I ever saw was essentially a re-circulating like the cassette but that could be dumped directly into the black tank. In a conversion used to attend events and races. Really extended the capacity.

Back to the regular topic. I like that blue tote plan Donna provided a lot. Already saved.

RogerDat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2013, 09:58 PM   #16
Senior Member
charliej's Avatar
Name: Charlie
Trailer: 2010 Casita 17 'Spirit Deluxe
Posts: 110
Mike..... Just buy a 5 gallon bucket at lowes. Then dump that down the house toilet.

charliej is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-12-2013, 11:52 AM   #17
Senior Member
Mike Magee's Avatar
Name: Michael
Trailer: Li'l Hauley
Posts: 4,522
If I'm going to take a bucket, I may as well pack the spare porta potty instead. Might just do that for next trip, actually. But my point was originally about how I'd like my next trailer to be set up, since the OP was in the position of looking for a trailer.
To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven... --Ecclesiastes 3
Mike Magee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-12-2013, 09:00 PM   #18
Senior Member
charliej's Avatar
Name: Charlie
Trailer: 2010 Casita 17 'Spirit Deluxe
Posts: 110
Mike.......I've used a bucket at home and when on the road when no dump station was available.

Even as one who as a former backpacker has no adversion to trees or catholes, I have grown to appreciate my toilet in the casita. I only use it for #1......and that makes the bucket convenient. In a pinch ( no pun intended ) I'lll use it for #2 but then I prefer a dump station.

I do like the real toilet. At 64 I guess I'm entitled. Plus the SO really appreciates the convenience. That's important to me.
charliej is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2013, 10:14 AM   #19
Senior Member
kirkman's Avatar
Name: Jason
Trailer: 2007 Eggcamper & Homemade Tear Drop
New York
Posts: 635
I like the way these threads always start going a new direction after the second page of posts!
If you think you are to small to make a difference just try sleeping with a mosquito - The Dally Lama
kirkman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2013, 11:20 AM   #20
Senior Member
Tom Trostel's Avatar
Name: Tom
Trailer: 1980 Bigfoot 17 ft
Posts: 1,239
Send a message via AIM to Tom Trostel Send a message via MSN to Tom Trostel
What about a macerator pump like the FloJet? Surely you have a sewer clean out on the outside wall of the kitchen within 50 feet of the street or driveway.
1980 Bigfoot 17' & 1973 Compact Jr
Tom Trostel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2013, 02:31 PM   #21
Senior Member
Name: Terry
Trailer: 1996 Casita Freedom Deluxe 17 ft
Posts: 372
There's a reason why the leading US brands of fiberglass trailers (Casita and Scamp) sell so many of their units with propane, toilets, and a black tank. It's because that's what most people want. I'm always amazed by how these new trailer manufacturers leave out stuff like that and then try to argue how dangerous propane is and how awful it is to empty the sewage. When I'm traveling, i empty mine no more than once a week and it takes 5 minutes. And I don't have to schlep a smelly container of waste around. And not have propane installed in a brand new trailer? Why would anyone want to buy a new RV without it? Someday, you're going to be selling it and good luck with that. But I think the worst offender is that new Nest manufacturer that went with a tiny electric refrigerator because the exhaust ports of a propane unit would impact the awesomeness of their design. Do hipsters really buy that many trailers? Somehow I doubt it.

Terry G is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
black/grey/fresh water tanks Saskstu Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10 07-14-2012 08:11 AM
Black/Water Holding Tanks Don A Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 2 09-30-2010 06:04 PM
help! clueless about dumping gray and black water tanks joy mccalla Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 12 04-18-2010 08:13 PM
Lets talk about our summer plans! Mike Montville General Chat 17 03-30-2008 09:18 AM
How to know if Grey and Black tanks are full? Karen Fisch Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 21 05-04-2006 09:24 PM

» Upcoming Events
No events scheduled in
the next 465 days.
» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:46 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.