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View Poll Results: Black/Grey tank Chemical use.
Yes 59 84.29%
No 9 12.86%
Occasionally 2 2.86%
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Old 02-06-2015, 12:50 AM   #11
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I put one packet in the black tank only, no odour issues

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Old 02-06-2015, 06:26 AM   #12
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See..see...I now have proof to my wife that at least 17 percent of folks in the US poop don't stink.

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See..see...I now have proof to my wife that at least 17 percent of folks in the US poop don't stink.
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Old 02-06-2015, 07:34 AM   #14
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Old 02-06-2015, 08:37 AM   #15
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I guess I'm the only one who doesn't ALWAYS use chemicals. Sometimes I do, sometimes I don't. Sometimes I use the orange powder, sometimes I use "Sewer Juice"...

Only ever had a whiff of smell once when I was running the fan and holding the toilet valve open.

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Old 02-06-2015, 08:56 AM   #16
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Old 02-06-2015, 10:52 AM   #17
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I think how you use your rig, now long you stay in one place and how much paper is used would all be part of determining if you use chemicals or not. If I'm only out for a few days, I will fill my black tank with water and dump at the campground, then add a few gallons of water sometimes with soap, for the ride home. Then I dump and flush..in that case I use no chemicals. If I'm in a place for an extended period of time, where I may only dump the black tank every few weeks, then I do use chemicals.

It is interesting to see the "poll" over 82% favor using chemicals..at least part of the time.

I would rather error on the side of caution, than save a few pennies and have an issue down the road. FYI I have not used chemicals in my gray tank, but do follow the same procedures when on the way home, add water and soap and flush well when I arrive home...

Again I have used the GEO method at times, seems to work and makes sense to me.
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Old 02-06-2015, 11:58 AM   #18
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I use the chemical... it doesn't stink...DW don't complain(at least not about that!)...'nuff said?
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Old 02-08-2015, 06:08 PM   #19
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Thethford Campa Chem here. About 4 oz in the black tank. Nothing in grey tank.
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Old 02-09-2015, 05:37 AM   #20
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Nothing in the black but water, but I do put bleach in my kitchen gray tank. I also leave the kitchen gray tank closed until it needs dumping just like the black tank. The bleach keeps prevents odor from the gray tank.


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