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Old 04-06-2014, 06:21 AM   #11
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I use Northern and have had zero problems. I full time and not one issue in almost 4 years. I do use a lot of water however. When boondocking paper doesn't go in the black tank, it goes into a trash can with a liner that is thrown out frequently.


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Old 04-06-2014, 07:15 AM   #12
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Have been using Northern Ultra-soft for years. Tried "the test" on it yesterday, and after 6 hrs., it was still in tact. Guess I won't be using it in the new TT. Picked up some Charmin Ultra-soft, and tried "the test" this morning. After 4 hours, it appeared to be dissolving. Dumped it in the toilet and it completely fell apart - (the t.p., that is). Think I'll make the switch to Charmin.
I tried the test on the Charmin Ultra Soft we use at home, and it did not dissolve at all even after 48hrs immersion. I will try some Scotts in the test (I would use Kirkland, but we are a long way from the nearest Costco when we are in FL).

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Old 04-06-2014, 07:46 AM   #13
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I guess we're good to go....

The DW informed me that she buys the TP for RV's from Wally World....
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Old 04-06-2014, 10:38 AM   #14
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Guess it must be our hard Michigan water that does the trick. (ha! ha!)
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Old 04-06-2014, 04:12 PM   #15
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We buy the rv tp if theysold by the case we would go that route! My wally world is 1.99 a pack which is cheaperthan the good stuff!
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Old 04-06-2014, 04:59 PM   #16
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Scotts "septic tank safe" breaks down real fast. We have a septic tank at home so can`t use just anything here either.

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Old 04-06-2014, 11:25 PM   #17
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We have been using Costco Kirkland signature in our old JayFlight 29BHS and in our new Greyhawk. I carefully clean the black tank after every use. Never had a problem with TP clogs.
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Old 04-20-2014, 10:20 PM   #18
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Hmmm, guess I'll do some testing this week. We use Charmin at home, so it would be great if it worked in the rv. May have to price the Seventh Generation they mentioned in the article as well. Thanks for sharing the info.
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Old 04-20-2014, 10:41 PM   #19
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I tested Kirkland TP against RV TP in the mason jar shake test. The kirkland broke down faster than the RV TP! Niether broke down without shaking the jar a little, but the Kirkland showed signs of breaking down (more little floaties) almost immediately. I would assume the enzymes we add would help the breakdown faster as well no matter what brand is in use.

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Oh, that's good to know, Thanks!

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