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Old 06-20-2013, 09:24 AM   #1
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Gray water tanks crossover?

Is it possible to crossover the gray water tanks to fill them both evenly? We have two gray water tanks on our Eagle Super Lite. My family of 5 always fills up the tank that drains the shower first. So I'm off to dump the system with a lot of fresh water left and plenty of space in the other gray tank. I have been doing a lot of dry camping lately. Does anyone know if the system was designed this way for a reason or am I just missing something? Thanks for any help.

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Old 06-20-2013, 10:44 AM   #2
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Are you dumping your gray in a tote or taking your camper away to a dump station?
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Old 06-20-2013, 11:43 AM   #3
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The only thing I could think of would be to cut the drain for each holding tank before the shutoff valve and connect the 2 with either a straight pipe or a pipe with another shutoff.
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If your grey tanks empty into the same outlet, you can get one of these. It fastens on to the outlet; make sure it's valve is closed. Open both grey tank valves and their levels will equalize, assuming that the grey tanks are installed in the trailer at the same level. When you dump, you fasten your dump hose onto the twist on valve and dump as usual. I usually remove and rinse the twist on valve after dumping until I need it again. Note: I would think that including the black tank into the equalizing procedure would not be a good idea.

Also, I've read of folks who use a small pump to pump grey water between tanks.
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Old 06-20-2013, 02:57 PM   #5
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I carry the same valve that RVhiker posted. It is good for equalizing the grey tanks. My shower will fill up faster than the kitchen tank and this allows a little more time before dumping. Just don't take the valve off until you dump.
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I just leave my cap in place and open both gray tank valves after they equalize I close them.
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Don't you get a mini-bath when you remove the cap though?
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A little grey water runs out, I dump at home so it's no big deal. A small bucket or a paint can would be more than enough to catch the water that will come out once the valves are closed.
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