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Old 10-07-2012, 08:40 PM   #1
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Best product for keeping the black tank clean?

If you were to choose one of the following products for black water tank cleaning/flushing, which would it be and why? If you have one of the products listed, how do you like it and what don't you like about it?

I have always had success with opinions in the JOF so thank you in advance!






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Old 10-07-2012, 08:43 PM   #2
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I use the last one on your list, the Hydro Flush.

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Old 10-07-2012, 10:33 PM   #3
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I have all three and I can report without hesitation that the Flush King does the best job. The hydro flush is also useful but of you have the Flush King you have the hydro flush and more. The wand is a PITA as you have to drag the hose inside to try and clean out the tank from down the toilet, running in and out as invariably this has to be done more than once. With the Flush King you do it all from the outside as you are breaking camp. Just don't forget to open the valve when the tank is full.
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:57 AM   #4
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IMO this is the best one of all.

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Old 10-08-2012, 08:31 AM   #5
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Lots of water in the tank works best...
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Old 10-08-2012, 02:16 PM   #6
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I have the camco straight version, like the flush king only not curved. Works great, super easy.
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:41 PM   #7
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I would throw the hydro out due to it not having a gate valve to fill the tank up with water. You are not going to get water in the black tank which is what you need to flush it out good. THe wand will get the walls but as metioned above who wants to drag a hose through the unit. Espcially if there is a line. I have a flush king and it works the best of all three you have above. I would go with a permanent mount flush product over all of them since you can control it from ourside with the valve right there. Typically the solids like paper and other "stuff" only come out on the tank after some water is in there to help suck it out upon the flush.

If you are not going to install something then I would suggest buying a 5 gallon pail and the flush king. After the first dump hit the toilet with 2 pails of clean or grey water with the gate open. Then turn on the hydro flush with it's valve closed and back fill a bit. Pull the valve and you should be good to go.

One thing I have found good is a decent water base and treating with deodorant right after flushing for the ride home to storage.

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Flush King rules!

Worth every nickel. By the time you do it 2-3x you will get all the do do and paper out and you won't have a stinky tank. I carry a short length of garden hose with because sometimes the hoses at the dump stations arent long enough to reach or are not maintained or missing the male hose end. A foot of 1/21 id vinyl tube with a male garden hose in will get you through here
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Old 01-12-2013, 03:45 PM   #9
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I use a combination of the Hydro Flush and the wand. Using them together, usually, gets the job done.
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We us the Quickie Flush, couldn't be happier. Very simple install, no moving parts to break, and nothing to drag through the trailer.

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