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Old 03-29-2011, 07:45 AM   #11
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We use the TST orange , 10,88 at wal mart for a case of 8 bottles or the drop ins

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Old 03-31-2011, 02:44 PM   #12
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I do only if camping for longer periods in the summer (hot) without hookups, or during a really long period of storage, but thats about it.

What I do to prevent smells is that I have a clear section between the "stinky slinky" and the TT, and use a Tornado tank flusher, and I make sure the tanks are "truly" empty - sometimes even after it looks like it's all out, and then I close the tank, run the Tornado for a bit and open it up I can see "leftovers" sneaking out.

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After 12 years of full timeing, the best thing I've found is cheap dishwashing liquid. I use the green apple from dollar general, 2 bucks for about a half gallon. I also have the water flush out too and its great!
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Old 01-27-2012, 07:25 PM   #14
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It's interesting to hear this conversation. We just settled on a Jayco 29L today and during the orientation training, they made it sounds as if putting a chemical in the black water tank is a must. Good to know it's not the end of the world if you don't, as long as you monitor things.
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Old 01-27-2012, 07:50 PM   #15
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TST orange single shots after each dump with 2 gal fresh water. I've used other "green" chemicals but none keep the hot summer stench down like the TST. Amazon has them for the same price as WM at $10.88 with free del.

I also put Calgon water soeftner in every 2-3 dumps before I drive home to coat the walls with film to keep the sticking down.

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Old 01-27-2012, 07:51 PM   #16
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We don't use any chemical in the black tank and have no problems with odor. In the summer we sometimes use Odorlos in the galley tank, which I have found can be far smellier than the black tank.
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Old 01-28-2012, 08:28 AM   #17
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I use Pure Power, 2 ozs. does 40 gallons and breaks down paper. I use 1 Ply paper that can be bought cheap and this stuff breaks it down. They have stopped making the green colour and now make blue which does have a nice smell to it.

When I first bought my Jayco I used the blue packs that you drop down but in a short time I had a real bad sewer smell. Since using Pure Power I have not had a smell problem.

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