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Old 07-15-2015, 04:12 PM   #1
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SO my handy friend and I bought a 1974 29 foot airstream that someone gutted and re-insulated and paneled. Actually more than that. The problem...No bathroom it was all taken out but nothing put back in but a mounted toilet. Here is my question, sorry to be long winded We were told it needs a split tank gray and black. Would it be better for us to take it to an Rv service center to have this done or is it something we can do ourselves? The freshwater tank is fine.
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I don't know what we were thinking buying this
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Old 07-15-2015, 04:19 PM   #2
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Gina,

In the absence of the black water holding tank you might want to consider a composting toilet. Check out airhead.com

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Or a cassette toilet as used in European campers. I have a Thetford C403 in my Argosy MH.
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If you believe in your use of the word handy there is no reason you could not do it yourself. You are only talking about measuring and cutting plastic pipe and mounting the tank or tanks. Odds are you will do a better job.

I would suggest you install both a gray and black tank if you intend to use the trailer beyond campgrounds with sewer.
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Old 07-16-2015, 08:19 AM   #5
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Thank you all!! We have looked into a composting toilet, now the handy man thinks he can install either tanks or a composting toilet. So this is going to be interesting. With these ideas he now feels he can move the bathroom to the center instead of keeping it in the rear!
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