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Old 02-16-2016, 05:44 PM   #141
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Perhaps you can also merge your black and grey tanks via a connector, especially if you've yet to christen the black tank, as it were.
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Old 02-16-2016, 07:30 PM   #142
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That's what we think. Extra grey tank volume sounds good. And of late the composting toilets are getting good feedback. Well see how it works out. We have yet to come up with a floor plan.
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Old 02-23-2016, 12:38 PM   #143
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We dumped our first batch yesterday. Faster and easier than dumping a black tank, that's for sure. So we lasted for 3 weeks with two adults.

The consistency of the material, it looked like dirt. No visible human waste signs. Also smelled like damp dirt.
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That's great information thanks for updating.
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Old 02-23-2016, 01:20 PM   #145
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We dumped our first batch yesterday. Faster and easier than dumping a black tank, that's for sure. So we lasted for 3 weeks with two adults.

The consistency of the material, it looked like dirt. No visible human waste signs. Also smelled like damp dirt.
Thanks for the update. How long had it been since your last deposit of solid material into this first batch? Did you let it sit for a while? Also, curious where you dumped it (or buried it).

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What is the volume of the composting toilet? How much of it do you fill with the composting agent to start off with.

Showed my wife the composting toilet and she said "no way".

Maybe if these toilets didn't look so "butt" ugly I might bring her around eventually.

Are you going to run a pipe between your gray and black tank so you have one large gray tank or just keep it as it is in case you want to put the Airstream on the market and restore the wet toilet.

Seems a great solution for full timers like you who are off the grid.

Here's one persons review

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Thanks for the update. How long had it been since your last deposit of solid material into this first batch? Did you let it sit for a while? Also, curious where you dumped it (or buried it).

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We last used it probably around 8pm and dumped it this morning at 7am.

And here is what it looks like
https://www.instagram.com/p/BCJF-FpP...=boldadventure



It's in a compostable bag in my truck, awaiting a dumpster run. I'm in the desert, and there is nowhere friendly to bury. Maybe if I was in a forest with good soil and things to continue the process. But not here. So it's going to the landfill.
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Old 02-23-2016, 06:23 PM   #148
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Wow, that video shows one nasty-looking toilet. Looks like she doesn't haven enough coir in the poop compartment and well, the regularly overflowing urine container, just nasty. I'm kinda thinking that one's not representative of most users...at least I hope not!
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Lol, no.... Thank you anyway.




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What is the volume of the composting toilet? How much of it do you fill with the composting agent to start off with.

Showed my wife the composting toilet and she said "no way".

Maybe if these toilets didn't look so "butt" ugly I might bring her around eventually.

Are you going to run a pipe between your gray and black tank so you have one large gray tank or just keep it as it is in case you want to put the Airstream on the market and restore the wet toilet.

Seems a great solution for full timers like you who are off the grid.

Here's one persons review

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Yea I noticed that, I don't think she cleans. That was gross. Her's looks really damp, like overly damp. Also, problems we don't have. How hard is it to dump the pee container? Seriously. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

I'd take more photos but not trying to gross you out.
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Honestly I stopped watching as soon as she took the top section of the devise apart.

It was,,,,, well, it looked kinda NASTY.

I guess a person could take that thing outside and hose it out after dumping? If that thing requires scrubbing by hand...

I am not a fan of poop, that job would bring on a very deep gag reflex on my part.


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Looks like another example of not following instructions and little common sense. I believe these things will work, some people can mess up anything.
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"It keeps overflowing", you're supposed to empty it before then dingbat! That's user error, not product design.
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