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Old 08-22-2016, 07:36 PM   #1
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Who totes blackwater?

So I've have toted greywater a few times now and it's never a perfect process. I don't belive I will be toting blackwater unless I hone the process. My sewer hose is a real hassle, I have to lift it several times. There are some drips at the fittings, and I need to unhook the hose to see how full the tote is.

Are people really toting blackwater and if so, can you share some tips? Thanks.
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Old 08-22-2016, 08:01 PM   #2
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I probably wouldn't do it, but....... Be careful not to over fill, take you time, use soap when done
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I've done it a couple of times when camping for an extended period at a NPS campground on Ocracoke island. I'm not freaked out or anything by the stuff in the tank, but you expect to get some drips. Keep the rinse hose nearby, act fast and it will all be over in a few minutes! Not my most favorite thing to do, but when needed, the tote tank prevents me from having to break down camp and go dump. I find it to be very convenient and useful, even necessary sometimes.
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Sure, although not often now that there are only 2 of us and 37 gallons of capacity. My old sob only had 17 gallons and there were 5 of us. Just wear gloves and wash up.
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The only way I tote black water is by dropping the trailer on the hitch and going to the dump station.
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I've toted black water before, but only about ten gallons or less, that's all I can handle. Really not any more difficult than gray. Get a big tote but only fill it a little. Easier to handle, less mess, make two trips.
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I've only done gray (and only a few times). I must be doing something wrong because I never get 100% out of the tank (maybe a cup left in there no matter how much I contort the container). So I would never do black tank in the tote... 😳
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I have toted black water during an extended stay figuring that was easier than breaking down and driving to the dump then returning to the campsite and setting up again. After dumping the black, I filled the tote with gray water and dumped it then rinsed, rinsed, rinsed.
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