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Old 11-06-2005, 05:54 PM   #15
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It's nice to know that cheap toilet paper is another way to avoid being overcharged for everyday items that contain the words or are listed under the title - Recreational Vehicle.

I love a good bargain ! Thanks for the tip.
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Old 11-06-2005, 06:48 PM   #16
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Whoever thought I'd be using up kitchen-counter space at home for toilet paper degradation, science experiments.

I'm becoming one of them.....
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Old 11-06-2005, 06:52 PM   #17
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I've been using "offbrand" single ply toilet tissue in the RV for years. I figured that I was supposed to be "roughing it" when camping anyway......
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Old 11-06-2005, 09:27 PM   #18
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We sure do cover it all on these forums...............
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Old 11-06-2005, 10:53 PM   #19
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It's pretty nice to have people in the know on this forum who can give us the poop on this......well, poop.

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Old 11-13-2005, 07:04 PM   #20
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Leaky Black water Valve

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My focus is on the other goodies in the stuff that is touted to lube the dump valves and help break down the solids. Nothing is worse than to get a sticking dump valve.

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A question for the group. How do you fix a sticking/leaking dump valve? As Jack alluded to in his thread, our black water tank has a leak which presents a REAL messy problem when arriving at the dump station. As you can surmise, the cap on our drain keeps the liquids in, but when you remove the cap there is a.....well you know.

Any suggestions on how to fix this?

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Old 11-13-2005, 09:00 PM   #21
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We used Valve Lubricant...it's available at Camping World. It softened the old rubber seals and seeams to make the seal seal better. It's a cheap fix it it works for you like if did us.

You may also want to check if there is any 'debris' caught in the seal's groove...thankfully, a coat hanger works better than your fingernail!

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Old 11-13-2005, 09:20 PM   #22
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I've been using "offbrand" single ply toilet tissue in the RV for years. I figured that I was supposed to be "roughing it" when camping anyway......
Will non-RV brand two ply also work? Or must we use single ply? I like roughing it, but not ROUGHING it, if you know what I mean...
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Old 11-13-2005, 11:07 PM   #23
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Toilet paper? Are you telling me that's not a hand held bidet?
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Old 11-14-2005, 07:00 AM   #24
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A question for the group. How do you fix a sticking/leaking dump valve? As Jack alluded to in his thread, our black water tank has a leak which presents a REAL messy problem when arriving at the dump station. As you can surmise, the cap on our drain keeps the liquids in, but when you remove the cap there is a.....well you know.

Any suggestions on how to fix this?

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The seals are available as a kit from most RV supply stores. When you get tired of getting blue showers, check out the repair kits...
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Old 11-20-2005, 07:49 PM   #25
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Thanks Shari & Terry

I'll try both of your 'fixes' to see what works. My hunch is that it might be some debri that's caught in the valve so we'll try the easy fix first and if that doesn't work we'll look at using the valve repair kits. Thanks again

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Old 11-20-2005, 08:21 PM   #26
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Swanny, the valve kit is not a big deal. I managed to do it right the first time not long ago. Often I have to do things a few times to get 'em right. Solved my leaking problem. Lubed the thing good with valve lube and use it each time I dump the tank. Don't be afraid to take on the whole job. Glove up and have fun
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Old 11-20-2005, 08:30 PM   #27
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more data dump

Couldn't resist "piling on" to this thread. "Bottom" line is if one used this device you wouldn't even have to worry about flushing.

http://www.bumperdumper.com/
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Old 11-20-2005, 11:52 PM   #28
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Do you smell that smell?

Well if you do the sure cure is to pour a cup of apple vinigar, or any kind of vinagar will work, in the head and do not flush for a while . It will keep the whole bath area smelling good, Its good for the system and it dosent hurt the little bugs that eat that kind of stuff.. also a little vegitable oil once a week will keep all the parts working smoothly. Mac
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