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Old 07-08-2005, 08:39 AM   #15
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Glen this whole thread is borderline (MMTINTK)much more than I need to know, but you know inquiring minds.....

So what exactly is a Sam's Water Bottle, and dare I ask what exactly do you put in it?
You are obviously quite the marksman.

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If you must know, you don't buy bottled water, you rent it. After a guy drains the water bottle, he can then refill it with processed bottled water, also known as "reprocessed water". This is not recommended for solids disposal.
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Old 07-08-2005, 08:44 AM   #16
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this thread gets the yucchh award!
As for us we love having the bathroom in our Moho. We have banned #2 though and use it for #1 only. Of course if an emergency arose....

The shower is small but I think its pretty cool to use it. I prefer the campground showers most places, but enjoy using my own when I can. Its filling up the grey tank that makes it impractical if no hookups.
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Old 07-08-2005, 09:59 AM   #17
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The Sams water bottle is a guy thing............................

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Old 07-08-2005, 10:11 AM   #18
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We have banned #2 though and use it for #1 only.
Not to continue this "black" topic, but now that the door has opened...

...I know many 'streamers who feel the same way as ALANSD on this topic. I'd like to understand why you feel that way. If you follow appropriate steps at the dump station, then it doesn't matter, because it is so simple to insure a clean black tank.
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Old 07-08-2005, 10:43 AM   #19
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Shari - I do take a shower twice a year weather I need it or not

I agree with Alan - I don't mess with sh*t - we have a rule in our family - you dump, you dump. So far no one has wanted to mess with it. To me I don't like dump stations to begin with - can't tell you how many times I've seen these stations where folks don't seem to be able to get their - ah s**it*uff into the sewer pipe - I remember the worst where there was a big brown puddle with lumpy stuff all over the place - needless to say I did not dump there and have since decided to use the porta potty. That I can just dump when I get home in the house potty.

Sparks - welcome to the forum - see what you started We look forward to your future subjects - (major smile )
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Old 07-08-2005, 11:06 AM   #20
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I'd have to agree with almost everything that has been said so far. Part of owning an RV is being fully self contained. I will tell you first hand that not everyone is as clean as most of us are and I won't get graphic and describe what I've seen in public outhouses, bathrooms and showers.

Also on the road, if you stop anywhere, you're right at home. No need to hunt for a "public" restroom.

Unless this is a hunting shack, and even then it might not be such a hot idea to 86 the head, but to each their own.

As for cleaning the black tank after all use, we've never had an issue or a foul odor come from the black tank. We use the chemicals and the only time I notice any hint of a chemical or other smell is not at any other time except when I purge and flush the black tank and well, when the head is or has been freshly used.
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I didn't realize how much indepth knowledge there is in here about this subject.
To Sh*t or not to Sh*t? That was the question. Now I know my answer! It's gotta go! I didn't tell you the whole story though, so I must explain my point of view for getting rid of my royal throne. You see, I am 6'5" and there is no way in h*ll I'm fitting in that shower. Not even on my knees would I fit. And for the sh*tter? I weigh 225lbs and I'm not quite sure how many Pounds per Square Inch my little 46 year old plastic sh*tter could withstand. That could be dangerous! And the sink is only big enough for one of my hands. So it just makes sense for us to kabosh the kan in the can. You see, tall people don't have all of the advantages.
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Exclamation No Sh**tter for us

So I am the other half of the Sparks Overlander. I think you need to know a few things about us before you think we are crazy.
First we are very tall and don't fit in the shower, this is why we will never us the shower in the trailer we can't stand up in it.
Second, we have camped a lot we don't camp at campgrounds so being able to dump will not be easy for us. We have squatted over many a bushes, not a problem.
Third The beds are not long enough for us to sleep on, so we were thinking a bed the length of the back of the trailer.... we could fix!!
Also it is just us and a very larger dog.
So with this in mind what do you think now?????
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Old 07-08-2005, 12:08 PM   #23
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ahhh. well, then, what you need to do is see our very own "Inland Andy", and have you're trailer "stretched". (not kidding; he's done it, as have others, I think).

as a matter of fact, they're having a contest for a complete "makeover". maybe you should enter? I can just imagine the essay possibilites with this one...."...we need the makeover because we're too tall to poop in our trailer".
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Old 07-08-2005, 12:10 PM   #24
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Well well well - we really enjoy both participate in these disussions - you will find you have others who each have there own log in - so welcome! We hope to hear from both of you alot.

I can relate as I'm 6'2" myself - the showers are a bit small for me (thats why I own bathe 2x per year ) We grew up in the tent/popup world so I understand where you are coming from - we use campground facilities for the most part too.

Sooooo make the trailer comfortable for you and enjoy!

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Old 07-08-2005, 12:14 PM   #25
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i did have a black tank problem with an old winniebago....the tube got clogged so i put one of those hose thingy's down the s**tter it expandes and is supposed to break the clogg.................nopeeeeeeeeee i let off on the hose pressure and it blew poop all over me all over the bathroom and all over the floor.............what the tall guy could do is put a domed skylight over the shower? and the toilet should hold you,if not they are less than $250 for a real nice one. now your only problem is the length of the bed, that could be a problem.
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Old 07-08-2005, 01:03 PM   #26
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now your only problem is the length of the bed, that could be a problem.
Move the two closets back to where the bathroom was, and extend the beds.
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i let off on the hose pressure and it blew poop all over me all over the bathroom and all over the floor..............
Desi,

That's a pretty crappy story!

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I use one of these clear adapters on the sewer hose. Helps make sure the tank is clean and I can see that everyone is eating right
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