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Old 11-30-2021, 07:17 AM   #41
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If you're going to use "tide pods", I think the "general consensus" is to use about 1 cup of "blue Dawn" and 10 gallons of hot water in each tank, go for your ride, then flush the tanks thoroughly with hot water. DO NOT USE THE EVOO with the Dawn. Detergent is an emulsfier and will break down the EVOO, making it "useless"... Don't worry about Dawn making bubbles, they won't do the "dishwasher explosion" on you.

The black tank rinse (it's not a pressure wash) will help rinse the sidewalls and top of the black tank, but typically the spray valve won't do much other than "wet down the walls close to the spray head"... Don't expect "remarkable results and clean black tank walls" or you'll be disappointed.....

Once you have the tanks as clean as you want, then pour the EVOO into each tank to lubricate the rubber seals and plastic valve blade.

Here's a photo of the "water flow in a typical black tank spray head"...

I think everyone who has an RV has experienced "waste water behind the sewer cap" at one time or another. Most of us, after one experience, installed a "last chance valve" on the sewer terminal fitting and then put the cap on the last chance valve. That way, no "tank contents exploding onto you when you remove the cap"....
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Old 11-30-2021, 08:20 AM   #42
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I used whatever cooking oil the DW had in the cabinet, about a 1/4 cup in each tank a couple times a year after draining & flushing, have done this for years in very rv we've owned.
Also would recommend the blue Dawn rather than the Tide pods unless you dissolved them in a bucket of hot water before putting it in the tanks to be sure they dissolved completely & not leave the pod material to gum up the valve.
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Old 11-30-2021, 12:07 PM   #43
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All great advise. Looks like Ike dawn and hot water it is, the evoo stuff seems easy enough.

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Old 12-04-2021, 08:30 AM   #44
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Please help identify what I should order
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I ordered one at my rv store and itís not correct trim depth I donít believe
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Old 12-04-2021, 01:54 PM   #45
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I did get some spots cleaned and reapplied the dicor product

Cleaned with a wire brush on the drill, then some brake cleaner and smooth with a finger covered in spit.

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Old 12-11-2021, 02:13 PM   #46
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Master bed mattress arrived yesterday and picked up today!
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Needed a break from family so I decided to go and work on my trailer kitchen today, I removed all the nasty off white discolored caulk from around the counter top, sink, wall areas. I used a standard razor blade, a overgrown fingernail until I broke it and a micro fiber cloth.

I used a clear silicone that is designed to hold in the seamless glass shower panels in a bathroom, should hold up will and keep the joint looking really nice. Nice and tight caulk job always looks better then a fat man thumb with off color caulk.

Did the bathroom vanity sink also.

Then I washed the new bedding that was on order and put the mattress together with the fancy protectors, sheets and bedspread. Need to source some pillows.
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