Another bad example

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  1. JeanLuc

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    About four this afternoon, followed a 2010 registered Bessacar for about 2 miles down the B4100 into Banbury. Waste trap open - "water" spraying everywhere! :Mad:

    My car was picking up a lot of spray, and we weren't that close behind. Then the MoHo overtook a cyclist - poor bu99er.

    Not the best advert for considerate motorhomers - I sincerely hope it was not a Funster.
     
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  2. scotjimland

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    times like that you wish you had a dash cam running.. then 'out' them on You tube.
     
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    Always the same if it was...one bad apple to spoil the cart!
     
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    Don't know who you were, yesterday travelling West on the A30 in Cornwall, one of those blank rears, BUT! with a Fun smiley.

    YOU were definitely letting the side down my friend, whoever you were!!!:Angry:



    You were not leaking Grey water!!! Shame! Shame! on you sir for letting down the bad name of M/Homers:cry: My seconds will call in the morning!!!:Angry:
     
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  5. John & Joan

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    Is it not time for the UK to adopt something on similar lines to New Zealand;

    http://www.nzmca.org.nz/self-containment/

    The waste pipe of a vehicle must be sealed with a screw on cap before it leaves a site to go on the road.
     
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  6. makems

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    In Morocco a couple of months ago we followed a French van out of the beach camping at Taghazoute and he had his grey water tap wide open.
    There was a great deal of fist shaking and French invective directed his way when he overtook a number of his countrymen cycling to the market at Banana village. :RollEyes:
    What's French for schadenfreude?
     
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    I like that idea.
     
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    nuire à la joie?
     
  9. GJH

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    Ah, come on. Being in Cornwall he would want everything sealed up tight to stop anything getting in :Laughing::Laughing:
     
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    I fitted that system on my van when I altered the pipe work works fine . Pete :thumb:
     
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    Mine is, black and grey.
     
  12. PaulyP

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    I posted a similar thread last year, leaving windermere c&cc site behind a bessacar with its grey tank open, all the way into windermere i was sprayed, tried to drop back but kept catching up with him.
    Front of my MH was sticky and smelly, needed a good clean.
    There is no need for it as plenty of facilities on site to empty tank.
     
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    Paid for how?
     
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    It worked with height barriers so why not............:Smile:
     
  15. moonman

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    opps - so there is an on / off valve on the grey waste pipe. :Blush:
     
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  16. Jaws

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    Seriously ??

    I would rather have grey water coming out than windscreen wash sprayed all over me when I am on the bike.

    Grey water is not exactly glowing in the dark with nuclear waste, but windscreen wash !!!! Jeeezzzz. And the amount of cars you see with mal-adjusted wash jets far outweighs the odd van who leaves a grey waste tap open
     
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    The one doesn't excuse the other though does it? :Smile:
     
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    Included in your pitch fee :Smile:
     
  19. BgClick

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    I understand c&cc are offering "day passes" now that allow use if the facilities for four hours. This includes showers, washing up and waste.
     
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    I have done that with my fresh water tank before.

    You still get hand signals from other drivers.:BigGrin:
     
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