Gassing in motorhomes

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  1. WynandJean

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    I know there have been many threads on this subject over the years and there are those who are convinced that it does not happen. My wife however can confirm that gassing has taken place in our motorhome recently.

    There have also been threads on the subject of using biological washing liquid as a substitute for the expensive toilet chemicals sold by camping supplies outlets. It is her contention that the washing liquid option is responsible for the gassing and we are having to return to the expensive stuff - oh well! :cry:
     
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    Get a SOG kit, and all the smells will disappear, at least from the inside of the MH.

    Doug...
     
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    About time we had another gassing thread and combined with using cheap loo fluid - Great :Laughing:

    I've been using the cheap loo fluid substitute and I reckon it smells better than the Thetford one. It also doesn't stain everything like the blue one, so better if you have to empty it down a normal WC.
     
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    you also need a strong constitution when you empty the thing ... best done BEFORE breakfast .. :Laughing: or get 'er to do it .. :Wink:
     
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    I too have been gassed - by HAGANAP's pear cider :Wink:
     
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    Just hope nobody's passing by at the critical moment.:Eek!:
     
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    The only gassing we have ever experienced was when the dog devoured a tin of tuna.........I tell you, I nearly died!

    That said, works well as a security feature as no robber would be able to stand for more than ten seconds in your vehicle without keeling over or run gasping for the door.


    As for loo chemical, we use a budget one that a friend of mine stocks (12voltshop) and that is much more fragrant, and a bottle seems to last a season - at £5 a pop works out cheap!
     
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    If you use the bio liquid for the loo can you also clean your A frame with it? :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    I am eagerly awaiting Pusser's reply on this subject :BigGrin::Rofl1:
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    can't beat a pusser story when it comes to exploding porta poties.. he has a pHD in it .. :Laughing:
     
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    To be honest Jim I find the combined smell of the chem + S**** to more unpleasant then the SOG'ed version.

    Doug...
     
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    Our cocker spaniel stole a container full of potatoes and cabbage for bubble and squeak - and boy, did he squeak...... it was eye watering. Oddly enough, he looked quite proud of them - I think a case of having been unfairly blamed so much in the past, this was his revenge on all human (or is that huperson?) beings. We use the normal thetford blue stuff (got it cheap somewhere that was closing down) and I simply hold my breath and hope the aim is right when emptying. Funny how that is classed as "mans work" in our household.........
     
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    I fyou want to be gassed

    I can lend Ezzie to anyone that wants to be gassed:Blush:

    Big dog, big stink.

    Bob:Blush:
     
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    Yep, my cousin Karen breeds them - you're right. Lovely dogs though I still love flatcoats
     
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    You can Graham, you can... and if there is any mixture left over you can run your Kipor with it (Honda's won't run on it though... they are too posh.)

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    LOL !!!
    Well that made the fat old git ( as in me ! ) grin I can tell you !! :Rofl1:
     
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    Handy tip. If the fan falls off, make sure you put it back facing the correct way. Missus thought someone had died on the campsite and they had forgotten to bury the body. :Blush:
     
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    Up to the mark, as expected. Thanks for the tip. I'll try and remember that one!:thumb:


    P.S. What sort of campsites do you go one where they burn bodies, or at least seem to............ I'm not at all sure that I'd like to join in the BBQ.:RollEyes:
     
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