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  1. 2spritelyislanders

    2spritelyislanders Funster

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    We met some fulltimers recently who were telling us about their SOG unit. Before we go ahead and buy one we thought we'd check it out a bit more with the funsters. If you have one of these or have any advice we'd be very grateful for your help.
     
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    We have one fitted to our M/H and we think it's worth having, you get no smell inside and save on chemicals. If the charcoal filter is changed regularly you don't stink your neighbours out to much :rolleyes:
     
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    The only experience we have of SOG was being parked close to another van with one a couple of years ago - a very aromatic experience as I recall... But I've no clue if current units are less prone to such or if it was related to upkeep etc. I'm also curious/interested about a SOG unit and look forward to input from the knowledgeable here...
     
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    We like them, had them on our last two vans.
    This van has thetfords equivalent built in, a lot of the newer toilets do.
     
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    We have had a SOG fitted some years ago ... great piece of kit, no chemicals, no smells and the filter can be replenished with activated charcoal which is much cheaper than new filters.
     
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    I fitted a SOGII a couple of years ago, one of the best things we've bought for the M/H. No more smells in M/H, no chemicals, and you can empty your cassette in any toilet.(y)
     
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    I fitted one about four years ago. A great modification in my view. As others have said - no smell inside and I have not noticed a significant smell outside - yes, I check it regularly!
    A significant advantage is that you can dump the casette whenever a dump point is available - no need to wait until it's full for fear of wasting chemicals. When abroad and moving between camperstops, I normally dump the casette once a day (just two of us).
     
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    Anothervote for SOG.
    two MH's both with SOG fitted.
    IMO fantastic bit of kit.

    Mel
     
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    What a fantastic site this is :) Ask a question and gets lots of answers and good advice, immediately, perfect :D Thanks all!!!
    Looks like we will be SOG converts(y)
     
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    How do you replenish with activated charcoal? Also, where do you get the activated charcoal?

    Thanks for your help in advance!

    Joe
     
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    You can buy the activated charcoal on Ebay ... example here

    To replenish your filter, first give it a good wash and dry thoroughly.
    Then put the filter in a sealed polythene bag with sufficient charcoal powder and shake it around so it collects the powder.
    I was given this advice when buying my SOG from the original dealer at the shows.

    This works just as well as the original filter at a fraction of the cost for a new one as a small bag of the powder will reactivate numerous times.
     
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    something else to look into
     
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    Many thanks.

    Joe
     
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    I have a WOT fitted in our MH and to date no smells, or offended MH neighbours. Sometimes the WOT falls out with me and I have to do it myself. This can be more expensive than the SOG, but great fun.




    Now I know you're all asking what is a WOT...............................
























    Wife Operated Toilet
     
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    Where did you one of them :)
     
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    you will always get lodes of response to ether toilet threads or Gray water don't know why but it seem like a popular topic
     
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    She came with the marriage certificate................................ THANK god she does not read this forum or it would be the divorce certificate.
     
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    You have a WOT and I've got a HOT. Looking forward to fitting the SOG to the
    bog which will cheer up the GOG :giggler:
     
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    ILICISCOMK - ALOTBSOL .......................
     
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