Spare Thetford cassette: how to carry ?

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  1. Ridgeway

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    Our weakest link for autonomy is the loo or should I say the cassette. With typically 5 people on board and 3 being under 8yrs old we run out of cassette space before anything else.

    I wondered about buying a second cassette which seems a reasonable solution but I'm not keen on keeping it in the van, even the garage. Is there any way to store these externally ? we have loads of space under the van at the back and I thought about a way of fixing it there some how ?

    Anyone got any ideas on this ?
     
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    I keep the spare cassette in the old gas locker which has become available due to fitting underslung lpg tank.

    I believe there is a cassette carrier that can be fixed under the motorhome probably made by Fiamma.
     
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    OK thanks, hadn't thought of Fiamma but after your post I found it:

    http://www.fiammastore.com/Water-Carriers--Storage-and-Fittings/Fiamma-Porta-Kassett-Tank-Container

    Looks like it would do the job. Wonder how secure they are ? i.e. risk of them falling off, that'd make a hell of a mess if the spare cassette was full:Eek!:
     
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    Interested to know from anyone that's used one of these, any good ?
     
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    What's wrong with the garage?

    We keep ours there, no leaks to report in the past 3 years!:thumb:

    When you do buy your spare, go for the 'Fresh Up Kit', you get a new cassette, toilet seat and chemicals for less than a cassette on its own!
     
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    I'd save the 100 quid and use a lidded storage box in the garage.
     
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    if its fiamma, buy it from johns cross with a 10% funster discount:thumb:
     
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    Garage is a posh word for what we actually have ie it's an underbed storage area that's already full of kit. Wasn't keen on sleeping 6" away from some chocolate logs and having them next to the BBQ. Lidded storage box may solve that though but I'd have to juggle things around to find some space for it, maybe could find some space in the underfloor storage

    And thanks for the tip on the fresh up kit, saw these at the weekend in the local shop, just assumed they would be more expensive.


    Yep thank's for that, good tip. May even try to call in when we are back at Easter.

    Who would of thought a box of S*@T would be so challenging to store:Laughing:
     
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    We store our barbeque on top of our spare cassette!:Laughing:

    Anyone for a burger? Hotdog perhaps?:BigGrin:
     
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    You could always get one of these,.,

    [​IMG]
     
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    Not sure ours would smell as sweet as roses, and the O2 symbol may need changing to CH4.

    Mind you my old sports bag probably has a similar aroma so that could come in handy.
     
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    with the english rugby team kit bag the crap is normally on the outside
     
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    leave the kids at home with the grandperants ??? :thumb:
     
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    Just wrap the full one in cling film, use plenty, and you will never have an accident when storing it, and leek proof to, also put into holdall as well for ease of handling, SIMPLES Regards Garry Flatpackchicken
     
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    Wrapping a block of cheese with clingfilm isn't that easy, but wrapping a turd filled plastic box now that's what I call fun, and the unwrapping every 48hrs, that must be even better.....

    It will keep it clean but I suspect it's not the easiest task.
     
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    That would work although the 2400km drive for the drop off may extend the journey some what:Eeek:
     
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    That would work, it's an alternative at least
     
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