Thetford toilet user guide and chemicals

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  1. Gollom

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    Greetings

    Not used this yet, but may do so in the near future. Two questions please:

    Is there an easy to follow user guide I could download?
    What are the best (and cheapest) chemicals to use? (I did a search, but last info I could find went back to 2011 - suggestions ranged from cheap sterilising fluid to Lidl bio washing liquid)

    Many thanks
     
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    Cheap laundry bio tablets (Aldi/ Lidl) 1-2 in toilet tank & use Happy Bowl liners for anything more than a wee! Thetford silicone spray or olive oil (not vaseline) on rubber seal every now & again to keep it working well. Parazone flushable wipes for quick daily cleaning(y) Easy peasy, smells better & a lot cheaper than "proper" toilet chemicals. This is best combination we have found after trying lots of options & taking the advice offered on here.
     
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    Another tip we picked up on here is when you empty it before leaving site for home just put 1 tablet & a bit of water in the tank then all the splishing & sploshing around when driving will clean it so thoroughly so when you empty it at home you don't have to have to use cassette tank cleaner either:)
     
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    Another plus for Happy Bowl liners.
     
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    what are happy bowl liners ??? where do you get them ??
     
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    Put 'Happy Bowl Liners' into Google & all will be revealed.
    (Make sure you are prepared for all to be revealed!!)
     
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    Another thumbs up for happy bowl liners, the one thing I couldn't be without in the van...other than the Mr!
     
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    Seriously? Happy Bowl liner ??? Seriously???o_Oo_Oo_O
    Open flap, open bomb doors, drop bombs, flush, close flap.(y)
    Boy these firms are great at getting you to part with your hard earned!
    Oh - agree with the Bio washing liquid though - works well and a fraction of the price of blue, which is yet another rip off;)
     
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    If only it was that easy, when we went on our first trip I did as you suggested and then spent a very unpleasant 15mins cleaning the bowl, flap etc. not to go into too much detail but I'd managed to get shit everywhere!
    For a reluctant motorhomer it was not a good start..
     
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    Quote from Happy bowl liner website,

    "Turn on water and count to ten". No wonder some folks are always running out of water, and emptying the cassette every day:X3:
     
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    Nah, it's the 15 minute showers I take that make us run out!
     
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    :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::):D:LOL::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    had a look and does seem like a gimic but may try a pack and see how we get on
     
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    Tis no gimmick, every time Mr mousy heads for the bathroom door you can hear me screaming "don't forget the happy bowl liners".

    After 25 years of marriage we have never been more intimately involved with each other's toilet habits since buying the motorhome. Jury still out on if this is a good thing.
     
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    Are Parazone flushable wipes biodegradable? I wouldn't put anything down like this that might go into a septic tank. "Flushable" isn't the same as "sewage treatment friendly".
     
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    Parazone wipes are not woven synthetic type (not like baby wipes) that block drains as they are more like moist thick tissue & tear easily. If in doubt can use them & bin them(y) then no worse than any other cloth that might be used to wipe the toilet clean.
     
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    Thanks, Mousey, for the Happy Bowl liner address. I have just ordered a packet and hope they will help make me a happier Moho toilet user!
     
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    Can't see what's wrong with a bit of loo paper to clean the pan. Always have some to hand. ;)
     
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