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Old 04-16-2012, 12:58 PM   #1
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What product seems to work the best to keep the odor down. Does anyone use one of these http://campingworld.com/shopping/item/cyclone-sewer-vent/31992

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Old 04-16-2012, 04:35 PM   #2
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I use the Cyclone on mine and it seems to keep the odors to a minimum. I remember it before the Cyclone and it does make a difference for sure. I do also use the Geo method 1-4 times a year. In between I use the camco liquid and it seems to keep the tank pretty clean that way too.
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Old 04-16-2012, 09:11 PM   #3
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I use the Geo method of odor control for our black water tank and nothing for the kitchen and bath tanks. Before that, I was using a biodegradeable chemical. Since I've been using the Geo method, there hasn't been the sour odor that appearedafter a while when using the chemical so I didn't see any need for the vent top change.
My Geo method consists of a cup of Calgon powder andhalf a cup of cheap dishwashing liquid in 5 gallons of water poured into the black water tank only viathetoilet.
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Old 04-16-2012, 11:29 PM   #4
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Geo Method here also!!! A squirt of some type of liquid soap or acouple shakes of some type of powder detergent. A pour of liquid water softner. And occasionally a drip or two of bleach. Then at least 3 to 4 toilet boils of water. This is done immediately after dumping the tanks so it can shake, rattle and roll all the home. No need for a special vent and haven't had any odors.
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Old 04-17-2012, 12:40 AM   #5
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GEO method for us too. Sometimes we can't find the powdered water softner & use the liguid, still works great. Here is that link:sites.google.com/site/cbruni/
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Old 04-17-2012, 01:31 AM   #6
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GEO Method!



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Old 04-17-2012, 03:20 AM   #7
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Geo method here also!! And a lemon tablet (ELEMONATE) in each gray water tank. No ordors even after winter storage.





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Geo Method here also. From the first time I put water in and dumped some water in the black tank it smelled fresh. I also put it in after black tank flush. Unless the heat of the summer brings an odor this is all I will do also. And I did the "shake" test on the TP I use and it passed with flying colors.

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Old 04-17-2012, 08:42 AM   #9
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Thanks for this info gang as I have camped for many years and am on my fifth camper and never heard this before. The knowledge is great here.



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Old 04-17-2012, 09:33 AM   #10
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I have stupid question but what is the "shake" test
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