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Old 10-11-2011, 08:23 PM
 
Location: Interim, USA
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I'm planning for full timing, and will boondock a fair bit of the time. I've looked at the composting toilets available for rv installation. Holy crapola! I've bought commuter cars for that much. Does anyone know of websites with directions on building one myself? I understand the basics of how they work, but would like to take advantage of someone else having already worked out "Oh Sh*t" issues!
"Tanks alot" my I do crack me up!
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Old 10-12-2011, 09:58 AM
 
Location: on the road again
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Just wondering why you would even want to have one? When boondocking most people will agree that gray water is more of an issue then black water as normally that is the first tank to fill up. There are many places you can dump for free or just a few bucks so don't see how you will save any time or money in the long run
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Old 10-12-2011, 01:40 PM
 
Location: Keosauqua, Iowa
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I agree, many state parks, rest areas, etc have RV dumps available to the public at no charge. If moving the camper to dump it is an issue you could get a receptacle to dump your waste into and take that to the dump site.
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Old 10-12-2011, 01:49 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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Not sure how he did it but have a friend that converted one of those huge blue barrels into a portable black tank. He just hauls it like the smaller ones on wheels. Got one for extra fresh water too.
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Old 10-14-2011, 07:08 PM
 
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Use a blueboy
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Old 10-31-2011, 06:18 PM
 
Location: Went around the corner & now I'm lost!!!!
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I'm planning for full timing, and will boondock a fair bit of the time. I've looked at the composting toilets available for rv installation. Holy crapola! I've bought commuter cars for that much. Does anyone know of websites with directions on building one myself? I understand the basics of how they work, but would like to take advantage of someone else having already worked out "Oh Sh*t" issues!
"Tanks alot" my I do crack me up!
Have you done a search on CD? I thought about getting one but too $$$$. Someone suggested a Lovable Loo which is just a wooden box around a 5 gallon paint bucket. You can purchase a snap on tiolet seat to go on that bucket and that would be suffice. They also suggested the book Humanure which I recently purchased on Amz and began reading...good book with common sense principle of recycling human waste.
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Old 10-31-2011, 10:01 PM
 
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Whatever happened to outhouses?
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Old 11-01-2011, 08:06 AM
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Location: The Triad (nc)
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Whatever happened to outhouses?
If you don't own the land you're on that would be very rude.
And even if you do... there are often other restrictions.

hth
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Old 11-01-2011, 12:04 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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How long are you going to be there? Maybe you can rent a porta potty. Worth a shot.
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Old 11-01-2011, 07:15 PM
 
Location: Wyoming
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I'm a regular at rv.net, which is the largest site for RVers on the net. I've never heard of any camper wanting a compost toilet in their RV (and I don't understand why you're interested in it), but you might check it out -- rv.net
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