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Old 02-12-2009, 05:53 PM   #1
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Replaced my blade seal for the second time today and snapped a few photos. This seal lasted for almost 3.5 years....pretty darn good. It's real easy, so if anyone needs help with seeing how's it's done just email me with my address on my profile! No, Mama, I ain't doing no write up. The last one took me longer than to do the job itself!!!
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Old 02-12-2009, 08:24 PM   #2
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I have never replaced the seal in any of my units toilets ..but I liked the blade valve better than I do this ball valve that I have now.Rockin Id put my money down that you got er done correctly!!! Book2
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Old 02-12-2009, 08:40 PM   #3
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Thanks B2,

I have the ball type system, and they call it the blade system too. I believe the seal itself is the weakest link on the toilet. Like I said, I am really excited to get 3.5 years out of the seal. I've babied this thing...big time! RockinPottyTime
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I have the ball type system, and they call it the blade system too. I believe the seal itself is the weakest link on the toilet. Like I said, I am really excited to get 3.5 years out of the seal. I've babied this thing...big time! RockinPottyTime
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One-IS the "blade" seal the one that keeps the water in the bowl?

Two-If so, will you email me the pics? Miss Jo has been complaining for weeks that ours won't hold water. I just pull up the pedal with my toe and it works fine but she says..."Fix it!"
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Old 02-13-2009, 07:22 AM   #6
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I've babied this thing...big time! RockinPottyTime
There are visions here that I just can't put into words, Still probably needs to help me.
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Old 02-13-2009, 07:46 AM   #7
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I will send the instructions and pix to your email, only if you promise to critique my spelling and grammar! My spell and grammar check be broken in Word!!!! Gotta go to water aerobic class right now!
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Shoot. I'm on my third one in the first 1.5 years of use.

And don't get me started about the "fluids" shooting back up at flush time. Latest ball valve has reduced, but not eliminated this phenomenon. Now I think it is backpressure from banks that want more bailout money.

Flush time makes me long for stixandbrix. But I get over it.
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Bruce,

As we've discussed before, if you have bulching back on a flush...that ain't right....only if your vent is plugged from being too full...then it's normal. After draining black tank than it should stop. If not, check your black vent maybe plugged. You can use a water hose on the vent from the roof. Sometime bug nests plug the vents and other times TP may block the vent at the black tank. Good reason not to let it get that full, before dumping. HTH RockinPottyTime
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Don't ya just love "RockinPottyTime".

Thetford Auqa Plus Blade Seal Replacement
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Yeah, Miss Jo calls me a smart-ugh, patootie, also.Got to watch out for RustyJC and Adios, they're lurking all the time!

Got the pics, looks way too complicated for me. I think I'll ask Triam to fix it in April.
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Good reason not to let it get that full, before dumping. HTH RockinPottyTime

This is easy to say when one is not blue tanking it.....I remember when I was using the blue honey wagon,it is not an every day chore.... Book2
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Bruce,

Ain't my fault you're too darn cheap to stay at a decent RV park! We didn't retire early to live like peasants...however...given the current economic conditions....we may be Walmart greeters soon ...but no blue totes for us!

P.S. We have good references...we've stayed in Walmart parking lots many times!
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P.S. We have good references...we've stayed in Walmart parking lots many times!
I would question who in their right mind would give you a good reference.

"You can fool some of the people some of the time but you can't fool all of the people all of the time"

This is the only reference I've heard on you SKIA aka "RockinPottyTime".
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Here are RockheadTommie's references...

1) The President and CEO of Oak Leaf
2) The Social Chair of Hemet, CA's Older People's RV Park.
3) The 11 old ladies in Tom's Water Aerobic's class
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