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Old 07-07-2011, 10:41 PM   #15
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Maybe it's just me. But a toilet that doesn't work without power makes me a little nervous. I know there's always the great outdoors but when its cold and rainy outside...

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Old 07-08-2011, 09:54 AM   #16
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on my thetford aria deluxe if the power goes out I have a dial that I turn and it will dump the solids. I suppose I would have to fill it up with water by hand to flush it again till i got power fixed. so yes I can flush no matter what happens. will see about water when i hook it up. hope that clears that ?.

I don't see a problem retrol fitting an electric tolit to an older coach. just need to hook up a 12 volt wire and ground and away ya go. heck for $75.00 instead of $500 or $700 at todays prices, i'll give it a shot. no I wouldn't put one in for that kind of price but for what I paid, not much to lose. lol.


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Old 07-09-2011, 12:48 AM   #17
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We have the Thetford Aria Deluxe II. Its porcelan with an elongated seat ( important issue to bigger people). It has pushbutton flush with a two position switch for water saving. One position gives you one squirt of rinse water, the other gives four. Its been flawless for six years.
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Old 07-09-2011, 04:40 AM   #18
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I didn't think you could flush them if the electrics malfunctioned, but subsequent posters state there's a manual method.

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My Techma is great (as toilets go) It doesn't let any smell into the bus ever, heck the black water hardly smells. Water usage is programmed and minimal. Works great.

I dunno about retrofitting into a rig that didn't come with one, but I will never ever ever go back to a manual potty that opens the black tank to my world when I step on the pedal, give me a pushbutton every time.
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Old 07-09-2011, 05:10 AM   #19
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You haven't had the BEST until you've tried the Dometic Magnum Opus or the Dometic Concerto toilets. They are both complete porcelain & electric and just as good or better than any S&B toilet you will find.

I personally own the Magnum Opus after having too many seal & motor problems with the Thetford Aria II. I will never own anything else. If I ever change coaches, which most likely will not happen, there are some things that will go with me, one is the Magnum Opus toilet.

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Our Microflush has been quite good.

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