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Old 06-29-2006, 04:44 PM   #1
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Recently we set up at an RV park near Little Rock,AR. My son & fiance hooked up the utilities. They proudly showed me the flush out hose hooked to the MH. I had reservations, but couldn't think why so I said, "Great".
The next morning the fiance (who had issues about using the MH commode already)couldn't wait to walk the the park restroom. As she started to sit down, she noticed some yellow water in the bottom of the toilet. Thinking that someone hadn't flushed too well, she stepped on the flusher. A geyser of water ascended to the ceiling, & sprayed all over her & the walls, ceiling, & floor of the water closet. Of course, she immediately started screaming. Nobody could figure out what could be wrong for a minute of two. She screamed, "the toilet exploded".
Turns out the splitter on the water faucet supplying the MH was leaking on the flush out side. During the night, the tank had completely filled, pressurized, & was primed to blow when she stepped on the foot flush lever.
We thought it was a lot funnier than she did. Now she won't go near the toilet.
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Recently we set up at an RV park near Little Rock,AR. My son & fiance hooked up the utilities. They proudly showed me the flush out hose hooked to the MH. I had reservations, but couldn't think why so I said, "Great".
The next morning the fiance (who had issues about using the MH commode already)couldn't wait to walk the the park restroom. As she started to sit down, she noticed some yellow water in the bottom of the toilet. Thinking that someone hadn't flushed too well, she stepped on the flusher. A geyser of water ascended to the ceiling, & sprayed all over her & the walls, ceiling, & floor of the water closet. Of course, she immediately started screaming. Nobody could figure out what could be wrong for a minute of two. She screamed, "the toilet exploded".
Turns out the splitter on the water faucet supplying the MH was leaking on the flush out side. During the night, the tank had completely filled, pressurized, & was primed to blow when she stepped on the foot flush lever.
We thought it was a lot funnier than she did. Now she won't go near the toilet.
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Old 06-29-2006, 05:38 PM   #3
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THAT is going to be something yall talk about for YEARS!!!
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Old 06-29-2006, 06:19 PM   #4
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rotflol

Sounds like something straight from a national lampoon movie. Also sounds like something that would happen to me. I am always the "lucky" one. I bet she will never offer to hook up the sewer ever again either.

Makes me glad we have a popup with no commode!
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Old 06-29-2006, 06:44 PM   #5
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Whoa....What a site.

But you should never hooh up the flush to the other water line...no y splitter in my opinion. I use a separate hose after I un hooked the main water.

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Sounds like what I saw in the Movie RV, with Robin Williams, was everyone sitting around watching the show?
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Gives a whole new meaning to the term pressure wash.
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Old 07-02-2006, 06:29 AM   #8
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Reckon why the water would not have just pushed on up the vent stack and ran out rather than pressurizing the tank?
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Doc asks a valid question. You should have a vent pipe from the black and also one from the gray tanks to the roof. You really need to insure that they are clear. I'm wondering how you can even get the black to dump if its a sealed unit as you describe. You'd have to hold the toilet open to even completely dump.
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Filling the vent pipe would provide some extra water when you step on the pedal. Don't think it would spray too high but when you're cought off guard it could be a little tramatic.
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In Europe they call that a "BIDET"

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