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Old 05-27-2015, 12:37 PM   #15
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Here is some info on dissolving times of some brands. Unless you dump very soon after using the toilet it looks like any brand will be okay since the worst ones dissolve in less than a couple of minutes.
We used whatever my wife liked for 11 full time years with no problems.


Brand...........................................Di ssolving Time in Seconds
(lowest is best)
Charmin Plus 1-Ply..................................9
MD 2-Ply............................................... ....9
Coronet 2-Ply..........................................12
Angel Soft 2-Ply......................................12
Scott 1-Ply..............................................1 7
Soft 'N Gentle 1-Ply ...............................18
Soft Weve 1-Ply.....................................20
Marcal 1-Ply...........................................20
Soft 'N Gentle 2-Ply...............................21
Seventh Generation 2-Ply.....................21
Quilted Northern Super 2-Ply ...............69
Charmin Ultra 2-Ply ..............................77
Cottonelle 1-Ply ....................................96
Charmin 1-Ply .....................................180

The TPs with an Excellent disintegration rating from a Aug 2000 Consumer Report article are:

Albertson's Soft Choice Ultra
Safeway Select Softly Ultra
Quilted Northern Ultra Soft
Quilted Nothern Soft Prints
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Old 05-27-2015, 01:39 PM   #16
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Use what ever toilet paper you use in your home. This is a HOLDING tank, not a septic tank. When you open the black tank valve the toilet paper will come out. We have used Charmin Ultra soft for 6 years in two different class A and never had a problem. Then do a good fresh water flush.

As far as having the generator running and the roof air conditioning on, we do it all the time. Here in Florida the dash air will not suffice. If people have to worry about gas mileage then maybe they need to stay home. Gas mileage is what it is.
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Old 05-27-2015, 04:49 PM   #17
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As others on here have said, run the genny and use the roof air. It's good to run the genny under a load. As for TP, we buy Scott's. If it's septic tank safe, it's OK in the black tank. All it is is a portable septic tank.
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Old 05-27-2015, 04:53 PM   #18
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Scott's 1000 here. Works well from all aspects, including ok for the black tank.

Sure, running the air conditioning via the generator while traveling is ok. Do it often.
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Old 05-27-2015, 05:52 PM   #19
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Kirkland's TP works fine for me, but I dump and clean my black tank after every trip.


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Old 05-27-2015, 06:46 PM   #20
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Caburke.... I'm with koda59-- your black tank is a holding tank, not a septic tank. The key to free flowing usage is plenty of water use, not flimsy paper. I'm of the belief that using the flimsy single ply paper is a false economy and pointless tactic. In most cases you wind up using two or three times as much just to do the job.

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We use the softest TP we can find. Lots of water and flush the tank well. On the AC question, we put a curtain (using sofa throws) behind the seats across the coach. This helps isolate the cab for AC. Running AC And Gen? No problem if you need to
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Old 05-27-2015, 11:58 PM   #22
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We boondocks all the time at race tracks and our gen gets a work out to the tune of 300 hours per year. I start it when we leave the driveway and shut it down a week later when we pull back in. The only time it shuts down is for an oil change every 50 hours if we are racing for longer than a couple days. I should say it only runs full time like that during the summer. I bought a motorhome to be comfortable just like home so if we are not plugged in and we need air, the gen is running. As far as tp goes, the same rule applies. I want it just like home so I use whatever it is my wife buys for the house. I can tell you first hand that it dissolves as then i get home i dump into our septic and i can see what comes out and there isn't much left of any paper.
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We boondocks all the time at race tracks and our gen gets a work out to the tune of 300 hours per year. I start it when we leave the driveway and shut it down a week later when we pull back in. The only time it shuts down is for an oil change every 50 hours if we are racing for longer than a couple days. I should say it only runs full time like that during the summer. I bought a motorhome to be comfortable just like home so if we are not plugged in and we need air, the gen is running. As far as tp goes, the same rule applies. I want it just like home so I use whatever it is my wife buys for the house. I can tell you first hand that it dissolves as then i get home i dump into our septic and i can see what comes out and there isn't much left of any paper.
Eeeew gross, you look at it
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I didn't read all the responses on the A/C, but look at it this way. How much fuel does your dash air take to operate? Now, how much does the genset take to operate? I'm pretty sure the genset takes about a gallon an hour, and you're running two roof airs (or whatever air you have) and cooling the entire coach, not just the front area. Another benefit, when you get there, the coach is already cool throughout. The dash air will take just about the same fuel, but it doesn't have the added benefit of the roof airs.
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RV toilet paper and yes on the generator to run the AC's Why not be comfortable?
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We use the softest TP we can find. Lots of water and flush the tank well. On the AC question, we put a curtain (using sofa throws) behind the seats across the coach. This helps isolate the cab for AC. Running AC And Gen? No problem if you need to
Same here on both counts.

We have J-hooks on both sides of the coach, just behind the front seats which hold the divider when we want to use it. Two sheets and a rope (loops on both ends) used as a curtain rod, making the sheets meet in the center of the aisle for pass-through ease. Dash A/C works well with this plan.

An hour before stopping for lunch, we crank the gennie and turn on the front A/C unit in order to cool the cabin.
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We use the softest TP we can find. Lots of water and flush the tank well. On the AC question, we put a curtain (using sofa throws) behind the seats across the coach. This helps isolate the cab for AC. Running AC And Gen? No problem if you need to
We hung a curtain behind our seats too. Joke about how it separates cockpit from coach! It really does help keep the driver's area cooler.
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