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Old 06-08-2016, 10:50 AM   #1
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Happy Campers or Tank Techs RX

I'm going to make a black tank treatment switch this season and have narrowed my choices down to Happy Campers or Tank Techs RX TTRX16.

Does anyone have experience with both and have a preference? My only concern about Tank Techs RX is that the directions seem to be more finicky about the amount added and keeping the tank full. The way we travel, I need to be able to dump a little more opportunistically which may or may not be only when the tank gets to 100% full.
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I can't say anything about the TT but can say that I have used HC for years and it performs as advertised. Cost per treatment, when used as directed is less than any other products I have looked at.
BTW, if you are dumping that often, why not just use lots of water? When I'm traveling I don't bother using HC at all. I just fill the tank at least 1/2 full with water and dump it.
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We have been using Happy Camper tank treatment for 15 years and wouldn't use anything else!

It's safe to use! They claim you can eat it without harm! (no, I can't verify that)

The cost per treatment is below anything else out there if you buy it in the 130 oz container, available from Amazon.

We have NEVER had any bad odors! There is very little smell to the product, so it's not just covering one odor with another!

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Why use ANY black tank treatment? All you need is just plain water and an occasional dose of laundry or dish soap when traveling. Using any black tank treatment is just putting $$$ down the toilet. It never ceases to amaze me that people buy and use this stuff when it's not needed at all.


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Why use ANY black tank treatment? All you need is just plain water and an occasional dose of laundry or dish soap when traveling. Using any black tank treatment is just putting $$$ down the toilet. It never ceases to amaze me that people buy and use this stuff when it's not needed at all.


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We've been using HC for years, it is cheap, and does what it says it will do.
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I can't say anything about the TT but can say that I have used HC for years and it performs as advertised. Cost per treatment, when used as directed is less than any other products I have looked at.
BTW, if you are dumping that often, why not just use lots of water? When I'm traveling I don't bother using HC at all. I just fill the tank at least 1/2 full with water and dump it.
It's not necessarily that I am dumping often but actually the inverse. I'm dumping infrequently but almost never in a situation where I know the tank will be full each time I have an opportunity to dump. We use our coach for a lot of weekend activities that aren't at a campground and therefore don't have dump stations as well as long road trips where dump station availability depends upon truck stop amenities.
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I use Happy Camper and it works. Why do I use it? Well, for the first three years of ownership of our coach there would be horrible smells every time the toilet was flushed that filled the bathroom and floated out into the coach. We travel mostly in the very hot Southeast US. I tried everything suggested to me: I rinsed out the black tank religiously, I filled the tank full before opening the valve to make sure it would have enough pressure to wash out everything, I tried household products, I tried expensive chemicals.

Nothing worked until I started using Happy Camper. From the very first use, no more odor at flushing. So I am very happy to spend the small cost to have an odor free coach. Nothing more embarrassing that for a guest to use the John and encounter a big smell!
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I use Happy Camper and it works. Why do I use it? Well, for the first three years of ownership of our coach there would be horrible smells every time the toilet was flushed that filled the bathroom and floated out into the coach. We travel mostly in the very hot Southeast US. I tried everything suggested to me: I rinsed out the black tank religiously, I filled the tank full before opening the valve to make sure it would have enough pressure to wash out everything, I tried household products, I tried expensive chemicals.

Nothing worked until I started using Happy Camper. From the very first use, no more odor at flushing. So I am very happy to spend the small cost to have an odor free coach. Nothing more embarrassing that for a guest to use the John and encounter a big smell!

I'll tell Happy Camper to send your commission check!

No kidding, that's as good a reason as a person could want!
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It's not necessarily that I am dumping often but actually the inverse. I'm dumping infrequently but almost never in a situation where I know the tank will be full each time I have an opportunity to dump. We use our coach for a lot of weekend activities that aren't at a campground and therefore don't have dump stations as well as long road trips where dump station availability depends upon truck stop amenities.
In that case, for a few cents per treatment, add the HC. Over the long haul its nickels and dimes.
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For those that like to fill up their black tanks with LOTS of water versus waste I would imagine that they are not very far way from a water tap and a sewer dump and that's OK, 75% water 25% waste.

But for those that like to use their black tanks with lots of waste then Happy Campers is made for you.

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