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Old 03-26-2012, 01:11 PM   #1
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My wife and I purchased a class C, 2006 Fleetwood Jamboree GT, 31W in Sept 2011. After 32 years of being in the Army, I thought I would retire, we could travel and ride my Harley around the USA. I ended up accepting a job, which after being deployed again moved me to another state. needless to say the wife isnt happy and now I am living in the motorhome. It has been a challenging 9 months but I really do like the change. For me its almost like having my barracks room on wheels.
I have learned that being usable in the winter in Kansas is not the same as being warm and having hot water every day. LOL! and there has to be a better way of managing the black water system that I havent found yet. so, be free to help me out with some ideas.
I have a Labor day trip planned down to 4 corners (Co, Ut, NM,AZ) which is a repeat from last year and the KOA site was great! Anyway, im supposed to be working so let me get to something already behind schedule. Have a great day and I hope to learn a whole lot more from all you seasoned RV owners and travelers.
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Old 03-26-2012, 01:44 PM   #2
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Howdy and welcome to the forum. Hope you enjoy your time on the site. Thank You for your contribution to keep our Country safe. Sorry to hear that you and the little lady are in a tussle. I'm sure it will all work out or at least I hope. Hope you enjoy your "barracks" lol and all your future travels. Be safe and Happy Motoring!!!
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Old 03-26-2012, 02:49 PM   #5
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There is an easy way to manage your black tank (if I understand what you mean). Get a Flush King and connect it to your termination pipe. Leave the valve closed, then open both the gray and black. The levels in both tanks will equalize by sharing the connection between them. This should not only extend your gray water time but also "sweeten" your black tank a little. This same Flush King is used to flush if you hook up a garden hose to it. I have been using it for years and don't have any smelly issues. Hope this swomewhat helps-

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