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Old 12-01-2013, 10:22   #16
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Re: I Thought my Boat had a Pretty New Holding Tank

I build the supporting structure around the tank, including a full bottom of 3/4 inch plywood with edge support. This way when the tank is full of waste water the tank won't flex and crack. Completely full the tank will weigh about 290 pounds.




I left access ports so I can get to the hose clamp fittings and the inspection port.



Things started to smell a little funky under the berth and the smell was wafting out into the master stateroom. I bought some Kanberra Gel when it was the Active Captain special at Defender.com. The price was reduced so shipping was free and I saved a buck off the regular price. I opened the container up and stuck it under the berth and it hasn't smelled for a week, and the odor hasn't been masked with another scent. I'll see how long it holds out, but so far it's performing as advertised.
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Re: I Thought my Boat had a Pretty New Holding Tank

Peggie,
Is there an electronic version of your book? Id love to add it to my Nook library! As you know living on a boat, space is precious...thanks!
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I build the supporting structure around the tank, including a full bottom of 3/4 inch plywood with edge support. This way when the tank is full of waste water the tank won't flex and crack. Completely full the tank will weigh about 290 pounds.




I left access ports so I can get to the hose clamp fittings and the inspection port.



Things started to smell a little funky under the berth and the smell was wafting out into the master stateroom. I bought some Kanberra Gel when it was the Active Captain special at Defender.com. The price was reduced so shipping was free and I saved a buck off the regular price. I opened the container up and stuck it under the berth and it hasn't smelled for a week, and the odor hasn't been masked with another scent. I'll see how long it holds out, but so far it's performing as advertised.

So the Pureayre stuff didn't work for you then? I don't want to spend the money on something that doesn't work.
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