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Old 07-20-2009, 08:21 PM   #41
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You'll be glad you got that porta-john the very first time you DON'T have to unhook everything just to dump your black water tank!! Experience speaking...

My folks have had to unhook several times just because the toilet tank was full. What a pain! An obviously avoidable pain!

My Dad couldn't understand why I decided not to use a regular RV toilet / tank. Now he knows.
Oh I am sure there is nothing worse & has to be an absolute pain, especially when the tank is full & you have cutter pressure!
We figure we have to build a compost toilet at the cabin & this will work for us till then...& then it will be good in Buster as we will probably be camping more in the boonies than campgrounds. Either way, nothing like having a portable pooper!
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Old 07-20-2009, 09:38 PM   #42
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I came across photos from 1990, with my first school bus that I bought to move from Hershey PA to Orlando... Yup, it was a 1970 Ford (Blue Bird I believe) with a straight 6 gas engine, 4 speed & air brakes. It took about 30 hours & many quarts of oil to go 1000 miles! That Landcruiser made it a bit top heavy! Thats me on the hood with all the hair (remember this was 1990!)





This was on I-95, no faster than 55mph!



We eventually drove this bus empty to Daytona Beach for a day & cruized it up & down the beach picking up chicks... We had beach chairs on the back & man it was a blast till we got pulled over...on the beach...10 mph speed limit...cop told us everyone had to sit ON the bed of the truck as he was afraid someone might fall off, then laughed at the bus and sent us on our way!

Scratching head...why do I always end up with blue busses...
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Old 07-20-2009, 10:25 PM   #43
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Sweet old pics! I dig the group shot you guys!

Can you explain the porta toidy a bit more... does bottom peice floor mount? or is it "portable" and you dump the bottom peice?
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Old 07-20-2009, 10:45 PM   #44
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Sweet old pics! I dig the group shot you guys!
It was a blast! Back in those days Orlando was too much fun & I was 24 then when I moved & all about partying! The bus was a blast till we got a code violation (those keep following me) & we traded the bus for a nice 78 Camaro RS I believe to a guy who wanted to haul his race car...He eventually put a sleeping area in the little space in the cab. (2 rows of seats I think). The back door opened onto the flatbed that was about 18' long...

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Can you explain the porta toidy a bit more... does bottom peice floor mount? or is it "portable" and you dump the bottom peice?
It is totally portable... There are 2 holding tanks, one to flush with fresh water & the holding tank. If I remember correctly the fresh water is 2.5 gallons & the holding tank is 3.5 but I could be a bit off... Basically, you do your business & it is sealed so it doesn't stink & when it fills up you disconnect the bottom & dump!
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Old 07-20-2009, 11:27 PM   #45
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Yea, I could be wrong about the specs as my potty is in transit & I haven't actually sat on the throne yet!
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Old 07-21-2009, 12:53 AM   #46
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i have the identical model of toilet but in the more desirable khaki over faded chocolate brown color scheme. i believe if you look at my posting on the G Bus all will be super jealous. also i can/ can't wait to use mine. really i just can wait for a long time to dump it but i do want to use it when no-one is looking(no blinds yet)
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Old 07-21-2009, 09:07 AM   #47
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i have the identical model of toilet but in the more desirable khaki over faded chocolate brown color scheme. i believe if you look at my posting on the G Bus all will be super jealous. also i can/ can't wait to use mine. really i just can wait for a long time to dump it but i do want to use it when no-one is looking(no blinds yet)
So how many gallons does yours hold? I bought mine without much info on the ebay listing & of course the guy didnt answer any questions so I am not sure about mine...
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Old 07-21-2009, 11:43 AM   #48
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i have no clue i spotted it at a flea market , not for sale. i sent my girlfriend back up there with a ten dollar limit and she came back with it and zero doll hairs change.
i have stickers on it so i will look for you but i don't remember seeing a volume. i just got it to help pass my house car inspection but now i think ill use it for a while.
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Old 07-21-2009, 05:43 PM   #49
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Oh yea... our new porta-toidy courtesy of ebay for $16.00!
You KNOW you've got the "skoolie sickness" bad when a thread can devolve into the pluses and minuses of one porta-john over another....

With that being said, $16.00 is an excellent price! So is $10.00 ! You guys saved some major cash over paying retail!
LOL! That is SO true... the UNCURABLE sickness at that!
I am sure the first time I need the potty I will be a happy camper & yea, good price!
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Old 07-22-2009, 05:52 AM   #50
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...........Its a crappy conversation, but it Must be held!........... ^.^
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