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Old 09-12-2017, 04:04 PM   #1
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Air Compressor Hooked to Toilet?

I'm wondering if anyone here has used a Microphor toilet that requires both water and air lines to function? It seems like a kind of cool system, but I'm a bit hesitant to tap my air lines ... but I suppose I could find a way to access the air.

Here's a diagram of how the toilet works ...

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Old 09-12-2017, 04:08 PM   #2
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Old 09-12-2017, 04:32 PM   #3
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I, personally, would not consider the purchase and use of a toilet that required a pressurized air hookup no matter how many glowing recommendations you can find on Yelp for the thing.
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Do you truly NEED a Microphor loo? Unless you have a boat where it needs to flush uphill against gravity, or some circuitous horizontal routing of the waste pipe between the loo and poo tank, you should not need such a complicated system. I cannot see why any normal bus conversion should ever need a Microphor at all. KISS is always good, especially when crap is involved.

For the lowest water usage and the least chance of blockages, the poo tank should be directly below the loo. Sometimes this isn't always possible, but waste pipes should be no more than 45 degrees from vertical and as short as possible.

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Another way to help with smell is add a fan that sucks air out of your black tank vent. When the toilet flushes the fan kicks on and creates vacuum in the black tank so bad smells don't come back up no matter what the wind or weather is doing. And you won't need air.
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Another way to help with smell is add a fan that sucks air out of your black tank vent. When the toilet flushes the fan kicks on and creates vacuum in the black tank so bad smells don't come back up no matter what the wind or weather is doing. And you won't need air.
Or put in a vacuum toilet system like commercial ACFT use.
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I have so many jokes but none of them are clean enough for the skoolie forum. Suffice to say I think this is a crappy idea.
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Or put in a vacuum toilet system like commercial ACFT use.
Hook it up to the brake pedal- every stop gets a clean bowl.
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Haha. You guys are funny!

An explanation: I HAVE one of these toilets, as the prison bus I picked up came equipped with one.

But with that said, I think a simple RV toilet will be a more affordable and simpler option.
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Haha. You guys are funny!

An explanation: I HAVE one of these toilets, as the prison bus I picked up came equipped with one.

But with that said, I think a simple RV toilet will be a more affordable and simpler option.
My bus came with an electric toilet. No water. Incinerates your poop.
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