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Old 01-23-2018, 01:49 AM   #1
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Water / Holding tank monitors

looking for any feedback from anyone that has or is using the "Seelevel 2" tank monitoring system. I am interested in the 4 tank model 709-4 that mounts the sending strips to the outsides of the tanks. Thanks
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Old 01-30-2018, 01:34 PM   #2
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Are you having problems with your current monitors or is this an upgrade?
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Old 01-30-2018, 02:03 PM   #3
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Both, oem 《black tank mostly》 gauge is all over the place when it comes to being accurate. i do flush it after every dump. i can tell sometimes when something is hung up on the probe so these exterior probes seem to be a nice upgrade for under $200 . we are FT'rs
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Old 01-31-2018, 02:50 AM   #4
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I haven't bothered to look at my gauges in 4 years, they are so inaccurate I don't know why they bothered to install them.
Also as fulltimers we've learned the sound when flushing the toilet when it needs to be dumped, typically we can go easily last 7 days on the black & dump the galley at the same time. The bath grey I leave open when connected or I'd being dumping it daily between laundry & showers, so I close it a day or two before dumping the others to get a good rinse after draining the black.
So far this has worked well enough that I wouldn't spend the $200 or lay on the ground taking the coroplast loose.
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Old 01-31-2018, 01:48 PM   #5
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I do the same as the "travelin' texans". I keep the valves open on the greys until I'm getting near dumping the black, then let the greys fill to flush the evac pipe. You can usually hear when the black is getting full. I never rely on the black gauge and wouldn't invest any time, effort or money on different ones. When we empty the black, I back flush for 20-30 minutes+ and then also carry in a couple of pails of water and dump those down the toilet as well, just to aide in the evacuation of any other solids. When we're on the road, I keep a couple of gallons in the grey with chemicals, just to keep things sloshing around and aide in keeping them clean.
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Old 01-31-2018, 04:51 PM   #6
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I do exactly the same as Woodman. Only tank sensor that has ever been accurate from day one is the fresh water tank. Have no interest in even trying to make the greys and black work, it's easier to tell by sound.
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Old 01-31-2018, 04:54 PM   #7
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We have never relied on the monitors either. We have had both internal and external tank monitors and nether are that reliable especially on the black tank. Save yourself some money and just use them as they are. JMO
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Old 02-01-2018, 12:03 AM   #8
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When the toilet "Burbs" at you when flushing, it's time to Dump
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Just between you and me, that's the last thing I'd want from my toilet!
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Old 02-02-2018, 12:59 AM   #10
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I won't disagree, but you know for sure you better be dumping very, very soon.
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