Portable toilets (and other stuff) by mail--from Wal-Mart!greenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) Preparation Forum : One Thread
You can't buy everything you see in the store on line but there's still a lot of useful stuff:
The toilet is about $55, BTW.
-- Old Git (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 09, 1999
Thanks Old Git. Just one more reason that you're my favorite.
-- (email@example.com), October 09, 1999.
And now you'll always think of me when. . .!
-- Old Git (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 09, 1999.
I was fortunate and found a chemical camping toilet at a yard sale for $10, included half a dozen bottles of chemical. Only problem, the instructions for adding chemical (proper amount) were not there. I'm assuming a full bottle per tank. Can anyone verify this? TIA
-- cmd0903 (email@example.com), October 10, 1999.
Don't know, the brand-new, still-in-the-sealed box portable toilet I got for $20 at a thrift shop is wrapped up in plastic on the top shelf of the carport utility room! We need some chemicals too--I think the instructions are on the bottle. Maybe call a camping shop or dept. and see if a salesperson can tell you. Or try to reach the manfacturer through 800 directory assistance, get a new set of instructions.
I'm also prepared to line the tank with garbage bags if things go on for a while and the chemical supply gets low. I DID buy a good new shovel, BTW! Our city water and sewer dept. is notoriouisly inefficient and I haven't much faith that they'll get through without a hitch.
-- Old Git (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 10, 1999.
Only about one once of the blue stuff will do the job. Putting in a whole bottle is a total waste!
-- freddie (email@example.com), October 10, 1999.
Old Git, Unfortunately, I have a mild case of Obsessive/compulsive disorder. That means that now I WILL think of you "when" for several months, at a minimum. ;-)
-- (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 10, 1999.