Urinal?

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Re: Urinal?

Postby Dfryabq » Sun Aug 21, 2016 4:02 pm

Well, I am late to this "party" but I have been running the gamut on this for the wife, I have used a privacy tent with the porta Potti in it, best solution in my opinion. The urinal bottle with the lady J adapter, works well also, if you can manage the gymnastics to use it. The wife isn't always hip on the privacy tent and it can be a pain to set up when traveling and just staying the night in a camp ground. So, the luggable loo on a 5 gal bucket is a little high for inside, so I found a 3 1/2 gal bucket at Home Depot that is 4" shorter but has the same opening size as a 5 gal bucket and the luggable loo fits, the wife can use it in The trailer if she wants that way. My teardrop is 52" tall inside so makes it a little easier and it's a 5x10, but it could work in a 8' length one also.

I was going to put a tube running through the floor with a 1 1/2" hose and attach the lady J to it and a container underneath the trailer. Much like the relief tube we had in our agency planes when working surveillance for long hours and landing wasn't an option.

I can use the urnal with the screw on lid just fine myself. :shock:

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Re: Urinal?

Postby capnTelescope » Sun Aug 21, 2016 8:56 pm

No peeking, ladies.

If it's dark enough and late enough, you can just sit in the open doorway with your bottle. No stained sheets, no muss no fuss, no bother.

:thinking: Why is it that I sleep through the night at home, but out camping I gotta get up? It can't be the fireside beer. :NC
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Re: Urinal?

Postby gudmund » Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:47 am

the tube to the outside used to work fine on the Chinook Helo's when in flight in the Army but when parked on the ground - NO,NO! (trains used to dump EVERYTHING on the tracks when traveling - saw this in Germany in the 70's when stationed there - flush the toilet and you would see the tracks under the train when in motion!! - trains now have holding tanks like airplanes) Now that idea, a tube with small holding tank might be a workable/discreet thing to think able??? (having a jar/jug just sitting under the trailer in the open, might be just a bit to obvious and open for neighboring camp problems - just a though or two on this subject,,,,, :thinking:
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Re: Urinal?

Postby rockinrobin » Mon Aug 22, 2016 12:20 pm

When I hit the road early in the morning, I take a very large coffee! I have pulled over and used my bottle in the trailer when there was lots of traffic, and no restrooms in sight! :thumbsup:
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Re: Urinal?

Postby DrewsBrews » Mon Aug 22, 2016 12:45 pm

All this talk has me thinking I should incorporate something into my design. However, I doubt the "idea" of the luggable loo will go over too well with the (soon to be) wife. That is, until doing a few half asleep trips in the cold pitch black.
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Re: Urinal?

Postby Dfryabq » Tue Aug 23, 2016 7:30 pm

Special Kitty cat litter has a nice scent that is moisture activated, works well in the luggable Loo.
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Re: Urinal?

Postby clip » Thu Sep 22, 2016 2:15 pm

In my old garage I had a piece of 4" pvc with a screw on cap reduced down to 1 1/2 that went through the wall outside into A bucket of stones was trying to figure out a similar setup for my build or a gas cap door type setup outside.
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Re: Urinal?

Postby RonS » Tue Jan 10, 2017 8:45 pm

gudmund wrote: (trains used to dump EVERYTHING on the tracks when traveling - saw this in Germany in the 70's when stationed there - flush the toilet and you would see the tracks under the train when in motion!! - trains now have holding tanks like airplanes)

Yep, I noticed the same thing on a cross-country trip in the US around 1990. Worked to cure any desire to use the tracks as a short-cut to get anywhere when walking. :)

OP, I think the bottle idea is probably best. Especially the laundry detergent bottle, then you don't have to worry about getting it confused with your drinking bottle....
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Re: Urinal?

Postby Rainier70 » Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:23 pm

Sorry to eavesdrop on this conversation, but I thought I would add that the appropriately sized laundry detergent bottles work well for women too. Pull the spout off.

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Re: Urinal?

Postby QueticoBill » Fri Jan 13, 2017 6:09 pm

No endorsement, but there are waterless urinals, and at least one is promoted for rvs. Universal Eco Urinal and it looks like there is a mini version.
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