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    Just didn't feel right.

    This was a bit weird. Wasn't sure if I should whip it out or not. A urinal that doesn't use any water?
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    All the ones i have seen smell worse than the water ones.

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    how do they work? how are they sanitary and odorless? i am all for being green but it has to make sense. what does it do with the urine? do urinal cookies still work?

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    I would have felt more comfortable using a tree . . .

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    There's a video at their site. Guess there's a cartridge in there. Gives them repeat sales, to.


    Quote Originally Posted by snupytcb View Post
    how do they work? how are they sanitary and odorless? i am all for being green but it has to make sense. what does it do with the urine? do urinal cookies still work?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BBeerme View Post
    I would have felt more comfortable using a tree . . .
    I think you're on to something. You could design a bathroom with some fake trees sticking out of some type of floor drain or something.

    Just send me a small royalty on each "Pee-Tree" you sell, and we'll call it good.













    P.S... Don't paint the trees with this kind of paint.


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    There is a large building I work at that all the public restrooms have those put all the other bathrooms still use the regular ones. They smell gross but as long as the puplic thinks that they are green that is all that matters
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    cleaning them is no fun.you have to remove this disk that collects all the urine. Man it will be slime and funk. I done bout 5 of them in my life. never again. when the clog up. talk about a nightmare cleaning the line

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    Quote Originally Posted by pilotlight View Post
    cleaning them is no fun.you have to remove this disk that collects all the urine. Man it will be slime and funk. I done bout 5 of them in my life. never again. when the clog up. talk about a nightmare cleaning the line
    ever serviced one of those composting toilets? not a good time, especially when they are installed wrong. I have a customer with one that the venting is small and terminates a few inches under the roof overhang. it doesn't burn right so it always stinks like skunk and shi#.

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    That reminds me of something I almost forgot about. I was on top of this mountain servicing a broken A/C for the National Weather Service [talk about an awesome view!]. Anyway, I smell smoke. Middle of summer and it's hot outside. I'm a bit alarmed.

    If anyone knows how fast fire can spread up a hillside with even a gentle breeze, then you'll know why I was distracted. Now keep in mind this weather station is considered part of the national security and was behind three locked gates to get my vehicle in. You have to wait for escorts and people with keys and such. And this was before those whacked out muslims started killing everyone.

    So anyway, I'm walking around looking at stuff that has nothing to do with I'm supposed to be working on, and I'm trying to figure out if I should bail; or would I just be driving into the fire on a narrow twisting road. And my contact asks me what I'm doing. I tell her that I smelled smoke and was concerned.

    She said not to worry, she just went to the bathroom.

    Apparently, since there is no water up there, they have this Incinolet toilet. It burns everything. So I was smelling her poop being burned. Nice.


    Quote Originally Posted by snupytcb View Post
    ever serviced one of those composting toilets? not a good time, especially when they are installed wrong. I have a customer with one that the venting is small and terminates a few inches under the roof overhang. it doesn't burn right so it always stinks like skunk and shi#.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BBeerme View Post
    That reminds me of something I almost forgot about. I was on top of this mountain servicing a broken A/C for the National Weather Service [talk about an awesome view!]. Anyway, I smell smoke. Middle of summer and it's hot outside. I'm a bit alarmed.

    If anyone knows how fast fire can spread up a hillside with even a gentle breeze, then you'll know why I was distracted. Now keep in mind this weather station is considered part of the national security and was behind three locked gates to get my vehicle in. You have to wait for escorts and people with keys and such. And this was before those whacked out muslims started killing everyone.

    So anyway, I'm walking around looking at stuff that has nothing to do with I'm supposed to be working on, and I'm trying to figure out if I should bail; or would I just be driving into the fire on a narrow twisting road. And my contact asks me what I'm doing. I tell her that I smelled smoke and was concerned.

    She said not to worry, she just went to the bathroom.

    Apparently, since there is no water up there, they have this Incinolet toilet. It burns everything. So I was smelling her poop being burned. Nice.
    kind of makes you look at her a little different now doesn't it? lol

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    I think I had to fight off the gag reflex.


    Quote Originally Posted by snupytcb View Post
    kind of makes you look at her a little different now doesn't it? lol

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    they are sanitary but generally highly odorous. make sure to piss on the little bird, butterfly or bumblebee. they are "aim" points. a study was performed and it was found that guys like to pee on pictures.
    Experience - knowing when to get the hell out of the way and plug your ears.

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