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Old 06-03-2019, 12:50 PM   #1
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Now the tank drains make sense!

Sometimes I am a slow learner. I've been reading this forum for 18 months and this may have come up many times - but for me a picture is worth more than words!

Memorial Day weekend someone posted a 37 minute video of a tour of the Montana factory. I have watched the video several times and one of the most significant take-aways for me was where the tanks are located and how they are oriented (black and gray tanks). I did the mickey-mouse sketch below to illustrate. Front tanks are located under the front storage area and they are oriented "front to back". Tanks in the rear (kitchen, 2nd bath) are located in the main frame and are oriented "side to side".

Therefore - it took me 18 months to figure out why my rear tanks drain and flush clean like champions! But the front tanks drain slow and are more difficult. The front tanks are lower and closer to the drain pipe. The rear tanks are higher and those few inches of extra elevation help gravity do it's thang.

There might be more visual learners out there like me - so let the sketch illustrate more than words! Forgive my lack of artistic ability.
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Old 06-03-2019, 02:08 PM   #2
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Micky Mouse would be proud. The sketch is pretty good and helpful. Thanks
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So the front tanks are his tanks and the back are hers?

Sorry too easy. Nice drawing
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jeffba said "So the front tanks are his tanks and the back are hers?"

NO! Just the opposite! I have the front bath model with the full tub.
I am relegated to the half-bath downstairs!
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Yeah the fronts on mine are also slow, I feel your pain I get the 1/2 bath too lol
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jeffba said "So the front tanks are his tanks and the back are hers?"

NO! Just the opposite! I have the front bath model with the full tub.
I am relegated to the half-bath downstairs!
Pink and Blue!!
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