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Old 07-20-2015, 01:14 PM   #61
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Yup they were my first choice. Perfect Match for product
E mailed and then followed up with i think Bill by phone he said they would look into it and pass it on to purchasing.

I really need support from people on this site
Contact Fawcett and let them know you would like to have them carry it

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I called, but he's been out of town over the weekend, so was only able to leave a voicemail.

Maybe you're supposed to upgrade your membership here to commercial or something, BTW.

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Old 07-20-2015, 01:17 PM   #62
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Shipping will be by regular ground service. It can't go by air or mail.
I put it on my website this afternoon.

Using the shipping calculator on your site, looks much more favorable than from the west coast.

Your calculator also includes some air options, and I notice there is also a USPS Priority Mail option in the list, even slightly less than UPS Ground. Presuming flat rate boxes can apply, that would seem to be even more favorable...

But maybe that's just a generic calculator, doesn't necessarily always apply to specific items? (I didn't go through the whole process -- got a supply on hand already -- so don't know if it may have eventually presented some "corrections" or whatever...)

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Old 07-20-2015, 05:42 PM   #63
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Maybe they called her Bluenose because she smelled bad?
Sorry, I couldn't help myself.
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Old 07-20-2015, 06:03 PM   #64
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Hi Chris,
I can't figure out how to get the website to know what can go by air and what can't yet.


Right now the only way I can ship it is by UPS ground. I can't send it by Priority Mail because that is air service.


I just checked and it looks like I'm paying part of the shipping right now.
I put the shipping weight into my website as 0.8 pounds. It's actually about 1.5 pounds.


I'll get around to changing that one of these days.
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Old 07-20-2015, 06:56 PM   #65
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I invented a oily water separator and a chemical primer 15 years ago
Water came out so clean it was cleaner than the drinking water on the cruise ships the oil collected looked like it was just poured from the bottle.
Everyone tried to copy it Norway gov BC ferries Van shipyard A cruise line even went to Drew chemicals to copy the release agent and bought $400,000 a years supply of something like it that only worked 70 % of the time and had a shelf life of 6 months.
No one could break it so it died
But during that time someone sold a unit to the earlier bluenose with out consulting me .Well the release agent released all the chinking in the boards and they had to redo it some ware in Argentina. Chief called me up and told me that they left the machine on a sandbar down there. That was a close call and a Bluenose moment
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Old 07-21-2015, 07:57 AM   #66
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Hi Chris,
I can't figure out how to get the website to know what can go by air and what can't yet.

Right now the only way I can ship it is by UPS ground. I can't send it by Priority Mail because that is air service.

I just checked and it looks like I'm paying part of the shipping right now.
I put the shipping weight into my website as 0.8 pounds. It's actually about 1.5 pounds.

I'll get around to changing that one of these days.

Fair enough. But I'll order a couple hundred pounds before you change you shipping calcs.

Just kidding!

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Old 07-21-2015, 04:40 PM   #67
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Just want to let everyone know that we've been using the Noflex for about a month. Several weekends and a few three to four night trips, plus a lot of guests. It has worked very well for us. Previously, we have used Happy Camper, Raritan KO, and Odorlos. While all of those worked fine, we would still ocassionaly have odor issues (we could really use a second vent on the tank per Peggy's suggestions). Since the switch, no odors at all, except once when I didn't add any for a couple of days while on a trip. But, even then, a small dose when we first noticed the odor and all was fine a short time later. It hasn't made any difference with our tank sender issues, but we were not expecting that (we may just need a new sender). Putting cost aside, we are very happy with the product and will continue using it. I put in around a teaspoon when the tank is empty and just a little sprinkle each morning while we are on the boat. One container has lasted over a month with around 1/3rd left (and that includes a heavy treatment in the hope that it would help with the sender).
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Old 07-21-2015, 05:04 PM   #68
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Previously, we have used Happy Camper, Raritan KO, and Odorlos. While all of those worked fine, we would still ocassionaly have odor issues (we could really use a second vent on the tank per Peggy's suggestions). Since the switch, no odors at all, except once when I didn't add any for a couple of days while on a trip.

When you were enjoying those odors, where did they come from? You could smell something inside the boat? From the toilet bowl? Or from the related hoses? Or from outside? Or...?

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Old 07-21-2015, 05:48 PM   #69
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When you were enjoying those odors, where did they come from? You could smell something inside the boat? From the toilet bowl? Or from the related hoses? Or from outside? Or...?

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Chris - just from the outside vent when someone flushed. No odors in the boat, unless the windows were open and the breeze was blowing in just the right direction. We have fresh water flush so have not had any issues with the bowl, and thus far our hoses are fine. We raft a lot with friends, so if the holding tank vent stinks, someone is going to let you know whether you notice it or not.
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Ok, I'm sold. Just ordered some Noflex from HopCar. I expect he'll deliver it personally as I hear he does that. 😄
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Old 07-21-2015, 07:13 PM   #71
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Thanks for the order Howard! I'll hop on an airplane tomorrow and bring it to you.
Oh wait, it can't go by air. Sorry, UPS it is.
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Old 07-21-2015, 08:06 PM   #72
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I've been using noflex for a few years now. I changed out my joker valve Sunday. No smell from the hose when I pulled off the tailpiece. Pretty impressive.
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Old 07-21-2015, 10:47 PM   #73
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Hey parks. Do you have it in stock in the store too, or just on your site?

Btw, you need a new Bimini....those damn birds are a killer. :-).
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Old 07-21-2015, 11:28 PM   #74
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Hi Doug, it's in the store. So you saw poor old Possum. At her regular dock, there is a branch that over hangs her. Birds love to roost there. Do you think soaking the Bimini in Noflex would get rid of the poop?
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Noflex would not help getting rid of the bird poop.
Use 'Sea Solve' It removes the Bird doo and all salt (like Saltaway)and is one great boat soap at half the price.
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Rustoleum sells a spray on product that keeps things from getting wet.

Might work well enough for the bird poo to wash away in every rain storm?
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Chris - just from the outside vent when someone flushed. No odors in the boat, unless the windows were open and the breeze was blowing in just the right direction. We have fresh water flush so have not had any issues with the bowl, and thus far our hoses are fine. We raft a lot with friends, so if the holding tank vent stinks, someone is going to let you know whether you notice it or not.


Got it. That with or without a vent filter?

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Hey Parks,

Yep I was in Miami for work last week and stopped in to pick up a Groco strainer for my gen set. I hadn't been in the store since I sold sportif to Dave 7 or 8 years ago, it looked great and was busy. I asked for you, but you were out when I was there.

I laughed at the poop removal comment. Maybe a shotgun might be effective? Or perhaps a chainsaw? I like your boat, I'm not a fan of birds.
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Got it. That with or without a vent filter?

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No vent filter. I'm not a fan of the filters, as I like to back flush the vent line with fresh water every few weeks.
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No vent filter. I'm not a fan of the filters, as I like to back flush the vent line with fresh water every few weeks.

Useful follow-up, thanks.

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