> Albert writes
> > A visitor to my Long Lines web site is thinking about buying an Incinolet electric toilet, and
> > like to hear the experiences of anyone who has installed, maintained or used one. If you have
> > comments you'd like to share, please let me know and I'll pass them along.
> There are a few issues with Incinolets (besides the 2 kWh per use they
> consume). Basically it comes down to educated users and regular
> maintenance. I have one at my site and another at a site I frequent. One
> issue is making certain that the appropriate combustible, waterproof
> liner is used so that your little deposit slides down into the burning
> box without leaving any behind. You may wish to instruct users to spray
> down the "chute" with a suitable liquid to clear any residue. A spray
> bottle of dilute bleach will kill bacteria on those surfaces that don't
> get hot enough to cook them. The second issue is that you do need to
> disassemble the fan every few years to clear the soot from it, otherwise
> it won't be a very effective fan. The last is that most of these leak,
> due to people having jammed things in them over the years and bent the
> sheet metal. A few minutes with a mallet straightening things out so
> that the bent pieces close properly will reduce the smell. Oh, and be
> sure to empty the ash regularly, that's not automatic.
> David Josephson
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