Privy Tent. How do you keep your TP dry?

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    I had a friend call me this morning about his privy tent problem. Most notably how to keep the shower from soaking the TP. He's a single Dad, and he bought an inexpensive privy tent that apparently doesn't have the sealed TP pocket my Cabelas tent does.

    The only suggestion I could come up with was to keep the TP in a ziplock type bag big enough to allow for easy insertion / removal, probably a gallon bag, and stow it up as high as you can when showering. Once showering is done and things are dried off you can move the TP down.

    Of course this is a problem for his setup. He uses a bucket toilet / Luggable Loo, and stows the TP on the bucket handle as a TP dispenser.

    That stumped me. My only suggestion, and it is a lousy one is to remove the toilet from the privy for showering, but that is a less than ideal situation.
     
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    Been using a plastic coffee can for that and all kinds of small stuff storage for as long as I can remember which isn't very long sometimes.o_O
     
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    I use a plastic coffee can to store my toilet paper. I just made a slit on the side to pull the toilet paper out. Although in my case it was just to keep dirt off it, not necessarily water. Might still work keeping water from getting to the toilet paper however I don't know about excess moisture during a shower.
     
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    What size coffee can are you guys using? The 1lb cans I get are too small for a full roll... That's why I didn't consider it.
     
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    Is that really such a big deal?
     
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    He's camping with kids who think the toilet outside is and I quote...

    "icky"

    Oddly enough, they don't mind a bucket toilet... Go figure.

    Honestly, I think even with it outside of the tent, what about rain? What about heavy dew?

    I think he needs to keep it off of the handle and use a coffee can. I can donate one of mine to him. (He uses bagged coffee, I have a bunch of 1lb Folgers cans laying around in my shop. I don't recall why...

    Oh, just saw the size of that can shown above. Need to re-read my cans. I don't think they are that big, and I am not sure. I thought they were 1lb and 5lb cans... Ugh...
     
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    It is if you're nekkid and need the tp. Don't want to flash the whole campground. Although I do use the "remove" method with my indoor camper shower and it's no biggie.


    I don't even know this kind of information about my own grown kids or parents. [LOL]
     
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    He's a colleague of mine, He swipes my coffee at work a lot when his bagged coffee runs out...
     
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    Orchid Sharp Shootin' Grandma

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    [LOL][LOL] Ah, that explains.
     
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    Orchid Sharp Shootin' Grandma

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    Where else on the internet can you discuss what size coffee can will hold a full roll of toilet paper. I love this forum! :laugh:[XK]
     
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    Gadzooks that's funny right there!
     
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    We use a small plastic bucket with lid from the paint section of a big box store.
     

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