March 2002 Issue

Letters: 03/02

More Notes on Relief
Here’s a comment on your recent article on personal relief devices. Unless we own the miraculous airplane of hangar talk, we all generate a lot of “waste containers:”  Oil bottles. 

Purchase a pack of purse-size Kleenex and a plastic automatic transmission filler funnel.  Those will make a cheap and handy disposal system, at least as handy as the others and easier to find than the large mouth soda bottles. Get an ATF funnel that will fit into the oil bottle and trim the bottom so that the funnel fits tightly into the bottle neck, that is, it won’t bottom out. Trim the top of the funnel to the height and angle that best fits the plumbing with the bottle...

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