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If you're planning on re-piping be sure to use proper "crapper" pipe, expensive but worth it. Most others allow the smell to permeate through. I have 2 large collapsible black water tanks and niether of them exude any odours but one of the pipes fitted cheaply by a PO was really smelly.

I have no macerator pumps but intend plumbing some in because in most instances where there are pump -outs (on 3 continents) that I have tried to use they have not worked.
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You don't need a macerator pump to pump out a holding tank. I have mine setup with a manual Whale diaphragm pump and it works just fine, and is much lower maintenance and lower power usage than a macerator would be.
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