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Old 11-04-2014, 02:51 PM   #11
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Sounds like a good way to clean the inside of the tank.

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Old 11-04-2014, 02:55 PM   #12
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Sounds like a good way to clean the inside of the tank.
Yeah, next time I'll just flush a bushy tailed squirrel

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Old 11-04-2014, 03:02 PM   #13
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Wow that would freak my wife out.
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Old 11-04-2014, 03:22 PM   #14
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Great advice! I had read somewhere that it wasn't a good idea to leave the tanks open for many reasons, so we definitely learned our lesson on that one! haha!
The ankle weights are a great idea too - thanks!
BTW - I am originally from Colorado! Lived in Pueblo and for a while in Denver until I was 16, then moved to California. I Love Colorado!!!
Thanks for the info!!!
I'm not the originator of the ankle weight idea...I saw that on the hose of a neighbor with a Class-A at a campsite this year.

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Old 11-04-2014, 03:45 PM   #15
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Instead of Ziploc bags or ankle weights, I used a 3' section of old slinky hose and cut plywood caps and screwed them in the ends of the slinky after filling it about 3/4 full of pea gravel. Works great for holding the slinky elbow in the donut.
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Old 11-12-2014, 10:40 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by HSVBamaBob View Post
Actually, I recommend ditching whatever sewer hose came with the unit (usually a real cheepo!) with this:

Best out there short of some new technology that is not quite ready for prime time yet!

Love it, that is a great hose!
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Old 11-12-2014, 10:45 PM   #17
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Love it, that is a great hose!
X3 bought it at Walmart!
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Old 11-13-2014, 12:33 PM   #18
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Excellent - I will check that out!
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Old 11-13-2014, 07:59 PM   #19
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For weight on the hose connection I just lay one of the spring bars from the WD hitch across the plastic fitting.
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Old 12-07-2014, 08:17 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by ependydad View Post
instead of ankle weights, you may try big ziplock bags filled with water. I picked that tip up from youroo here and use it for all sorts of things.
bread bags filled with sand work great!!!!!

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