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Old 12-21-2015, 12:14 AM   #1
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From the Roof to the Basement

Yesterday I was on the roof installing a SAT Dish. Today, it was in the basement installing a Thetford Sani-Com system.

It was super easy - found 20 Amp power source nearby (the converter is right next door and had an unused 12-v connection that's always hot) and the unit just twisted on to the dump pipe.

This photo doesn't show much but it's there. On the left is the Sani-Con hose and sever connection. The Sani-Con pump in the middle looks square but that's just the control box sitting on tip the round pump. The hose on the right is for the black tank flush.

I'm anxious to try this out. Seems like it will simplify the entire process.
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Old 12-21-2015, 01:18 AM   #2
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Creativepart, why the Sani-con, are you using it at home to dump?
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Old 12-21-2015, 01:01 PM   #3
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Yes, we plan to dump through our sewer clean out at home. But also, because it's easier and cleaner.
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Yes, we plan to dump through our sewer clean out at home. But also, because it's easier and cleaner.
I used a Sewer Solution kit for years to dump using a cleanout I installed at the house. About 30 feet and up about 2 feet. Worked great because we have high water pressure. When we had our sewer line to the street redone, I had a 4" cleanout place right at the sidewalk where I can now just run a 20 foot 3" RV sewer hose to it. Actually, I have full hookup here with a 30 amp dedicated panel and water spigot.
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I could never see any benefits except pumping up hill I have seen them in action can't see it being any cleaner but slower
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I could never see any benefits except pumping up hill I have seen them in action can't see it being any cleaner but slower
Much slower and wastes a lot of water. Not good here in California!
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I did a lot of research of the Sani-Con. I found a lot of people that had one and loved it. And many that never owned one but thought it a bad idea.

Ever noticed that all expensive coaches come with them standard? I doubt that's because they don't work well.

I've used the traditional dump hose for 15-years and now I'm going to find out for myself.

I'm talking about the Sani-Con not the Sewer Solution. Water is not an issue.
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I did a lot of research of the Sani-Con. I found a lot of people that had one and loved it. And many that never owned one but thought it a bad idea.

Ever noticed that all expensive coaches come with them standard? I doubt that's because they don't work well.

I've used the traditional dump hose for 15-years and now I'm going to find out for myself.

I'm talking about the Sani-Con not the Sewer Solution. Water is not an issue.
I know they work well and I even considered getting one but my old Winnebago had too small an area to hook it up. I suppose I could have made a short 3' hose with fittings and lay it on the ground. But that was when I was a young newbie. Now I am an old newbie
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I had a sani-con in my Diplomat. It's cool...but not sure it's better. My only issue was it took a long time to empty the tanks.
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If it's a slow dump, just gives you more time to git!!
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