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Old 10-12-2016, 11:32 AM   #11
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What did he say when you politely talked to him about the length of time it was taking?
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Old 10-12-2016, 08:59 PM   #12
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I did not get close enough to him to ask him anything. There was water spraying all over and it did not appear to be wise on my part to approach him! I recognize that a black tank flush is a good idea at the end of the camping season and do not disagree with that in principle; where I found it objectionable was that someone would decide to conduct a black tank flush on a Sunday close to noon when many people are leaving the campground near the same time. There are no full hook-up sites at the state park I was at, which is more common than not at the state parks in MI. I agree totally with the others who have stated that using a vacant full hook-up site (when available) to flush to one's heart's content is a fabulous idea instead of tying up the dump station at the front of the park. Another alternative might be choosing a different time of day (not peak check out time) to perform such a time consuming chore.
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Old 10-12-2016, 09:32 PM   #13
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I don't even understand why people spend the time rinsing the hose. If it don't have caps on the end you can cap as you disconnect, throw it in the trash and get a rhino flex that does. Rinse a hose that's going to dump again soon...wt@$#$3...oops...did i say that
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Old 10-13-2016, 02:01 AM   #14
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I don't even understand why people spend the time rinsing the hose. If it don't have caps on the end you can cap as you disconnect, throw it in the trash and get a rhino flex that does. Rinse a hose that's going to dump again soon...wt@$#$3...oops...did i say that
Maybe your nose doesn't work well? 😁. I usually rinse mine with gray water after dumping the black, but occasionally can't... And after a few days the smell is ripe, especially if you don't let it dry by using those end caps. But hey... Everybody does things different.
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Old 10-13-2016, 07:13 AM   #15
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Wow, so sorry that people like me aggravate people like you. I want to take proper care of my trailer and so far no one has asked me to speed things up so that they can get home faster. I don't have a way to flush out my black tanks anywhere else but at the campground where I am staying.
Amen!!! I also have no other way of flushing my system out so I too make sure I rinse good every time! It does not take 15 min though lol!! On another note am I the only one who isn't worried about a little water or whatever in my tanks as long as it isn't much and has room to expand? 5 gallons of water or whatever won't expand and break a 40 gallon tank will it?
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Old 10-13-2016, 08:15 AM   #16
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If you can't get it done in 15 min., that may be a little much
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Old 10-13-2016, 08:28 AM   #17
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The only campgrounds where we typically use the dump station are our nearby state parks. Thankfully they have a 3PM checkout so we can avoid the lines by waiting until it is 1PM-2PM to leave. If for some reason we don't have time to do a good flush we have a state park and Camping World nearby. Since this is rare I don't mind paying an occasional fee for the convenience.
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Old 10-13-2016, 08:48 AM   #18
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The guy flushing his tank isn't nearly as bad as the guy who is finishing packing his stuff up while dumping. Securing things in and outside his camper, cleaning windows/mirrors on truck, arranging things in bed of truck, loading up the bike that his kid just rode up on, etc. I understand some things can be done while waiting to drain, but 3 minutes after you pull the handle, you know they're empty,
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Wow, so sorry that people like me aggravate people like you. I want to take proper care of my trailer and so far no one has asked me to speed things up so that they can get home faster. I don't have a way to flush out my black tanks anywhere else but at the campground where I am staying.
If there is a line at the dump station and you take the time to rinse and flush, or do anything other than just dump, that is rude and I will tell you so. If you have no other options to flush your tanks to your satisfaction that is because you haven't even tried to find any. No sympathy here for lazy, rude, people.
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Old 10-13-2016, 09:54 AM   #20
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what happened to being in no hurry ! 15 mins to dump and flush is not bad at all if you don't want to wait in line go somewhere else to dump your stuff . the rudeness is not the guy dumping but those that didn't get there first bitching cause they have to wait a bit . everybody today is in such a hurry to jump on others but act like there **** don't stink . narcissists all
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