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Old 09-28-2016, 02:42 PM   #41
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I’m actually considering getting a couple more lengths of sewer hose, connecting them up and dumping straight into the opened lid of my septic tank.
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Old 09-29-2016, 02:38 PM   #42
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The FloJet macerator will pump at least 125 feet.

Mine uses 3/4 inch hose and is 125 feet in length to the septic tanks. It's even a slight uphill incline and works fine.

Woah!!!! Good thing you have a pump cause we all know "it" don't flow uphill!!

Been to a few CG's where they placed their dump inlet in an area where they expect you to figure out how make it flow uphill!!
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Old 09-29-2016, 03:03 PM   #43
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Woah!!!! Good thing you have a pump cause we all know "it" don't flow uphill!!

Been to a few CG's where they placed their dump inlet in an area where they expect you to figure out how make it flow uphill!!
we've been to a cg where every site sewer connection was sticking up 7"-9" out of the ground, we use the Sewer Solution and didn't have a problem, ..... but for all the other campers, if they didn't have one of those hose support racks that stretches out and tappers down, then they all had a very long P trap laying on the ground from their trailer to the raised up sewer connection,....
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It will flow uphill until the level in the tank equalizes with the gradient and then no-mo-flow. That is when you disconnect and everything in the hose comes out.... How exciting....
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we've been to a cg where every site sewer connection was sticking up 7"-9" out of the ground, we use the Sewer Solution and didn't have a problem, ..... but for all the other campers, if they didn't have one of those hose support racks that stretches out and tappers down, then they all had a very long P trap laying on the ground from their trailer to the raised up sewer connection,....

Seen that too! I'm talkin about CG's who have their inlets on higher ground than the "site pad" & even though I have the accordian & gutter style supports, my outlet is still LOWER than their inlet hence......."it" has to flow uphill!
Then, when it's time to disconnect, it's a whole bunch of extra effort to get the hose drained without making "a mess".
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Smile Thanks to all who replied!

The people on this forum are sooo much better than people on Facebook (in general) - when I want to go online and be ignored I log into Facebook. I really didn't expect so many replies to this thread (honestly I was hoping that I get even just one, lol).
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Well found a downfall to using the clean out of the house to empty your tanks with. While doing just that today my 90 degree elbow blew off the end and down the shoot it went. So I guess now i get to go rent a snake and clean out my main line to the house to make sure it has been flushed on down the line and will not cause me back up problems later on. Note to self. Do not use a 2 or 3 inch part to attatch to a 5 or 6 inch sewer line.
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Do not use a 2 or 3 inch part to attatch to a 5 or 6 inch sewer line.
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I’m actually considering getting a couple more lengths of sewer hose, connecting them up and dumping straight into the opened lid of my septic tank.
Not a problem. Good time to look down in there and inspect. Mine develops a thin crust on top so not a lot to see.

Dump the black first, when the black is empty, "walk the hose" to drain its contents into the septic tank.

(Lift the hose up off the ground an few inches starting at the MH, and walk toward the septic tank. This drains the hose.)

Then dump the gray the same way.
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My barn where I park my trailer is about 100' from my septic. Because they are both at the same elevation, I installed a lift station at the barn to pump to the septic. It's basically a macerator on steroids. Home Depot has them for under $400 including the basin, but I got mine "used" for nothing.

It will pump uphill about 25' in elevation and handle anything you can put into it.
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