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Old 06-06-2016, 07:01 PM   #1
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Sewer hose support

We are heading to Branson this weekend taking the boys to silver dollar city. The site at Silver Dollar city have full hook up, is a sewer hose support required? I read that some places require you to keep the hose up off the ground. Is this true or does it just help to drain better?
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Old 06-06-2016, 07:10 PM   #2
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I use a hose support require or not, it does tend to eliminate low dips in the hose.

I can in come cases put the power cord and fresh water hose underneath to keep things tight.
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Old 06-07-2016, 08:26 AM   #3
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Some places do require it, but it's not typical. In Las Vegas, they claimed it was a county regulation.

I usually don't use one and never had an issue. In that case, I used some vinyl gutter and my Lynx leveler blocks to fashion something up.
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Old 06-07-2016, 08:29 AM   #4
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I use one of those sidewinders from camco (i think) . Used It since my 2006 pop-up. Works well. Never had a CG that required one.. Now that donut.. Many require them and they AIN'T the donuts I wanted..

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Old 06-07-2016, 07:55 PM   #5
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Sidewinders are great and if your fully hooked up remember to leave your black tank valve closed all the time until almost full (very important). The grey valve position is debatable open or close because you can get sewer smells back thru hose. To eliminate this putting a dip in your dump hose at the connect point makes a make shift catch drain like your home sinks has thus trapping some water and blocking sewer gas. This works and is what I do when hooked up fully
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Old 06-08-2016, 07:41 AM   #6
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Required or not, I recommend the support. It keeps your hose at a downward angle to the sewer connection. When I camp, I leave the black tank valve closed but I open the grey. The support keeps it all flowing.
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Old 06-08-2016, 07:59 AM   #8
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Have never supported the slinky hose and NEVER leave any tank valves open as I don't want to vent the entire campground sewer system through my camper vents.
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Have never supported the slinky hose and NEVER leave any tank valves open as I don't want to vent the entire campground sewer system through my camper vents.
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I just put mine out when I dump-- never out of coach more than a few minutes at a time. And I'll be standing there when it's dumping. Never used any supports.

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