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Old 03-10-2015, 10:32 AM   #11
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I appreciate all the feedback.

It appears that is the biggest difference between the Valterra and Camco (Rhino Flex) products in the way the bayonet fittings connect to the hose. Just from reading as I haven't gone and seen it for myself personally, it appears the Valterra bayonet fittings are permanently connected to the hose while the Rhino Flex can be removed from the hose and attached to another hose. Not sure how much a benefit this is but it seems a lot of users experience leaking with this design.
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Old 03-10-2015, 08:05 PM   #12
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I don't have any leaking problems at the connections I switched. The bayonet (orange) ends have an outer sleeve around a helically-grooved inner wall - the helical wire from the hose threads on that and they are generously coated with silicone grease. As long as you screw in the hose and have the locking ring tight, I've had no problem.
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Old 03-11-2015, 10:24 AM   #13
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I don't have any leaking problems at the connections I switched. The bayonet (orange) ends have an outer sleeve around a helically-grooved inner wall - the helical wire from the hose threads on that and they are generously coated with silicone grease. As long as you screw in the hose and have the locking ring tight, I've had no problem.
No doubt. As with most things, I suspect user error with this design and people not keeping the lock ring tight.
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Old 03-11-2015, 10:44 AM   #14
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All I know is the slip on sewer connector ends are a B%@$^@ to put on. I never used one that had threads to pull the hose on. Those sound much easier.

I find it is easier to just buy a hose at the right length with connections already attached. Too freaking hard to replace ends.

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The "Best" sewer hose is the one that doesn't leak!!!

Seriously though I have had zero complaints with the Valterra Viper set-up. It is pricey, though and if it hadn't been for the great deal I got from the dealer I would probably have purchased a Rhinoflex.
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Old 03-12-2015, 10:14 AM   #16
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I picked up the camco revolution kit at walmart
Came with 2 10' hoses and the 90
Really nice kit and seem to be decent quality
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I picked up the camco revolution kit at walmart
Came with 2 10' hoses and the 90
Really nice kit and seem to be decent quality
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I picked that same kit up also as I needed more hose to reach the sewer pipe at my campsite. I was just gonna buy a single long hose and then thought it might be better to have the 2 - 10" hoses for different situations. Plus it came with end caps and things. Thought it was a fair deal at $20.

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I had to get a Valterra because it is shorter, and a camco clear sewer hose adaptor because I had to move the exit hole in the compartment because they put it in the wrong place and I couldn't get the hose on and open the drain on the grey water, took me a while but with grinding and cutting I got her done, not I have a 45 and 90 that I have to see if I can return,,,

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Which ever brand you go with be sure to get one of these.

Amazon.com: Camco 39857 RhinoFLEX Clear 90 Degree Sewer Hose Swivel Fitting: Automotive


This way you can see when the water runs clear.
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Old 03-12-2015, 09:06 PM   #19
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I picked that same kit up also as I needed more hose to reach the sewer pipe at my campsite. I was just gonna buy a single long hose and then thought it might be better to have the 2 - 10" hoses for different situations. Plus it came with end caps and things. Thought it was a fair deal at $20.
I will have to check it out for that price!
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I picked up the camco revolution kit at walmart
Came with 2 10' hoses and the 90
Really nice kit and seem to be decent quality
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Had two of them on our Sabre for a year and a half. Easy to use and cheap enough, that after a hail storm put several holes in two pieces, I didn't feel too bad tossing them in the trash. Admittedly I bought the rhino setup after that. It was a bit more expensive, but I like it's rigidness. Either system should be fine.
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