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Old 11-16-2017, 02:17 PM   #1
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Stinky slinky life span?

Wanted to here from others of their opinion of IF they replace the sewer hose due to age. I have a rhino flex that we got in 2011. Looks good and stored inside but I know that may not mean anything. It's hot and dry where I am at and I don't think anyone wants a brown surprise while dumping.

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Old 11-16-2017, 03:10 PM   #2
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Nah. Unless the flexibility is gone, donít waste your money. Rhino 🦏 will last a long time.


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Old 11-16-2017, 03:13 PM   #3
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Had an old brown cheap hose on our 2007 TT...original hose. Got 8 years out of it before a tear finally developed and I bought a new one.
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Old 11-17-2017, 05:03 PM   #4
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Rhino we got in 2007 is still in use and looks great, bought a new one to extend when needed.
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Old 11-18-2017, 01:11 PM   #5
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Save your money, unless you see signs of tears, cracks or other wear. Rhino seems very durable. Have fun.
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Old 11-18-2017, 01:16 PM   #6
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Depends on how long it is ex[posed to sunlight. As a full timer, my hose is exposed all year long. Rhino is theonly way to go but I will still replace it every two years or so
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Old 11-18-2017, 01:35 PM   #7
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You should wash, wax, and caress on a regular basis if you want it to stick with you! ������������
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Old 11-18-2017, 10:21 PM   #8
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Depends; How many times I've stepped, tripped, laid on, dropped it, or dropped something on it. Leaving it in the frozen tundra, sun baking it for months and months.
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Old 11-18-2017, 10:43 PM   #9
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I had one cheap, brown, Camco sewer hose that lasted for 10 years. Had an expensive 'fancy' one that lasted two years..... So I guess it just depends on the hose.
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Old 11-19-2017, 08:57 AM   #10
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Unlike tires, you can keep using these until they fail. Most ones I have seen fail develop pinhole leaks. They usually don't fail catastrophicly, so I wouldn't worry about having it rip open and dump everywhere!

However, if you are worried about it, by all means get a new one. They aren't all that expensive.

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