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Old 07-18-2010, 03:56 PM   #1
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discharge pipes for the tank dumps??

We picked up our Sandpiper 355 QBQ 2 weeks ago. When I was draining the front tanks (Black and Grey), I noticed that the pipe was not sloped very much and was very long. The question I have is, Why is it so long and not sloped very much? Is it like this for when you are hooked up to a dumped while you are parked? I also thought that if (by chance) a tire blew out that it (the tire) may take out the hook up. I was thinking about shortening up that pipe and making the end a 45 degree drop. Has anyone ever made a modification like this. Sorry to ramble on about a subject such as this, but it kind of made me wonder why it was like this.



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Old 07-18-2010, 04:07 PM   #2
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I haven't seen too many with a very noticeable slope. The drains really don't need too much of an angle to drain. I don't see where adding a 45 drop would hurt. You may want to install it at a slight rearward angle.
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