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Old 05-18-2014, 06:37 AM   #21
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I once purchased one of those clear plastic flush adapter elbows that goes between the dump hose and the tank outlet. I left it in the package, tossed it in the compartment and never got around to using it. The inlaws took the coach out a couple months later and I got a frantic call as they were trying to dump after a week at the park. They said the new flusher was clogged somehow and was full of black water. Turns out there was a clear piece of packaging material shaped like a disc on the outlet side between the hose and the elbow that sealed up very nicely. He had to let 'er rip to get things moving again. It was fun listening to the laughter of the mother in-law as she watched the dribbles run down her husband's hands.


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Old 05-19-2014, 01:11 PM   #22
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After reading this discussion, I don't feel quite so OCD anymore. I've got one hose (white) for potable water. It goes in it's own box with the pressure regulator. I've got a blue hose (supposedly potable) I use for rinsing anything that needs washed or rinsed. It goes in it's own box also. I've got a green hose for the black tank flush. It's stored in it's own box also. The sewer hose goes in it's own box with the caps on. All the boxes are waterproof. I just thought I was being OCD, but now I feel so much better. Thank you'all.
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Old 05-19-2014, 01:26 PM   #23
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Do you guys that have germ o phobia put an inline water filter at the campground valve?
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Old 05-19-2014, 01:27 PM   #24
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Do you guys that have germ o phobia put an inline water filter at the campground valve?
Yep, or right outside the camper. (Of course after spraying faucet with bleach or alcohol)

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Old 05-19-2014, 01:41 PM   #25
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Thought I was bad! Black elec tape on each end of black tank flush hoses, blue tape on fresh water hoses, red tape on hand wash hose, box of surgical gloves and hand sanitizer in compartment next to black water dump, all stored separately! Sewer hose still in bumper, pending PVC storage under camper, right close to the release.
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Old 05-19-2014, 02:09 PM   #26
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"cant fix stupid" .. love that line ...

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or as Ron White the comedian says 'Dumb can be fixed, Stupid is forever'.
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