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Old 03-21-2013, 11:11 AM   #1
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What does everyone use to hold the sewer caps when dumping?
Since I have two outlets one for the axles and one aft I sometimes forget to replace the aft cap and the rubber band thingy ultimately snaps whilst traveling down the road and then the cap is gone.

I know I should remember to reinstall the cap but I phorget.
Alcohol induced I think.


Any help would be great.
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Old 03-21-2013, 11:13 AM   #2
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I put them in my pocket. Between the dampness and uncomfortableness when I sit down- I usually remember. Sometimes we have to stop after we get underway to change the baby, but jokes on me because it's my shorts pocket that stinks!












(No seriously, just kidding. I've actually never used a dump station with my fifth wheel.)
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Old 03-21-2013, 11:20 AM   #3
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What does everyone use to hold the sewer caps when dumping?
Since I have two outlets one for the axles...
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Don't have one for my axles. and after replumbing the rear tank to the front, I only have one to replace, which is easy to remember for someone my age.
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This is just an issue of conditioning yourself to remember these things. Psychoanalysis treatment, shock therapy, induced electrical current when you walk away from the caps, something on those lines. Or get someone else to do the dirty work.
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Old 03-21-2013, 12:35 PM   #5
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This is just an issue of conditioning yourself to remember these things. Psychoanalysis treatment, shock therapy, induced electrical current when you walk away from the caps, something on those lines. Or get someone else to do the dirty work.
Give me something I'm not already trying.
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Old 03-21-2013, 12:37 PM   #6
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Give me something I'm not already trying.
All I can offer is hope, because it doesn't sound like there's much.
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Old 03-21-2013, 12:40 PM   #7
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... one for the axles ...
Still trying to figure out why FR would put a sewer cap on the axles. I have hub caps on my axles.
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Old 03-21-2013, 01:20 PM   #8
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Give me something I'm not already trying.
Do you put your hose back up in the bumper or maybe a container?

Forget the rubber band dongels, while dumping, pull your end-cap(s) and set it/them where you will put up your hose. When you go to put up your hose, that is the time to notice your end cap(s) and put it/them back.

Or, if you like the caps attached, place a tag/label on the one you usually remember to screw back on. write... hey Turbs, do your other end cap NOW.

I just have the one end cap, one place to pull dump levers. It was one of the things I liked about my new trailer design before I ordered it.

Have you thought about buying a bulk box of hundred of those new disposable end caps?
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lol just went and bought two during lunch .
I think I am going to go buy a length of 1/16 inch cable and cable tie them up . at-least if I phorget They'll be there when I get home ! "theoretically"
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Yeah, I was gonna seriously suggest some coated stainless steel fish leader to replace the "rubber bands." If they fasten to a flimsy plastic loop, you may need new fastening points.
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