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Old 07-04-2013, 05:14 PM   #11
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Rugged brown, you wouldn't happen to have a list of parts you bought for the mod?
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Old 07-04-2013, 05:32 PM   #12
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This is my modification to rectify what I perceived to be a design flaw. I know, others have done this as well (Old Coot comes to mind) but I thought I would share my mod with pics. The manufacturers' design provided 2 drain outlets for my 3 waste tanks. One for the grey and black and a separate for galley waste. The galley waste tank was located under one of my slides. Very poor location as it meant I would have to crawl under the slide to connect the sewer hose or at least I would have to disconnect and reconnect to each outlet to drain. Also the galley waste outlet had a side pull release valve that was very difficult to release. As a result, I decided to combine the 2 outlets. I will try it out this weekend.

Before (pic 1 & 2) and after pics (pic 3 & 4)
Looks good nice clean job. It's pretty amazing how you did all that with just a hammer.
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Old 07-04-2013, 07:45 PM   #13
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Looks good nice clean job. It's pretty amazing how you did all that with just a hammer.
The vise grips wasn't in the pic. Those are the only tools used where I'm from. I know guys that replaced a motor and transmission with those 2 tools.

Parts list: 3 feet of 4" ABS
1 4" ABS tee
A couple of 4" ABS couplers
An ABS adapter that fits over the outside of a join (not sure the name)
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Old 07-04-2013, 08:07 PM   #14
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No reason FR couldn't do it. Just no other reason than just plan ignorance in the design shop.
Makes me suspect that no one on FR's payroll EVER tests out their products by hauling them down to the local campground and LIVING in them for a week.
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Old 07-04-2013, 09:40 PM   #15
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The vise grips wasn't in the pic. Those are the only tools used where I'm from. I know guys that replaced a motor and transmission with those 2 tools.

Parts list: 3 feet of 4" ABS
1 4" ABS tee
A couple of 4" ABS couplers
An ABS adapter that fits over the outside of a join (not sure the name)
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Old 07-04-2013, 10:32 PM   #16
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Thanks for the list, going to do this ASAP on my Rockwood.
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Old 07-04-2013, 11:02 PM   #17
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This is my modification to rectify what I perceived to be a design flaw. I know, others have done this as well (Old Coot comes to mind) but I thought I would share my mod with pics. The manufacturers' design provided 2 drain outlets for my 3 waste tanks. One for the grey and black and a separate for galley waste. The galley waste tank was located under one of my slides. Very poor location as it meant I would have to crawl under the slide to connect the sewer hose or at least I would have to disconnect and reconnect to each outlet to drain. Also the galley waste outlet had a side pull release valve that was very difficult to release. As a result, I decided to combine the 2 outlets. I will try it out this weekend.

Before (pic 1 & 2) and after pics (pic 3 & 4)
Very nice and would love to do this.

Do u saw off the end piece with the nipples, attach the new pieces and then putbthe nipple end back on?
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More pics as requested.
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Old 07-18-2013, 07:12 PM   #19
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Did it too on my camper, should make dumping easier.
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Ok this is how I did mine, cost me about $20 in black PVC from Lowe's. It is working very well.

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