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Old 01-30-2019, 12:36 PM   #1
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Sewer Hose Storage

I just bought an FSX 180RT. What brand of hose carrier do you recommend that is good quality? I am looking to mount it under the camper. Thanks
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I have installed 2 of these and am very happy.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old 01-30-2019, 01:33 PM   #3
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Did you put two on one camper and if so... why wasn't one enough? Thanks
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Old 01-30-2019, 01:41 PM   #4
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I have installed 2 of these and am very happy.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Mine came with one of those and it works well for up to 20' of hose. I carry about 35' or 45' of hose in total. The rest gets stored in a storage box that goes in the hatch.

In the same box, I keep my 90-degree campsite connector, 2 clear elbows, and a pair of black tank flush hoses.

I plan on making/installing a couple of vinyl fence post cover storage tubes on the camper for the storage of the rest of the hose + accouterments.
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Old 01-30-2019, 01:42 PM   #5
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Here's a recent (and active) post on the same topic, if it helps:
Sewer Elbows and assorted fittings storage
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Old 01-30-2019, 01:43 PM   #6
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Got it... Thanks again
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Old 01-30-2019, 01:48 PM   #7
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Did you put two on one camper and if so... why wasn't one enough? Thanks
I carry 4 of the 10 foot sections. I like having plenty if I need it.

The span under my camper was perfect for 20' of hose.
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I made a couple plates to mount these
On the pass lippert welded to the frame for power stabilizers. Also installed two. They're just over 6 1/2 ft long and hold 4 fishing rods. The other holds sewer hose
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I made a couple plates to mount these
On the pass lippert welded to the frame for power stabilizers. Also installed two. They're just over 6 1/2 ft long and hold 4 fishing rods. The other holds sewer hose
Loving the fishing rod idea! Plenty of room inside to haul them but always worry about them getting stepped on if laid on the floor next to the golf cart.

Thanks for sharing!
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Loving the fishing rod idea! Plenty of room inside to haul them but always worry about them getting stepped on if laid on the floor next to the golf cart.

Thanks for sharing!
If you are doing this, stop by either Cabela's or Bass Pro and pick up a rod sleeve for each of the poles. They look like an old Chinese finger torture toy. They will protect the ferrules and rod tips from breakage and keep things from rattling around. Like I said, I made a plate to extend the pads on the frame to give me a little more than 6 1/2" (1 piece rods) on the tubes which I think go out to 96"
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Displayed tubes are also available at Camping World and last time I checked were actually a little cheaper then Amazon. I have one of these tubes and mounted in under my trailer bumper tube. Works great. Plan to mount another tube in front of our tires since I now have a new trailer with two drain locations.
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5"x5" Vinyl fence post cover w/ end caps from Home Depot $25.
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I have installed 2 of these and am very happy.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
I bought one of those from CW and worked half a day installing it under my 5er and the Damm Rino hose wont go into it. so much for all that work
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I just bought an FSX 180RT. What brand of hose carrier do you recommend that is good quality? I am looking to mount it under the camper. Thanks
Hey there. We just purchased the 260Rt and we luv it was wondering how you made out with the sewer hose carrier install. We put ours on the front frame behind the propane tanks. Couldnt find a spot under the trailer. Thx Wendy
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I installed the Valterra hose carrier under our TT. I got the longer version and made a couple of brackets from angle iron so I could mount under the I-beam on each side. It's attached to the 2x2 tubing for the elec. stab. jack. It's right under the pass-through at the front where I keep the hose fittings. Super easy & fast to pull the hose out and hook it up. We have another couple of lengths of hose in the bumper for the rare occasion we need more hose. Got it at a CW store since it was the lowest price anywhere at the time.

We have the Valterra Dominator hose which is nice the way it collapses like an accordion to fit in the hose carrier easily. The hose slides into the carrrier way easier than a bumper due to the dia. of the carrier, plus being round.

Oh, I see this was an old thread but there you go anyway.

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I installed the Valterra hose carrier under our TT. I got the longer version and made a couple of brackets from angle iron so I could mount under the I-beam on each side. It's attached to the 2x2 tubing for the elec. stab. jack. It's right under the pass-through at the front where I keep the hose fittings. Super easy & fast to pull the hose out and hook it up. We have another couple of lengths of hose in the bumper for the rare occasion we need more hose. Got it at a CW store since it was the lowest price anywhere at the time.

We have the Valterra Dominator hose which is nice the way it collapses like an accordion to fit in the hose carrier easily. The hose slides into the carrrier way easier than a bumper due to the dia. of the carrier, plus being round.

Oh, I see this was an old thread but there you go anyway.

Thank you for the quick reply and photo. We also bought the Valterra holder. Its awesome. What toy hauler do you have? Dont think that location would work on our 260rt.
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Thank you for the quick reply and photo. We also bought the Valterra holder. Its awesome. What toy hauler do you have? Dont think that location would work on our 260rt.
It's actually a TT but don't think it matters. You could mount the carrier anywhere underneath where it doesn't conflict with anything. The thing about the Valterra carrier is that for some reason they designed it in a way that makes it awkward to use if you want to mount it to the underside of I-beams. If you look at the photo below, the mounting brackets are at the very end of the tube. That means you have to reach under almost a foot to reach the door. Sort of like having to reach under to pull a holding tank valve handle which I find awkward.

What I did was cut away all the bracket material and used Valterra's saddle (as in 2nd photo) and mounted it about 10" or so from the end. I used a utility knife with sharp fresh blade in it to cut away the stock brackets. I also used it to cut away the lip that you can see in the photo. That way, with the typical 72" spacing of a frame's I-beams plus being in 10" out on each side means the longer sewer hose carrier (50-94") works out fine. Only thing I discovered that needed addressing is that when the carrier is extended to it's full length of 94", it sags noticeably in the middle. The carrier material is all ABS so I simply glued the two pieces of tubing together with regular yellow ABS glue. I also used some glue to hold the saddles in place.

It's too bad Valterra doesn't make these so you can do this straight out of the box. Hope this helps.

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It's actually a TT but don't think it matters. You could mount the carrier anywhere underneath where it doesn't conflict with anything. The thing about the Valterra carrier is that for some reason they designed it in a way that makes it awkward to use if you want to mount it to the underside of I-beams. If you look at the photo below, the mounting brackets are at the very end of the tube. That means you have to reach under almost a foot to reach the door. Sort of like having to reach under to pull a holding tank valve handle which I find awkward.

What I did was cut away all the bracket material and used Valterra's saddle (as in 2nd photo) and mounted it about 10" or so from the end. I used a utility knife with sharp fresh blade in it to cut away the stock brackets. I also used it to cut away the lip that you can see in the photo. That way, with the typical 72" spacing of a frame's I-beams plus being in 10" out on each side means the longer sewer hose carrier (50-94") works out fine. Only thing I discovered that needed addressing is that when the carrier is extended to it's full length of 94", it sags noticeably in the middle. The carrier material is all ABS so I simply glued the two pieces of tubing together with regular yellow ABS glue. I also used some glue to hold the saddles in place.

It's too bad Valterra doesn't make these so you can do this straight out of the box. Hope this helps.

Hey any advice is helpful. Thx alot!! Good tips !!!! Happy Camping to you !!!!!!!
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