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Old 06-02-2012, 06:42 PM   #61
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Does anyone use the hose to spray up into the black tank to rinse it out?
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Old 06-02-2012, 06:44 PM   #62
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We do - it sure sounds like it is churning things in the tank when listening to it.
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Old 06-02-2012, 07:02 PM   #63
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LOL I have to laugh!
I am not a total Germaphobe, but more than the average person I can see!
When I was at the DS 2 weeks ago, somehow the water-hose twisted and it rubbed all over the side of my shirt...LOL....yes the main part of the hose where all the 'crappy hands' had touched; as soon as I was done I had to go into the TT and change my shirt.
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Old 06-02-2012, 07:20 PM   #64
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You guys make me chuckle.

When I'm dumping my tanks, I have to put down my burger or my beer to have a hand free... Usually its the burger, because if I accidently kick it, I can blow the dirt off and still eat it. If I kick over my beer, its gone...
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Old 06-02-2012, 07:41 PM   #65
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I have the. Flush black tank flush , it says to leave the black tank valve open ..
When hook up with water hose. How many have this , do you use it?
Does it work good ?
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Old 06-02-2012, 07:48 PM   #66
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We are new and had to dump on one of our outings , read all the reports . Was ready , I thought . I did not have the hose turned solid to the trailer end ( thought. I did )

Pull the black tank , started through the hose , then came off , I quickly shut off the valve.

Installed again with a lil more oomph . No problems

On my hose I have from camping world , they have the connections on the end and will not go into my bumper ?
I have a heavy plastic bag I stow it in

Hose not fitting: I have a hose stowage installed below my bumper. I got a connection that will not fit so I took my Dreml and ground down the little ears on it that was keeping it from going into the tube. No problem after I did this. Something to remember is that urine is a major contributor to corrosion, storing in the bumper might result in problems down the road. Make sure the hose is cleaned out good....
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Old 06-02-2012, 08:13 PM   #67
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I have the. Flush black tank flush , it says to leave the black tank valve open ..
When hook up with water hose. How many have this , do you use it?
Does it work good ?
I use it every time I empty the black tank and while the two grey water tanks are emptying. I run it until the discharge is clear and then close the valve and let it run about 45 sec. to a minute. Unhook the slinky hose and flush it with clear water.
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You guys make me chuckle.

When I'm dumping my tanks, I have to put down my burger or my beer to have a hand free... Usually its the burger, because if I accidently kick it, I can blow the dirt off and still eat it. If I kick over my beer, its gone...
Yeah - well we all have our own priorities in life!
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I have the. Flush black tank flush , it says to leave the black tank valve open ..
When hook up with water hose. How many have this , do you use it?
Does it work good ?
I never leave my black water tank open.
You will not get any of the solid wasre out and actually may harden and you have a major problem.

Keep the valve closed and don't dump until you have it filled. That way when you open the valve it really gets a flush using the water pressure.
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Some of this sounds pretty gross. However, none of you have seen this happen or you have not mentioned it. Here goes.

Having a nice breakfast of ham and eggs I was watching the next door campers getting ready to leave their site. I like to watch others set up and take down their camps as I have learned a few good tricks this way. I digress. This is how he dumped his sewage tank. I will add he was in a BIG motor home, class A. First, he was in flip flops and shorts and a Hawaiian shirt. He opened a side door of his motor home where all the valves and levers and stuff are located. I was impressed, there was even a storage pipe for his drain hose. He had one of the old blue hoses, get the picture? He bends over and touches this valve then this one and jiggles the sewage hookup cap. Then he starts reading a form on the door panel. He keeps one finger on the panel so as not to loose his place, reaches over and pulls the discharge valve, reads panel and then closes the discharge valve. Throughly studies both ends of the sewer hose takes both ends over to the on-site discharge sewer cap. At this point I was entranced. I told the DW to quite what she was doing and come watch. With no TV all night we were dearly deprived of entertainment. He did figure out which end stuck into the sewer and pulled the other end to the motor home at the same time pulling the end out of the sewer. As he was taking the cap off his motor home he had a small flood over his hands and face and splashes on his legs and feet from previously pulling the valve. I was heading out the door to yell at him his sewer hose pulled out of the sewer. Another entertained camper beat me to it who was told to beat it as everything was under control. The DW and myself then settled back for some good entertainment. He connected his hose to the motor home and pulled the valve. It was then he noticed the hose had pulled out of the sewer. Rushing over he grabbed the flowing hose and jerked the hose into the sewer outlet, placed his foot on it to hold it in place and was listening intently. Remember he had an old blue hose? When he yanked on the hose, the connection at the motor home tore right in half. Only the wire in the hose was holding it in place. What did our fellow do? He rushed back to the motor home and attempted to stem the flow with his hands. The tank must have been full cause the flow just never seemed to stop. At last the flow ended, he disconnected the hose, put the cap on and pushed the valve closed. Now this guy is covered from top to bottom, his whole campsite is covered, he is slipping and sliding in all this stuff. The grande finale was yet to come. Seeing the mess he made, inside and outside his coach, he disconnected his fresh water line from the coach and started washing everything out. He stuck the end of his fresh water hose down the remnants of his sewer hose to flush it out. His unfortunate body was last to be rinsed. Then he closed everything up, put the sewer hose away, rolled up his fresh water hose and put it into a forward storage compartment. His DW, who was watching the whole escapade met him at the door with a towel. I was unabashedly staring at them through their windows. I didn't want to miss anything. He towelled himself dry, got behind the wheel and off into the sunrise they went to continue their incredible journey. I was preparing to go to the office and report a big sewage spill when their truck showed up for the clean up. Apparently I was not the only one learning how not to do anything concerning dumping sewage. Needless to say our breakfast ham went back into the fridge and the eggs into the garbage. Lunch was a no go, supper was a forced meal. The next day, it is the best story about camping I have ever seen and love to re-tell. I never get tired of passing this one along.
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