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Old 04-12-2016, 09:44 AM   #1
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This is such a newbie question I hate to even ask it...

Why do folks make a storage spot for their sewer hose and not use the rear bumper? I see so many post about "look at what I did" and I guess Im not understanding why its needed.

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Old 04-12-2016, 09:47 AM   #2
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Many sewer hoses have been lost due to the cap coming off the bumper, also yellow Jackets like to nest in the end cap (the hole makes perfect entry). I'm sure folks will have a better answer then mine.
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Old 04-12-2016, 09:50 AM   #3
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Some of the RV's out here don't have the right type of bumper to use for a hose storage. Solera for one has a flat bumper, but the Solera also has very little space available to mount any kind of hose storage.
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Old 04-12-2016, 09:56 AM   #4
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For me, the connectors on the Rhino Flex hose will not fit in my bumper.
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Some components such as clear angles or dump tank adapter will not fit in bumper. We use a sealed plastic tote for all of it. Simple to periodically sanitize with a little bleach and water.
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Old 04-12-2016, 09:57 AM   #6
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My bumper came with a chrome decorative piece and they used very long screws to mount it so you couldn't get a hose in the bumper anyway. I've tried taking the screws out but I can't budge them so I just throw them in a plastic tote box. Also witht the trapped water rust can become a problem.
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Old 04-12-2016, 09:59 AM   #7
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Why do folks make a storage spot for their sewer hose and not use the rear bumper? I see so many post about "look at what I did" and I guess Im not understanding why its needed.

Thanks in advance!

You'll understand why :

#1 when you see RUST coming out both ends of your metal bumper.

#2 The hose sliding on the metal rubs through and your dump hose leaks.



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I'm sure folks will have a better answer then mine.
Never gave thought to the rust and tearing the plastic, I knew folks would have better answers then mine. One more project to take on making a holder for my black hose.
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Because we can't leave crap alone and have to mod something constantly.
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I carry about 7,000' of sewer hose and somewhere near 32' different ends and wyes.
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