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Old 10-17-2014, 03:45 PM   #61
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No, the water pump is only needed when using the fresh water from the storage tank.
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Old 10-17-2014, 04:12 PM   #62
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Another quick question...when hooked up to full hookup, or city water, do I need to use the water pump?

No, it only draws water from the storage tank. If city pressure is insufficient, you will need to fill the storage tank prior to using the pump.
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Old 10-18-2014, 02:27 PM   #63
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Glad things are going well with your HW296. I took mine out Columbus Day and had a good time. Nothing major wrong that I could see so that was good. Still need to figure out a few storage issues and the whole black tank cleaning thing. I limited the use of the toilet to #1 as I knew it was our last trip and did not want to store it all winter long with any problems. I will figure it out over the summer season when we use it more.

I see others have answered your city water question.

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Old 10-18-2014, 02:54 PM   #64
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Vin I used a new product in my black tank it is unique natural rv product. I think n feel it works great. My last trip for the season I made sure was a full hook and used a swivel stick wand.
Dumped. Riased. Shut valve filled tank n dumped twice. Had a freind watch the clear fitting to make sure the water ran clear on thr last dump. Last fill the water dumped clear the whole 12 gals. I looked in tank and dont smell or see anything. Next seanson im full hook every other trip. Not dumping unless I have to. The grey I can dump at my house.
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Old 10-18-2014, 02:58 PM   #65
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Old 10-18-2014, 03:43 PM   #66
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Thanks Vin and thanks all for the comments! Yeah, I try to limit the use to #1 as well and have been successful thus far. I'll definitely look for the tank product, Kinma! Thanks for the tip!

This is my second time out and I have one more before the year is up. My first full hookup. So far so good this weekend.

I have a race weekend next weekend that will be a dry camp.

Thanks again everyone for all of the tips on my new camper. Still loving it!
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Old 10-19-2014, 05:42 PM   #67
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I need one of these swivel sticks.
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Old 10-19-2014, 07:00 PM   #68
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Vin yes I used a wand that just has holes at the end in my brothers TT but the swivel stick seems to work better. You can hear the power of the stick spinning the water and the shallow tank helps you can hit the bottom and jyst move the wand up n down so it washes the walls. Get a johnny chock to hold the toilet flapper open too. Btw had to mod the johnny chock a little so the swivel stick will fit. Just had to shave the top edge a liitle didnt hurt anything.
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I made a tube holder for the stick cause its made out of fragile pvc. Ill post pic n part numbers this week.
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Old 10-20-2014, 03:50 PM   #70
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No - the water pressure from the city water hookup will provide all (or more!) than you need - best you get a water pressure regulator to connect to the spigot so the water pressure is not too high (and do damage to your plumbing)
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