Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-14-2013, 07:36 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
Oakman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Jefferson County, MO
Posts: 5,229
Made Me do a Double Take

You might want to inspect that sewer hose before you pull the black tank handle.

Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_2300 - Copy.jpg
Views:	140
Size:	52.6 KB
ID:	41066

Not getting enough fresh air with it closed?

Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_2760 - Copy.jpg
Views:	129
Size:	46.1 KB
ID:	41067
__________________

__________________


Bob and Joyce
2013 CC Silverback 29RL
2010 Ford F250 XL Crew Cab 6.4 liter diesel
ATU Local 788
Oakman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2013, 08:20 AM   #2
Site Team
 
wmtire's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Northeast Louisiana
Posts: 16,569
Is it just me, or is the hose also running uphill?
__________________

__________________
2011 Flagstaff 831 RLBSS

Iíve lost my scapegoat.
I have nobody to blame but myself.
wmtire is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2013, 08:20 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Waynesville
Posts: 13,002
Hey,they are camping and having (FUN)? Youroo!!
youroo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2013, 08:27 AM   #4
phat phrog stunt crew
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: bethalto il
Posts: 1,422
hope it wasnt because of this that it broke ..

dwaynerz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2013, 08:44 AM   #5
Site Team
 
KyDan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Louisville, KY
Posts: 7,136
For years we used the little dump hose that came with our new trailer's
basics kit. You remember-- a little cheap-o "10 ft" hose with only one
end connector, 30A to basic outlet power cord adapter, a couple packs
of various brands of holding tank treatment.

We just don't poop in the potty! Wife refuses. So the dumping process
is not as er......"interesting" as it might be for you guys!
No TP in the tanks either. Too many years on houseboats where you can't
put paper down the head so we use wastebasket.

Anyway I was dumping the tanks one day and it was a real stretch for
that little old hose. About half way thru the process it suddenly just
unraveled. It went from a hose to a slinky in about half a second.
Yeah I spilled a little on the apron that day.... at least it wasn't the chunky variety
__________________
Peace!
Dan & Rita D
2017 Nissan Titan 5.6L King cab 4wd
1999 Suzuki Intruder Motorcycle
Blue Ox WD hitch

Camping days 2010-53, 2011-47, 2012-41,
2013-41, 2014-31, 2015-40, 2016-44, 2017-63, 2018-30
KyDan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2013, 09:10 AM   #6
Fulltime family RVer
 
ependydad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 16,685
At the beach this last year, I had *two* blue sewer hoses develop pinholes at the same time. I couldn't believe it. Fortunately I found it while running gray water.
__________________
2012 Ram 3500 DRW/crew cab/long bed/4x4/4.10 gears pulling a 2017 Spartan 1245 by Prime Time
Checkout my site for RVing tips, tricks, and info | My family and I have fulltimed since June 2015
ependydad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2013, 09:22 AM   #7
Member
 
rskrbina's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Missouri
Posts: 79
Great video Dwayne. lol
__________________
Rudy and Jenny
2014 Flagstaff V-Lite 28WRBS
2013 F-150 Eco-boost 3.55
rskrbina is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2013, 09:44 AM   #8
Mod free 5er
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Concord, NC
Posts: 24,339
Quote:
Originally Posted by wmtire View Post
Is it just me, or is the hose also running uphill?
It has been our experience while camping since 1975 in a trailer that we seldom get a site where the slinky doesn't have to run uphill. Has never been a problem as the discharge on the trailer has always be higher than the connection in the ground. We just pull the lever and when it quits flowing, close the valve, lift the hose at the trailer and walk it to the drain. A majority of the parks have the ground connection at least 3"-6" above ground for some reason or other.
__________________
OldCoot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2013, 10:13 AM   #9
phat phrog stunt crew
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: bethalto il
Posts: 1,422
A majority of the parks have the ground connection at least 3"-6" above ground for some reason or other.

designed by civil engineers but vetoed by bean counters maybe? would cost too much to set up properly perhaps.
dwaynerz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2013, 10:21 AM   #10
Senior Member
 
Oakman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Jefferson County, MO
Posts: 5,229
Quote:
Originally Posted by wmtire View Post
Is it just me, or is the hose also running uphill?
Given the condition of the sewer hose it's kind of a moot point.
__________________

__________________


Bob and Joyce
2013 CC Silverback 29RL
2010 Ford F250 XL Crew Cab 6.4 liter diesel
ATU Local 788
Oakman is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:31 AM.