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Old 03-05-2016, 04:50 PM   #21
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Or make your own by cutting the female end off a hose with about 16"-18" of hose and put a new end on the remaining hose.
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Old 03-05-2016, 06:42 PM   #22
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Our 2300 is the same way. It needs a hose about 24-30" long, shoved in to about full depth. So I just cut a hose to that length and put it onto the water supply hose to fill the tank. It works fine. I use a shutoff valve before the short hose. That comes in handy too.
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Old 03-06-2016, 02:49 AM   #23
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The reason you have water gushing out of the fill hole is that air has to come out of the tank somewhere. There is a particular product made with a smaller diameter hose you attach to your water hose before inserting into the fresh water fill. This smaller diameter hose allows water to fill your tank while allowing the displaced air to leave. Currently on sale at Camping World for about $4-6.
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Old 03-06-2016, 08:51 AM   #24
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On ours, the hose of the pre-made filler would not have been long enough to get the water over the hump in the fill hose. That's why I made one that is more than 24" long.
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Old 03-06-2016, 10:11 AM   #25
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I use my stepladder to hold the hose up,,, and I run the water very slow,,, once I get it started I go find something to do !!! Air vent & screen must be clean,,, I use a small hose to blow in to the air vent to make sure there is no water in it !!!
If you chose to use the Robot Adaptor be carful,,, years ago we were using one,,, the DW went to remove it,,, and the hose fell into the FR tank,,, Gone for ever !!!
Don't forget to fill WH before you are done !!!
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I bought a 10 foot white drinking hose & cut it about 2 feet long, keeping the female end. Screw it onto your white drinking hose & carefully shove the hose down inside the fresh water inlet, it works great & I do not have to worry about taste because it is all the white drinking hose. I will not be able to answer back because I am going for a hip replacement tomorrow morning so I am not sure when I will be back on my computer. Hope this helps.
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I bought a 10 foot white drinking hose & cut it about 2 feet long, keeping the female end. Screw it onto your white drinking hose & carefully shove the hose down inside the fresh water inlet, it works great & I do not have to worry about taste because it is all the white drinking hose. I will not be able to answer back because I am going for a hip replacement tomorrow morning so I am not sure when I will be back on my computer. Hope this helps.
GOOD LUCK with hip replacement !!!
Hope you have as good luck with that as I did with my knee replacements !!!
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Wolverine, I heard that the knee was 10X worse. Thanks.
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Wolverine, I heard that the knee was 10X worse. Thanks.
Not sure about that,,, hip sounds like NO fun !!!
I think with the knees,,, it's about the rehab !!!
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I hope the knee is doing well. I know running is out, my doctor said no running or jumping. Golf in 2 months.
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Here is what we use, works great, fills the water tank with no backups.

Water Tank Filler with Shut-Off Valve - Camco 40003 - Fresh Water Pumps - Camping World
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Here is what we use, works great, fills the water tank with no backups.

Water Tank Filler with Shut-Off Valve - Camco 40003 - Fresh Water Pumps - Camping World
Ok,now I will give some input! We use this one also,just 1 little Mod to keep it from Blowing/Falling out while filling! I put a 12" piece of Copper tube 1/2" inside the clear hose about 3",never had it come out since! Youroo!!
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Have never had a problem with it coming out.
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Old 03-06-2016, 05:41 PM   #34
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ditto....use the same one..does the trick just fine....best of all...it's cheap! Also cheap from Amazon if you are ordering other stuff, and just as cheap at Walmart.
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You might want to put a piece of nylon screen into the vent tube to keep the mud dobbers and spiders out. Air will pass through OK, but not critters.
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Ditto on a good recovery... hope you heal fast.

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I hope the knee is doing well. I know running is out, my doctor said no running or jumping. Golf in 2 months.
1 is Great,, 1 is ok !!!
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ditto....use the same one..does the trick just fine....best of all...it's cheap! Also cheap from Amazon if you are ordering other stuff, and just as cheap at Walmart.
That is what we used on the end of our inline filter,,,
until the hose fell off and into the FR tank !!!
I think if I were to buy another one,,, I would glue the hose on !!!
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I had a problem getting my FW tank to full if coach leaned toward fill side. Used Robot check but still seemed problematic. I took a two foot section off old FW hose and stuck it in the opening like Robot Check, worked great, don't know why there's a shut off on Robot Check needed a cut off valve. I'm also starting to use the brass quick release connections due to finger joints getting weak and sore, helps greatly.
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Our biggest problem was always water in the air vent,,,
even with the air vent was clear,,, it's a SLOW fill !!!
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