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Old 06-22-2014, 03:55 PM   #1
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Black Tank Flush

New owner her so I may have a goofy question here, but not sure so...there have been a couple of occasions where I was planning to use the black tank flush at the dump site, however there was no water supply that had a hose connection. There was a nozzle to spray out the stinky slinky, but couldn't use the flush. So...is it possible to use water from the fresh water tank, via the outside shower through black tank flush inlet to get the job done? I presume that as long as the pump was working it might get water to the inlet, but sure if I'd have enough water pressure. Thanks for any help you can give.
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Old 06-22-2014, 04:00 PM   #2
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I would think that is very possible. I would just spray the outside shower hose with clorox afterwards.
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Old 06-22-2014, 05:01 PM   #3
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Yes it is possible. You need to make adapter from outside shower hose to black tank connection. As mentioned above, would use clorox afterwards.
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Not sure, but at most dump sites there's a hose they have hooked up and the end is like you said, has a sprayer or the end of it cut off, I just unscrew theirs and screw mine on hook it up and flush'er out, and after, hook theirs back up.
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Old 06-23-2014, 05:05 PM   #5
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I don't believe the 12-V pump has enough oomph to properly operate the flush. JMO, though.
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Old 06-26-2014, 08:23 AM   #6
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Maybe one of these could help: Water Thief Hose Adapter Connector for Unthreaded Faucet RV Home New | eBay
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In lieu of a hose, you can fill the toilet bowl a couple of times and use the weight of that water to flush the black tank.

A lot easier than jury rigging something.

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alparmer, thanks for the link. I'll have to think about getting that. All else fails there's always the campground close to home/storage that has a good setup. At least I can put it away clean.
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Old 06-27-2014, 09:43 AM   #9
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alparmer, thanks for the link. I'll have to think about getting that. All else fails there's always the campground close to home/storage that has a good setup. At least I can put it away clean.
We have a campground just a couple of miles away and use it whenever we have been out and need to dump & flush. We take the opportunity to vacuum, clean and water batteries, etc. before we put in storage.

We still add a few gallon of water and a deodorant pack to the black tank.

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