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Old 02-10-2021, 12:46 AM   #1
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Rhino portable tank

Anyone have this model and do you like it ? Experiences ? Think I will give it a whirl.
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Old 02-10-2021, 10:51 AM   #3
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OK, finer, but I didn’t find any about the Rhino. Did you even read my inquiry/post ? I don’t wanna know how everyone likes ALL the portable tanks. Thanks.
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Old 02-10-2021, 11:03 AM   #4
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OK, finer, but I didn’t find any about the Rhino. Did you even read my inquiry/post ? I don’t wanna know how everyone likes ALL the portable tanks. Thanks.
Yes I did. If you would've clicked on the 2nd and 3rd links I provided you would see that they were specifically about Rhino totes.

I was providing the other links to give you a chance to compare to other brands and people's thoughts about them. Plenty of people in those threads commented about their Rhino totes as well.
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Old 02-10-2021, 04:11 PM   #5
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I have the 28-gallon model. Very nice features, well designed. But it is very, very heavy when full. Took two of us to lift it onto the hitch, but we are old.

Then we had to lift it back off the hitch at the dump station in order for it to be level for dumping. Won't use it again unless friends are with us to help.

Still, we think it's a great product.
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I had a 42 gallon tank, found it useful when needed. The one you are inquiring about looks as good as any. If you plan on using it a lot I would recommend you look into a macerator. I used to put the tank in the truck bed and fill it then dump it right from the bed. It made using it a piece of cake.
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I have the 28-gallon model. Very nice features, well designed. But it is very, very heavy when full. Took two of us to lift it onto the hitch, but we are old.

Then we had to lift it back off the hitch at the dump station in order for it to be level for dumping. Won't use it again unless friends are with us to help.

Still, we think it's a great product.
I would suggest getting the one with 4 wheels. Then you wouldn't have to lift it.

https://www.amazon.com/Camco-Gallon-...a-924311169994
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I would suggest getting the one with 4 wheels. Then you wouldn't have to lift it.

https://www.amazon.com/Camco-Gallon-...a-924311169994
Good idea. I think they make a conversion kit, which I will look into. Thanks.
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Anyone have this model and do you like it ? Experiences ? Think I will give it a whirl.


I have the smaller one, recall it is around 22 gal. I’ve used it multiple times. Works great. It’s quite a time saver when staying several days at a campsite. I also rigged up a macerate, but have never used it.
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I have Rhino 28 gallon. Unlike some others I think it is of very good quality and it has held up well for mu use. Had a Barker in the past but cannot justify its price.
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We have an original barker 16 gallon tote, this is a great size to make our trip last longer without moving.
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I have the 28-gallon model. Very nice features, well designed. But it is very, very heavy when full. Took two of us to lift it onto the hitch, but we are old.

Then we had to lift it back off the hitch at the dump station in order for it to be level for dumping. Won't use it again unless friends are with us to help.

Still, we think it's a great product.
I too am old and I don't lift anything I don't have too.

I put my 28gal Rhino tank in the back of my pickup while empty and then just pump holding tanks into it with macerator pump.

At dump station I just dump using 3" valve and hose on side. No need to tip up tank.

Tank itself is light enough to lift into truck when empty and it usually just hangs on the rear ladder while traveling.
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Old 02-20-2021, 12:57 PM   #13
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Thumbs up Got one

I think I am gonna like this one
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I think I am gonna like this one
Well, let us know once you use it.
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Other than the little clear plastic tethers to the caps breaking off from the little nubs they attach to, I really like mine.
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I haven't used it yet, but I also bought the 28 gallon Rhino, mainly for the side discharge valve so you don't have to lift it up and pour it out, but also because it is slightly larger capacity than my tank, so I don't have to worry about overflowing it! I just got it in December, so haven't had it out yet. I don't have a rear ladder, so will carry it in the back of the truck.
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I bought a 36 gallon rhino with the front wheels connected to the tow bar. MUCH better and no lifting when full. The drain valve is on the side at the bottom.
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I haven't used it yet, but I also bought the 28 gallon Rhino, mainly for the side discharge valve so you don't have to lift it up and pour it out, but also because it is slightly larger capacity than my tank, so I don't have to worry about overflowing it! I just got it in December, so haven't had it out yet. I don't have a rear ladder, so will carry it in the back of the truck.
Me too! The instructions suggest that you mount the hitch "hook" to your hitch before you empty the tank. Maybe that would make it easier (even if it may not empty my gray water tank completely in one shot.) I also got a water bladder and a small transfer pump for longer stays while dry camping.
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Marsbars, I'm not sure what you are saying. You can't empty this thing while it is hitched, the discharge valve is on the middle bottom of the cart. Once I dump RV tank into it, I put the metal tow bar in place, and lift/roll it to truck hitch, which I try to get as close as possible. The tow bar actually gives you better leverage when you go to pick the handle end up. My RV waste tanks are only 30g, I've never had them so full that they overflow the 28g cart. Don't forget to undo the garden hose style cap to relieve pressure when you dump from RV! Same with when you dump at dump station.
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Good idea. I think they make a conversion kit, which I will look into. Thanks.
I have the 37 gallon, the front wheels make a big difference in virtually every respect. However still no level indicator but you can buy an aftermarket version which is fragile but works as advertised. The dump intake with an elbow is nearly a foot above the ground. So getting the hose to flow without pooling in the lower part of the hose and stopping the flow. So it takes some devices to create a steady flow.

The handle makes it very unstable if you stand it up on its wheels because it cannot hang down without pulling it into a horizontal (on the wheels) position. So storage requires some car.
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