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Old 05-05-2021, 08:23 PM   #1
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Clear Elbow for sewer hose

Does anyone leave their clear elbow attached while driving?
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I see no useful value to even have one.
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Old 05-05-2021, 08:49 PM   #3
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Nope.
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Old 05-05-2021, 09:08 PM   #4
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Old 05-05-2021, 09:56 PM   #5
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Old 05-05-2021, 10:02 PM   #6
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Yes, I use a clear elbow when dumping, so I can see when the water is running clear when flushing the black tank. But no, I don't keep it attached when driving.
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The clear elbow won't fit in my sewer hose storage location, so no. And I really only use it when at a full hook-up camp site. At the dump station I just stick the end of my sewer hose into the opening at the dump station. In my personal opinion, if there is anyone waiting behind me at the dump station it's just rude to hold them up while I take the time to hook up a hose to flush my black water tank. I only flush mine at a full hook-up site. Or if I am headed to the dump station and my black water tank is low, I will hook up the flushing connection at my camp site and fill black water tank to 2/3 before departing to the dump station.
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Old 05-06-2021, 11:24 AM   #9
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Yep. Kept a end of line valve and then clear elbow on for convenience for thousands of miles and hundreds of days of towing.
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I see no useful value to even have one.

They are useful when trying determining when your black tank is clean.
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I don't.
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They are useful when trying determining when your black tank is clean.
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Old 05-06-2021, 11:48 AM   #13
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My cap won't stretch that far and I wouldn't travel without a cap or this https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000NCS7GE...ing=UTF8&psc=1 to be sure I'm not leaking blackwater while travelling.

Looks like ependydad covered this. Maybe the link will be helpful.
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I see no useful value to even have one.
I have a clear 45 at the RV, needed the 45 for the change of direction the clear is an added bonus so I'm not wasting time on waiting for that little dribble that sounds like much more than it really is. But you'd have no way of knowing that.
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Old 05-06-2021, 12:32 PM   #15
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Yeah, I don’t see where driving has much effect. Maybe we misunderstood?
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Yeah, I don’t see where driving has much effect. Maybe we misunderstood?

I think they were asking if anyone leaves it attached to their dump port.
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I think they were asking if anyone leaves it attached to their dump port.
Yes that's what I thought they asked. And yes I do
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Old 05-06-2021, 02:31 PM   #18
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I do since it wont fit in the hose holder.
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I like the clear 45°. Helps to see if I've rinsed the tank well enough. I don't leave it on, may have to change the position anyways. Maybe just me but I think a 90° creates more bends than needed.
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Old 05-06-2021, 07:30 PM   #20
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M 90 and 45 stay on the hose and go nto the storage tube for the drive.
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