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Old 02-09-2013, 09:46 AM   #1
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Slinky or Sanicon?

Having owned TTs I am very comfortable with using the 3" slinkys. When my 2006 Scepter arrived I found it had the Sanicon option but the 3" inlet hose and 1.5" outlet hose were missing. After checking every bay and not locating them I called the dealer and they sent me the parts.

As I look at the motor's inlet there is an adapter collar that changes the 1.5" inlet to the 3" inlet "slinky" hose (See pix). Wouldn't that mean there might always be some "stuff" in the hose after dumping (hopefully just grey water)? Since it is before the motor it could be more.

So, If I connect the sanicon I should be prepared to use it from here on out. If I wanted to (or had to) switch back to the slinky; disconnecting the 3" hose from the tanks' valves could result in a minor Robin Williams/RV moment.

Stay with the slinky or connect the sanicon?
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Old 02-09-2013, 01:26 PM   #2
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One big advantage of the Sanicon is that you can pump out the discharge uphill. I have never had a problem with the Sanicon in our coach but we always use plenty of water especially in the black tank. There are some who will say the "slinky" is faster at the dump station. It does get rid of the contents faster but by the time you get it out, use it, clean it out and store it again, you will find little difference in the actual time at the dump. I really like the Sanicon but as with most things that have moving parts, there will be times you have to replace something. You will always have the "slinky" as a backup should you need it. I think if I were you, I would hook it up and see how you like it. If you don't, you can easily connect the slinky.

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Old 02-09-2013, 02:27 PM   #3
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I use both! The slinky when I am in camp for a longer periods - I believe that the vortex created as the 3" line dumps helps remove waste from the tank. But, if I am traveling, I use the Sanicon as I don't have the hassle of coiling it and stowing it.

The 3" line from the sanicon to the discharge outlet of the black/grey tank can be plugged with a twist-on cap. When not in use.

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Never would consider any option than the Sanicon! Clean, clean did I say clean?

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We have a Sanicon and it is seldom used. The 3" stinky slinky is used most of the time due to the ease and simplicity plus speed. The Sanicon is hooked up and used if we have to pump a distance or up a bit of a hill.

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Sewer Solution Model V

I have never used the stinky slinky since acquiring my coach, and this production I have is called the Sewer Solution Model V, and I have to tell you, it is the cleanest operation I have ever found. Ive had TT and other units and used the Slinky and well Id just as soon never use another. Thats my two cents worth.
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I have the "Clean Dump" product. Essentially the same as the Sanicon. Uses the same
macerator , but a larger 1" discharge hose . Both are good products . That having been said , i do use the stinky slinky when parked for extended periods and the pumper all other times . takes about 2 minuites to change over ..

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