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Old 12-04-2012, 01:28 PM   #1
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walmart dump hose quality

I just had my second dump hose spring a leak. Woman at CW says she's never heard of that. Both hoses were only about two months or so old. I think I got at least one from Walmart. , maybe one from CW. Neither hose was in high sun or heat, not dragged across rocks, put in a briar patch. Point is they were not abused. What's up? Someone said W Mart hoses are not the best quality. Advice please ..

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Old 12-04-2012, 01:31 PM   #2
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I bought the Rhino Flex at Walmart and its going on four years without any issues.



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Old 12-04-2012, 01:41 PM   #3
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I've had trouble with Wally hoses. It might be just my luck but it seems like the white hoses with chrome fittings are leak prone while the ones with brass fittings aren't.

Oops. After reading your post again I see you were referring to drain hoses. Sorry. I also use the Rhino hoses without any major malfunctions.
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Old 12-04-2012, 01:47 PM   #4
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Old 12-04-2012, 02:01 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Clifftall View Post
I bought the Rhino Flex at Walmart and its going on four years without any issues.


Same with us.
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Old 12-04-2012, 02:53 PM   #6
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Ithought is was on here but I am not sure now, that a fellow had a problem with holes in his sewer hose, leaking. Went and bought another and the next day same thing, he got to watching it and he found that crows were out back driving their becks into it!
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Old 12-04-2012, 03:07 PM   #8
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Our local WalMart sells 2 types...the cheap one is really cheap.

So, I got the Rhino with the 2 segments and accessories - very high quality.
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Old 12-04-2012, 05:41 PM   #9
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Better start taking some anti acid tabs, might be some very acidic poop material ruining the slinky. Just some humor here
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Old 12-04-2012, 05:48 PM   #10
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My Rhino Flex is about 4 years old and doing fine....

Now watch it start leaking!

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I use a Camco? from Walmart. 3 years old and no problems. When it goes bad I will go with Rhino Flex, from Walmart.
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Walmart sells Camco sewer hoses (and many other Camco brand RV products), so their quality is the same as most other places selling that brand (which is just about every RV dealer and store). Camco markets several quality levels of hose, including the Rhino. Buy the better quality model (thicker, i.e. more "mils") and tyou won't be sorry. Well worth the extra bucks.
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Old 12-04-2012, 06:22 PM   #13
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That is one item that I don't want to go cheap on.
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:33 PM   #14
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Been running the Rhino Flex for several years in Southwind without a single problem. First thing I did when we purchased our new Allegro was throw away the previous owner's hose and bought another Rhino Flex - It's the only way to go.

BTW - Walmart and Camping World carry the same ones but Walmart is about $8 cheaper the CW with your club membership.

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