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Old 03-23-2006, 11:32 AM   #1
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I am tired of fighting sewer hose hookups, what is the easiest system to use?
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Old 03-23-2006, 11:32 AM   #2
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I am tired of fighting sewer hose hookups, what is the easiest system to use?
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Old 03-23-2006, 11:39 AM   #3
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not sure who makes mine. but its red with a fitting that threads into teh 4" ground pipe and then my 90 degree elbow pops in it and stays hooked up till you yank it out. no bricks or rocks. and i have a slunky thing to keep it off the ground and ramped towards teh sewer hook up. at the rv end we have a clear 40 degree or so hookeup. and a clear one with a hose thingy to blast water back up to flush teh big pipes.
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Old 03-23-2006, 12:06 PM   #4
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I think 'powerboatr' is talking about the Valterra system which I also like. Bayonet fittings on both ends of each hose give a positive fit and the part that fits into the campground connection also is bayonet fitted. Makes a crappy job a little more bearable than the push or twist on hoses.
Also like having a clear fitting on the trailer end to see when the black tank rinse has done its job.
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Old 03-24-2006, 03:49 AM   #5
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yep thats it
the clear one was sort of weird, at first, but our kitchen tank always shows full and I am deaf as a stump (sometimes)and couldnt here it.
the blank tank has an internal rinser so it does a super good job.

i was wrong about the color its an off greyish red.
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Old 03-24-2006, 05:43 AM   #6
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I too was tired of the huge "brown fountain" hoses that took up too much room to store and constantly needing replacing due to leaking and hard to clean and .... and.... on and on. After doing this for 35 years I finally saw something weird on a guys waste hookup. It is called the Sewer Solution. I watched him use it and knew I had to have one. I have now used it for two years and love it. It is a little slower to use, but the benefits are great. It is clean, stores in a very small space. You do not need a slinky with it - - it will pump waste uphill about two feet. You can run over the hose and not hurt it. It comes with an adapter for tight fit in 3" or 4" fittings. I think the best part is how clean and neat the whole thing is - - it cleans itself and can be used in some rigs as a tank clean out. It comes as a ten foot setup with additional lengths of ten feet available that are quickly attached. I keep one ten foot normal sewer hose for using at dump sites. Here is the website.

http://www.sewersolution.com/

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does that sewer solution provide suction, to evacuate teh tank ?
i have seen em but never paid em any mind. I am looking at it toady with a bit more interest. thanks
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Old 03-24-2006, 04:23 PM   #8
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by powerboatr:
does that sewer solution provide suction, to evacuate teh tank ? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
NO. The initial flow into the head of the hose is still gravity. However, it uses water pressure to break up solids and push them down the hose. Since the hose is 1-1/4", solids must be reduced to go down the hose. Since the whole process is being driven by water, that same water flushes and washes the setup. The direction of the water jet can be changed to drive up the pipe into the holding tank on some rigs providing a flush of the bottom of the tank.
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On another thread a member posted that they liked the sewer solution, but only used it when at home to pump over to a septic cleanout. Claimed that the sewer solution did not create enough of a flow rush to wash out paper from the black tank. After the tank sensors started reading full all the time, a lot of effort was required to wand out the black tank after the buildup.

Seems that if you have a black tank flusher then this would not be an issue. No first hand experience with it myself.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by nps:
Claimed that the sewer solution did not create enough of a flow rush to wash out paper from the black tank.
Seems that if you have a black tank flusher then this would not be an issue. No first hand experience with it myself. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
I use my Sewer Solution exclusively when hooked up. As you say, the flush helps, and a good pail of water down the toilet after the tank seems empty always helps, no matter what hose you are using. I have used it for two years and am extremely happy with the results and convenience and cleanliness.
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I use my sewer solution when ever I can. If we have had to use the old dump hoses at a dump station in the recent past, I will use the back flush feature of the sewer solution to flush the tank. In our rig I have had to add a 45 degree clear plastic fitting to the suction side of the sewer solution. In this way I can judge what is being drained. Usually the color changes to near water color and bits of toilet paper are flushed out.
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