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Old 02-01-2012, 05:52 PM   #603
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{Quote} Camping world has a flexible hose that stays put, like it has wire in it or something. I wonder if anyone has tried that, or thinks they are a good idea? I kind of like the idea, but can't really decide if it is that much of a benefit or not.



I just recently bought a "Rhino Hose System" and I am very pleased with it. I even bought a 10' extention, beacuse on occasion, I have a long dump to make, at my son's house. In fact, the first day I used it, he stepped on it and flattened a section. I just squeezed it back to it's original shape and it is still doing fine, with no leaks.

This week, I bought an automatic battery watering system, for my 4 house batteries, because it's such a PITA to get the caps off and check the acid level. Wow, they are not cheap! You have to buy 2 systems, for 4 batteries, (@ $69 ea.) plus the pump mechanism (another $20). But I am looking forward to installing them and the ease of keeping my batteries in good shape.
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{Quote} Camping world has a flexible hose that stays put, like it has wire in it or something. I wonder if anyone has tried that, or thinks they are a good idea? I kind of like the idea, but can't really decide if it is that much of a benefit or not.



I just recently bought a "Rhino Hose System" and I am very pleased with it. I even bought a 10' extention, beacuse on occasion, I have a long dump to make, at my son's house. In fact, the first day I used it, he stepped on it and flattened a section. I just squeezed it back to it's original shape and it is still doing fine, with no leaks.

This week, I bought an automatic battery watering system, for my 4 house batteries, because it's such a PITA to get the caps off and check the acid level. Wow, they are not cheap! You have to buy 2 systems, for 4 batteries, (@ $69 ea.) plus the pump mechanism (another $20). But I am looking forward to installing them and the ease of keeping my batteries in good shape.
I think you have sold me! I really liked the idea of it, and hearing from an actual user who likes it I think I will go with it. I think I will also buy the 10 foot extension as on occasion the way a site is set up, we need a little extra length. Question - is it difficult to add the extension? I can't tell from the pics if the adapters that are already on it might be difficult to take off and add an extender.

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{Quote} Camping world has a flexible hose that stays put, like it has wire in it or something. I wonder if anyone has tried that, or thinks they are a good idea? I kind of like the idea, but can't really decide if it is that much of a benefit or not.



I just recently bought a "Rhino Hose System" and I am very pleased with it. I even bought a 10' extention, beacuse on occasion, I have a long dump to make, at my son's house. In fact, the first day I used it, he stepped on it and flattened a section. I just squeezed it back to it's original shape and it is still doing fine, with no leaks.

This week, I bought an automatic battery watering system, for my 4 house batteries, because it's such a PITA to get the caps off and check the acid level. Wow, they are not cheap! You have to buy 2 systems, for 4 batteries, (@ $69 ea.) plus the pump mechanism (another $20). But I am looking forward to installing them and the ease of keeping my batteries in good shape.
I have the same hose & like it a lot. Good buy.
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We purchased this Polychute sewer system almost a year ago. We have been VERY pleased. Spendy, but we feel it is worth it.
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We purchased this Polychute sewer system almost a year ago. We have been VERY pleased. Spendy, but we feel it is worth it.
I like the fact that this one has caps on each end to prevent sewage water from leaking out.

I am not sure if the RhinoFlex had that or not. Rhino's a lot cheaper though.
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I like the fact that this one has caps on each end to prevent sewage water from leaking out.

I am not sure if the RhinoFlex had that or not. Rhino's a lot cheaper though.
Rhino Flex comes with caps on both ends and stores in 1/3 of the space the Polychute does.
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Rhino Flex comes with caps on both ends and stores in 1/3 of the space the Polychute does.
Thanks for that info! I wasn't sure if it had the caps or not. For me, that is huge because that is the one thing I hate the most about conventional hoses, not having the caps on each end. I store mine in a rubbermaid containter that looks exactly like the one in the Polychute vid, but with no caps, leakage occurs and I hate that.

I am sure the Polychute is really great, but for the price of the RhinoFlex, I think that will have to be the route i take.
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Replaced the small flexsteel love seat with a nice cloth double recliner love seat. Much more cozy and has foot rests.

Added a performance chip to the 400 ISL. Nice easy mod and made a big difference.
Which chip did you use ...... Ford or Chevy?
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Really nice chairs ... Where did you get them? Are they wall aways? We have thought about the same idea we don't use our couch, not that comfortable .
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[QUOTE=JadedDancer;1072294] I store mine in a rubbermaid containter that looks exactly like the one in the Polychute vid, but with no caps, leakage occurs and I hate that. QUOTE]

I don't have room for the Rubbermaid containers, so I store my hoses in plastic trash bags with handles. I replace the bags frequently. I think I would like a system with caps, but if that would involve taking the attachment ends off every time then I wouldn't want to do that.
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The caps go on the connectors on the Rhino.
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