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Old 07-08-2013, 07:06 PM   #15
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I buy the cheap brown hose about every 6 or 7 years, snug it up on a Camco connector, and have no problems.

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Old 07-09-2013, 03:14 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by wplate View Post
The four connectors were firmly on the four lugs. The sewer hose came out of the connector that mates with the waste hose, the connector remained attached to the RV.

It seems like the Rhino hose screws into the connector with the 4 slots that attaches to the waste hose. It has indicators to turn one way to lock and another to unlock.

I must have turned the end just enough to unlock the connector from the hose or something. Bummer was I could not get the hose back into the end and get it to "Lock".

I'll take an extra careful look at the new hose and the connection before I pull the valve again.
Hello wplate,

I had the same problem with my Rhino hose the other day. The hose stayed connected to the RV at the 4 connectors but separated apart at the swivel ring just below the connectors.

I too began to have the black water leak all over the ground before I could close the valve. Needless to say, I almost threw up before I could get it closed.

What I believed happen to me was, I had stretched the hose as far as it could go to get to the sewer connection. I did not want to move the RV for I had previously had everything set up and thought I would be OK with the hose connection since it seem to make the length needed. When I pulled the black water valve, the rush and force of the water, etc. emptying into the hose caused it to separate at the swivel connection just below the 4 connectors.

I learned my lesson the dirty, smelly way!!!
I went and purchased an extension hose incase I found myself in this situation again.

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Old 07-10-2013, 09:51 AM   #17
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On a similar note, I had someone pull my black handle at a campsite one time. Needless to say, if you have exposed sewer handles, check to make sure they are closed before removing the cap to connect the dump hose.
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Old 07-13-2013, 05:20 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by dons2346 View Post
This is the reason I always give a short blast with the grey water tank before opening the black tank. If anything is going to come loose better to find it with grey water.
This is a very good practice that I also use. I highly recommend it.
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This is a very good practice that I also use. I highly recommend it.
never had thought about this. great idea, could save a lot of issues.
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Old 07-13-2013, 05:32 PM   #20
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I can sympathize with OP. I had the same thing happen to me first time out this year with same hose. Brand new ready to use I thought. NOT! Lucky for me I was only dumping grey due to dewinterizing. I noticed later a small notice on hose saying make sure fittings are tight. Do every time now!
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Old 07-13-2013, 05:47 PM   #21
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Steve Ownby and Gray Ghost have the correct solution. Learn how the end pieces are connected to the hose and double-check when new and every time you re-connect to flush.

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