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Old 03-21-2011, 08:14 PM   #1
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How much sewer hose???

I need to purchase some new sewer hose and I was looking at the Rhinoflex brand...(I would love the Polychute but a little pricey, as a 16 foot system is $150.00...). My question is, that the basic Rhinoflex package consists of a 15 footer section with all of the necessary connectors. To go any longer I would have to purchase an additional 5 foot section or another 15 foot package. Do you think that I will need just the 15, 20 (15 plus 5), or 30 (2 15's)? Previously I had a cheaper type of hose with less than secure connectors and had many different sizes, yet they were never that securely connected and since I must replace hoses now, I might as well go with a better brand.

Thanks in advance for your opinions.

(snowing yet again...)
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I have the Rinoflex 15ft and it works well for most situations. I would carry an extra 5 ft but it would take up too much room.
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We have the 15 + 5. If, together, those aren't enough, we move the coach until it is.

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Carry 30' and you will not cry because you came up short.
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I carry 30'. one that I use primarily is 20' and the 10' is connected to 20' when needed. I have needed both a couple of times each year.
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We have the 15 + 5. If, together, those aren't enough, we move the coach until it is.

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I carried a 20' main and a 20' new backup for an extension or replacement.

I don't like a sewer hose stretched as tight as a banjo string.
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Except to add to another 10 foot length, cannot fathom why a 10 footer is even made. The drains on my 5er are way up front as, it appears, most other 5ers. The dumps - well they always seem to be in the back of any CG site.

The Rhinoflex is fine, but 15' is always just about 1 foot shorter then I usually need, even with the Slunky support. Lots of choices at CW, whether you purchase it there or elsewhere: Flexible Sewer Hoses, Sewer Hose Kits, RhinoFLEX, Ramble, Clean Dump, Camco, Blueline, Valterra - Camping World

As far as price, a sewer hose to me is a "consumable", not a status symbol so I tend to buy something better then the cheapie blue ones, but for sure not a heckuva lot more - even Wally World's "best" is usually good enough.
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I bought the camco revolution kit with twin 10 footers to replace my old twenty foot section. Most of the time I need just the 10 footer. Caps to close it are handy for the spare 10 foot section as I can compress it and put the end caps on and it stays in a neat small compressed package.
I also carry another 10 footer for those extremely long runs.
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and to think we got by with just about 10 feet with our last rv.

fansill, the first thing we are going to get when we get into another coach is the Waste Master hose as I understand things from this site
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there is a 2:1 or so ratio, so 8' of hose is about 16' when stretched this combined with the manner in which it gets attached and that nozzel with the shut off, to us, make it a no brainer. And having it always attached like these people has to be very, very convienent. It sounds as though dumping is a three minute ordeal, I like that very much.
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I use a Sewer Solution, so there is no stretch to the hose at all. I have three 10' sections of hose. I rarely use the third piece, but I'm glad I have it on those rare occasions when I need it. Sometimes I can't move the coach closer because the site is too far out of level, the slide will hit the utility pedestal, of our satellite dish can't see through the trees if I move.
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This is a tough question, since it's a trade-off between money and convenience. My coach came with a Sanicon, and, while I hate it because it's so SLOWWWW, it let's me carry a single 15 foot stinky slinky for routine dump work and when I need more length, I can switch to the Sanicon - which has two sections of hose about 15' each, and it will even pump uphill! But that's an expensive solution if all you really want is to replace your sewer hose.

That said, I can only recall one case in the past three years where twenty feet didn't handle the chore, so I'd vote 15+5.
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I have a 2X10' set from my TT and the present MH came with another 2X10' set. So I now have 40' of sewer hose. My thought is allways better to have and not need than to need and have to make a quick trip to Walmart.
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