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Old 11-13-2017, 03:20 PM   #1
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Sewer Hose and Water Hose

What length do you all recommend for both sewer and water? I just picked up a used RV and it came with both, but I found on the last trip, the hookups were a bit further. Just wondering what length most of you use for each.

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What length do you all recommend for both sewer and water? I just picked up a used RV and it came with both, but I found on the last trip, the hookups were a bit further. Just wondering what length most of you use for each.

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I carry Two 25' potable water hoses, One 25' garden hose and Three 15' sewer hoses.

Most times just need one of each but have had to use both 25' potable and all three 15' sewer hoses
And if it wasn't for my dual power receptacles I would have needed a 25' extension power cord
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I carry two 25 ft water hoses, three 15 ft sewer hoses and enough 50 Amp cable for 50 ft, plus 30 ft 30 Amp power cord and various adapters. A few sites with only 120V 20A power have had power posts 60 ft or more away. If I anticipate this I'll thrown in a 50 ft 10Ga, extension as well.
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I carry a 25 & 15 foot sewer hose and 3-25 foot water hose. Have used all of it. This summer at Great Basin National Park camping with no hook ups I could have used another 25 feet to refill my water tank. Had to use a five gallon jug to refill.
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Depends on where your hookups are as to length required. I have 40 ft of sewer hose and about the same for water. Just this past week needed every foot of the sewer, but only about 10 ft for water.
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I carry (3) 15' sewer hoses, (1) 25' and (1) 50' water hose, and an extra 25' of 30A power cord.

As others have mentioned, all have been needed at one time or another.
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We use the Camco Rhino hose we got at Wal Mart. The 20' hose collapses down to about 3', which is great for storage. I was a little apprehensive about the durability of the collapsible hose, but with almost two years use we have had no problems.
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Depends on where you stay - I have 2x25' water hoses and have never needed more than one. I have one 15' (I think) Camco Rhino sewer hose and sometimes have to wrap it around the sewer port to make reasonable bends. No extension cord, just what came with the coach, maybe 20' or so.

There was one place we stayed where the connections were way down at one end of the site - I just had to back down to the end. Appears some of the other posters here camp in some odd places. Maybe it's a bigger problem with boondocky sorts of places? Those places aren't likely to have sewer at all, so no amount of hose will help you.
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I have 25' of potable water hose on my power real and carry 25' more. For the slinky I have a 3', a 15' and another 20' plus the macerator with a 25' hose and 25' extension.
Power cord I have 30' of 50 amp on the power reel, an add'l 30' of 50 amp, a 30' 30 amp and a 100' and 50' 20 amp cords.
Not much I can't reach.
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I also carry 2 15" sewer hoses but I've never used both because we mostly stay at electric only sites.

2 25' water hoses and one 50' garden hose.

We also carry an extra 25' shore cord. We've used that several times because some older state campgrounds really do have wacky set ups.

We also use the extra cord instead of pulling out the self storing shore cord. In cold weather it's easier to just hookup the extension cord without trying to feed the permanent one in and out of that little hole.
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I have a 15 foot sewer hose plus a 5 foot extension. I carry three 10 foot water hoses that can be used individually or attached.
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