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Old 05-13-2015, 10:06 PM   #11
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Donna,
Does your 5.0TA have the same city water connection as the 5.0 Classic? Which one of the KwikLink connectors did you get? Do you screw it onto the trailer city water input and leave it there...and the door closes? I'm not sure how this works.
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Old 05-13-2015, 10:20 PM   #12
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On Ten Forward, there's no door. The city water connection and simple water fill are all exposed. Like this:
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so, I purchased this: Standard Model - Kwik Link Connector, RVH2O - KwikLink

For those with doors, you may need this: Door Model, RVH2O - KwikLink

Or maybe something here: http://www.rvh2o.com/category/kwiklink.html

CALL and ask them. They're very, very helpful.
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Old 05-13-2015, 10:53 PM   #13
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Thanks Donna!!
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Old 05-14-2015, 07:06 AM   #14
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The weak point, other than the hoses leaking is the connection. I use one of the 90 degree brass elbows to take the strain off the wall connection and with everything in position properly, no leaks. It's when there is some strain and the hose is not properly seated you have leaks. Unless the hose is leaking past the connection, this little gadget works. If the leak is at the source, I carry an extra rubber gasket. For those places where the threads are stripped or non-existent there is this little gizmo, the water bandit.
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We have a water thief (bandit) for when we come across a water connection that has no threads. Never thought of using it for leaks or stripped threads. Good idea.
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Donna,
Does your 5.0TA have the same city water connection as the 5.0 Classic? Which one of the KwikLink connectors did you get? Do you screw it onto the trailer city water input and leave it there...and the door closes? I'm not sure how this works.
We have the door and I tried a number of devices to avoid screwing on the hose. We could never shut the door. With the good hexoganal nut rather than the round brass it is quite easy now with the blue hoses.
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We use the Home Hardware clear flat hose. It is drinking water safe and well made. The super hardware store in Osoyoos is a Home Hardware store. It is self draining and rolls up easily. Doesn't kink like the white ones.
Home Hardware - 3/4" x 35' All Season Clear Garden Hose
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We use the Home Hardware clear flat hose. It is drinking water safe and well made. The super hardware store in Osoyoos is a Home Hardware store. It is self draining and rolls up easily. Doesn't kink like the white ones.
Home Hardware - 3/4" x 35' All Season Clear Garden Hose
We bought one of those as well , but unfortunately it did not last long - less than 2 weeks . It just split open while in Niagara Falls . Bought at Home Hardware Calgary .
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Since a TT is new to us - just how many feet of hose do you carry to cover 90% of the sites ?

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Since a TT is new to us - just how many feet of hose do you carry to cover 90% of the sites ?

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25' works well for us in most cases and we are now at about 22,000 miles of travel in our 15.
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