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Old 03-15-2014, 11:40 PM   #191
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I believe that is the same way as from the factory which was to loop through the cable through the chains. Will not activate unless the chains break.
When Reace showed me how to hook up the break away cable, he did NOT loop it through the chains. The chains and the break-away cable were entirely separate.
He made a granny knot in the cable to make it shorter so it would not hang down to far.
He then ran it through the clip for the pin for the ball mount and placed the loop end over the pin. Then he placed the clip on the ball mount pin. ( Better described with video ).
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Old 03-16-2014, 06:56 AM   #192
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Old 04-02-2014, 02:19 PM   #193
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Just went out and opened the new style sewer holder, there was a hose inside. Anyway I removed the factory slinky and went to the garage and retrieved my Rhinoflex hose assembly and attachments, guess what, they now fit inside the newer style sewer hose. Kudos to ETI for upgrading to the larger pipe where you no longer have to trim away those nubs on the sewer connections. Room for an extra hose also. I'm a happy camper.
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Old 04-02-2014, 04:33 PM   #194
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Just went out and opened the new style sewer holder, there was a hose inside. Anyway I removed the factory slinky and went to the garage and retrieved my Rhinoflex hose assembly and attachments, guess what, they now fit inside the newer style sewer hose. Kudos to ETI for upgrading to the larger pipe where you no longer have to trim away those nubs on the sewer connections. Room for an extra hose also. I'm a happy camper.
Yep, showed a picture of the new holder on "slinky" thread. Holds all of the Rhino except the adapter. You do have to shorten the 15 foot tube, however.

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Old 04-02-2014, 04:36 PM   #195
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Thanks, Jim. I had been wondering about that. When the factory slinky died, I replaced it with one of the blueline hoses. Several folks warned me that I might have problems, but in fact it has worked well. Fits easily in the sewer holder and hasn't spilled anything yet!
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Old 04-02-2014, 06:16 PM   #196
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Yep, showed a picture of the new holder on "slinky" thread. Holds all of the Rhino except the adapter. You do have to shorten the 15 foot tube, however.

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Maybe on the smaller 15 it is shorter, but I put the entire Rhino hose length and there is room for another. I'll measure it tomorrow and post.
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Old 04-02-2014, 08:00 PM   #197
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Maybe on the smaller 15 it is shorter, but I put the entire Rhino hose length and there is room for another. I'll measure it tomorrow and post.
That's great! Maybe they also started using a longer one. A longer one could have gone on the 15. I know I had to cut my 15 Rhino down to 12. I'll measure mine also.
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Maybe it's because Jim's trailer is 8" wider and the stinky slinky tube is longer?
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Maybe it's because Jim's trailer is 8" wider and the stinky slinky tube is longer?
I think you are correct Donna regarding the width. Although our 19' has a large diameter factory installed tube for storing the black water hose, I was unable to fit both the factory hose and my new Rhinoflex hose in at the same time as the storage tube was just a tad short.
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. Being a newbie I thought it was right smart of ETI when I slipped my 15' rhino into the holder on the 21 including all elbows and adapters
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