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Old 03-05-2013, 12:06 PM   #11
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I just run a hose in through the rear driver side window and through the door to the bath on my 17. On a 15 that would be an even shorter distance, I would think. I don't flush every time I empty. I've only done it a few times in more than four years, so it's not that inconvenient.
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Old 03-05-2013, 12:50 PM   #12
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Takes a little more hose, but coming through the front door works fine for me. If I was to cut a hole for this purpose I think I'd go ahead and put in a complete opening window, though.
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Old 03-05-2013, 01:12 PM   #13
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Ok! I guess I won't try to re-invent it and I'll just open the door instead of the fiberglass. Reace basically told me the same thing, at least he was polite enough not to use the word "Lazy" in his advice!.
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Old 03-05-2013, 01:23 PM   #14
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One reason you won't be flushing that often is a lot of the dumps have a short hose, with the end chopped off, attached to the faucet. You can't add an extension hose and then there are the six campers lined up behind you to use the facility.
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Old 03-05-2013, 01:28 PM   #15
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I know youve been to Merritt ! How about a bayonet type connection, there must be one. Quickie question - is a Senior member by age or length of membership?
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Old 03-05-2013, 01:58 PM   #16
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Problem is there is nothing to connect hoses at most of these dumps - just a raw end of hose. It's probably to keep people from stealing the hose, or from using it to flush??. At the gov't dumps you have to have somebody hold the lever open too.
I only flush, on a site, at a full-service campground where I can do it at my leisure.

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Old 03-05-2013, 02:00 PM   #17
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I guess I'll go have my morning now!
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That should have read Nap. Getting there!
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Carrying one of those "water thief" connectors is helpful for situations where the hose bibb just has a tapered spout instead instead of a threaded connection, or where a hose end has been cut off. That way you can add an extension hose. I've found you can't put as much pressure through the connection, but at least it's water flow.
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What a fascinating crowd this is... Several years ago somebody got a telescope installed in the roof of his 5.0, and now another member wants to install a periscope...
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