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Old 10-01-2010, 10:54 PM   #1
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Sewer hose dilemma

Is seems like every time I get to the dump station and unscrew the sewer hose tube's cap, the hose is completely in the opposite (passenger side) end of the tube. Then I get to reach my arm all the way into the tube to grab it and pull it out. The inside of that tube is not my favorite place to insert my arm. Is it something about my driving style?? (Maybe I should stop driving counter clockwise on those oval racetracks before the dump station? ) Does anyone else ever have this problem?
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Old 10-01-2010, 11:52 PM   #2
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Re: Sewer hose dilemma

Hi Eric

I drilled a hole top and bottom of the tube and put a zap strap through it so
the hose stays at the business end of the tube.... works great and if I ever
get a better hose I can cut the zap strap and the longer hose will still fit.
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Old 10-02-2010, 12:48 AM   #3
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Re: Sewer hose dilemma

I use the hook thing that is meant for the awning if it gets too far in.
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Old 10-02-2010, 07:54 AM   #4
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Re: Sewer hose dilemma

I tied a nylon string around the slinky and let it stick out a bit before tightening the cap. Works great. No more stinky slinky arm. No need to find a stick or pole, no drilling and I bet you have a string already. I used nylon becasue cotton could rot pretty quickly in that moist enviornment.
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Old 10-02-2010, 08:17 AM   #5
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Re: Sewer hose dilemma

Thank you all - they are all great ideas for me and undoubtedly those others who have the same "stinky slinky" arm -- great term!
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Old 10-03-2010, 12:58 PM   #6
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Re: Sewer hose dilemma

My solution has been to place a long piece of string trimmer line under the clamp for the end piece with a knot behind the clamp and a loop for the grabbing end.
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Old 10-03-2010, 02:41 PM   #7
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Wow, all great ideas. No more stinky arms!
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