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Old 12-19-2015, 06:21 PM   #15
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So all of you with the SS, do you use it when other RV's are behind you at a dump station?
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Old 12-19-2015, 06:37 PM   #16
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I camp with full hookups, or dump at full hookups only when needed. I haven't needed to use a dump station....


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Old 12-19-2015, 06:43 PM   #17
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I've had one for 10 years. It's definitely true that it is slower than slinky. It did operate faster on my 5er probably due to height of tanks and better fall/flow.
It will drain the grey tank without and additional water pressure, but slowly. I've thought about carrying a slinky as a backup but haven't done it yet.
My storage facility's dump station comes equipped with a slinky, so I tend to the black tank there....
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Old 12-20-2015, 07:31 AM   #18
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I carry and use both as the situation merits. 20 ft of SS hose and 30 ft slinky. In 5 years I have only used a public dump a handfull of times. Never had anyone behind me. I have complete hook ups at my home where I can do a comple dump and clean out.
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Old 12-20-2015, 07:46 AM   #19
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In over 1,700 nights of Airstream camping over the past ten years, I have used my backup slinky three or four times for a quick gray water dump at a campground dump site. I do not use the slinky for a black water dump.

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Old 05-15-2016, 01:20 PM   #20
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Well it looks like another dump option I need to consider. Looks like Amazon has them. Is there anything special I need for a 2015 FC 23? Assume this one:http://www.amazon.com/Valterra-SS01-...=ATVPDKIKX0DER
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Old 05-15-2016, 02:02 PM   #21
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I needed a short clear extension tube added to the setup because it was hard to get the sewer solution head onto the bayonet connector between my black and gray dump valves. The gimmick that connects to the water jet and the lever that adjusts it got in the way of my valve handles.

I had clearance issues, and still have wonky knees😞 that made it hard to connect easily.

I think it's about 8-12 inches long. Picked it up surprisingly cheap at a KOA.

You may not need it, try hooking up the SS first to check before you use it in earnest....it works best with the hose exiting at the bottom so the pump will work efficiently and get everything out....

It's my favorite gadget. Makes dumping at a campsite connection real easy. Admittedly I carry an unused stinky slinky in the storage tine just in case....Justin is a buddy of mine😄😄😄

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Well it looks like another dump option I need to consider. Looks like Amazon has them. Is there anything special I need for a 2015 FC 23? Assume this one:http://www.amazon.com/Valterra-SS01-...=ATVPDKIKX0DER
I would recommend getting at least a 10' extension hose as gives you more flexiblity in locating your trailer on a campsite.
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Old 05-15-2016, 02:49 PM   #23
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We started out with the Sewer Solution (SS) but switched back to the standard sewer hose after awhile for the following reasons:



4. Since the SS slows down the dumping process, I was never convinced that we were really clearing out our black tank (even with the black tank flush,) if you know what I mean.

Consequently, after a six month trip with the SS, we now leave it at home in the garage and use a standard dump hose.

I know that there are some folk who are in love with their SS and would give up their first grandchild rather than part with it, so to those folks, my sincerest apologies.

In my experience with my setup the SS does not drain all the solids out of the tank. I know this by watching thru a clear dump hose fitting. After using the SS solids were still coming out while using the black water tank flush hookup that did not exit thru the SS. This way be because on my setup the dump connection is not a straight path into the black water tank, so when the flow on the SS is reversed it doesn't really go far up into the tank to rinse it out. Anyone who wants to buy an almost new SS cheap, let me know.


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I am now to the point of using the SS only when at full hookup site....when dumping at the central dump site - my slinky de stink I prefer for speed and more easy flush out using tank flush....

The SS with full hookups is far easier though for me, less smell, etc
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I only use my SS at home (have a good setup). Takes a long time, but it's thorough if you continue to flush clean water thru the tanks during the process (but I guess my slinky would do the same).

On the road, slinky is the only way to go. I would be forever at a dump station with it...
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Old 05-31-2016, 07:33 PM   #26
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Looks like the Sewer Solution comes with one quick connect/check valve hose fitting. I would like to connect the hose together when done so do I need another one of these quick connects or do they work with Parker brass QCs?
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Looks like the Sewer Solution comes with one quick connect/check valve hose fitting. I would like to connect the hose together when done so do I need another one of these quick connects or do they work with Parker brass QCs?
Not sure I would want to get the quick release part next to the part which screws onto the water supply faucet, which is also used at the campsite for potable water. The quick release is exposed to the waste which can splash back into it. There is a one way check valve behind the quick release to keep the nasty water from flowing back up the hose toward the water supply. Being anal retentive (no pun intended) and not totally trusting the plastic check valve, I also added a brass check valve to the supply line. I also have dedicated hoses for use with the SS and backflush valve on the trailer and not for potable water.
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Some are way over thinking this thing. We have been using the Sewer Solution as designed for ten years and 1,700 nights of camping. It works. Period.

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