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Old 03-19-2020, 12:51 PM   #1
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Flexible air hose in bathroom?

We are renovating a 1979 Excel 31 foot AS. We have an air vent pipe that needs to be replaced, we would also like to use a very flexible hose instead of the hard one that is in there. The hose is 1 1/2". What are some thoughts on this. The reason being, the hard pipe will interfere with our new bathtub placement. If we could use a flexible hose it would make it easier to do. This pipe or hose is for air flow only. Hooked behind the bathroom sink and goes up and out the wall, near the ceiling.
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Old 03-19-2020, 12:58 PM   #2
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I used a flexable plastic pipe for both my front and back vent
So far no issues. it is just air.
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Old 03-19-2020, 02:05 PM   #3
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I used a flexible pipe for my grey tank vent as well. No issues at all. Properly sealed and clamped you should be OK. These are only vent pipes and do not have liquid passing through them. However, what I did was to go straight up with ridged ABS (back pipe) from the highest TEE then connect the flex at that point, then to the top vent pipe also ABS sticking out the top. So two transitions (in my case). Maybe a photo, here you go.

Sorry! It's not sideways in my photo's. I guess you have to tilt your head . Hope it helps

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Old 03-19-2020, 05:13 PM   #4
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I would use flex if I need to.

Some options that come in 1.5":
wet-dry vacuum hose
pool vacuum hose
spa hose
water filler hose (same as the fresh water tank filler)

ps: don't reduce the size of the hose, or the tank will drain slower than it does now.
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Sounds like a workable plan!
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