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Old 03-20-2013, 05:00 AM   #1
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Whoever designed the cap on the 2013 model is a idiot. Like I want to deal with this cap while kneeling in water at a dump station, I'lll be cutting the end off and putting a male screw plug on this soon.
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Old 03-20-2013, 08:44 AM   #2
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Thats why I like the old system with the boom.
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Old 03-20-2013, 10:10 AM   #3
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The tube storage is useless. I upgraded the hose to a better one and the ends won't fit in the tube, besides not being able to get the cap open and shut. I bought a medium size plastic tub with a cover, it holds two hoses with ends and adapters. Keep everything clean and store it in the basement, no more cussin'.
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:01 AM   #4
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I have a tub to store my hoses in but I wanted the space back for other things. Went to Camp[ing World and bought a bolt on hose storage tube the longest one they had and bolted it to the bottom of my hitch and solved the problem. Also with to Tractor Supply and bought a cargo carrier to slide into the receiver and bolted a 40" storage box on that.Had to lengthen the bar for the receiver RW in thier wisdom put the ladder right in the way so I had to modify to clear it.
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Old 03-23-2013, 01:06 PM   #5
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Is the camping world tube a larger diameter than the Redwood factory tube?

I'm not real fond of storing the hose in the basement, but I also don't want to use slip fit (blue line) hoses just to get them to fit in the tube.
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Old 03-23-2013, 06:20 PM   #6
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The camping World tube will accept any standard sewer hose with the connections. I have some of the Blue Line also because my Open Range sewer storage would not fit standard hoses. I mounted the CW tube under the hitch and painted it black. Looks like factory and it will hold about 20 feet of line.
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Old 03-23-2013, 11:55 PM   #7
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Dave, you're right. The boom is the best. Too bad so many people whined about it (you know who you are) Now look what they have now. Redwood responded. Enjoy...
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Old 03-24-2013, 01:11 AM   #8
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We won't be thanking them, as our coach doesn't havea boom.
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Old 03-24-2013, 01:39 AM   #9
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I don't have a boom either and mine is a 2013. I wasn't even offered a boom.
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Old 03-24-2013, 03:43 AM   #10
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I bought a 7 ft length of black PVC ~4 in in diameter. I then drilled drain holes and capped one end and have removable cap on the other end. I mounted the tube with hose clamps to the metal square tubing under the rear of the 5th wheel. The tube will easily store 15 feet of sewer hose.
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