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I have an 25 foot 03 Coachmen Cascade and have just purchased some lake property where I will be parking my trailer long term until I finish building a formal cabin. On the lot, I currently have a cistern for fresh water and one for sewer. The problem is that the sewer is at least 50-75 feet from my unit making it impossible to dump when my tanks are full and it is not possible to park the unit closer to the tanks as that is where the cabin is.

I am writing to see if anyone has any suggestions on what I can do as I really don't want to have to dump the holding tanks from the trailer into a bucket then handcart it to the sewage tank. as that is gross!!!! I don't need something that is permanently connected, one that I can only use when needed would be ideal.


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What's the slope from your parking spot to the sewer point? If its downhill, you could conceivably trench in a 3" pipe. Another option would be a macarator. You could keep it temporary with a hose on the ground, or trench it in...50-60' is well within range of them.

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If it is down hill from your trailer to the sewage tank, how about 3" ABS laying on the ground or connecting enough stinky slinkies together to make the distance? I know trip hazards and all that, but you could lay something over the top to protect it. The other option is a mascerator (sp) and garden hose to shoot it from your trailer to the sewage tank. One benefit of this is you could shoot it up hill.

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Macerator. I have one I bought new and never used. So much for doo doo running down hill. This will make doo doo run up hill through a 3/4 inch hose.


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we use a macerator pump when we're visiting friends who have a clean out pipe. it works right well.


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352 wrote:

Macerator. I have one I bought new and never used. So much for doo doo running down hill. This will make doo doo run up hill through a 3/4 inch hose.


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Take a look see at one of the FLOJET 18555-000 Waste Water Pump Kit. This runs off 12VDC and connects to your waste water connection. It will pump your waste water through a water hose connection (Use 3/4-inch size).

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Boonie... I'm really surprised that you didn't think of a macerator immediately. They are spoken about here on rv.net all the time.

There are several different brands, just get the one with the most powerful motor and you should be fine moving that stuff 75 feet through a large garden hose of at least 3/4"....1" is better, but hard to find and more expensive.

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If you have 120v available at your site you can Build Your Own Macerator Pump. Just another option.

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That's funny....I've never heard of a macerator pump before but it sounds like that is what I am looking for!!!

Unfortunately, it is not uphill but it is completely flat until the tank then there is a up hill run to the mouth so simply stringing together a bunch of hose will not work but that was my first thought.

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