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Posted: 07/02/19 08:00pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

fj12ryder wrote:

But doesn't that just transfer the drips/leaks to where the Banjo fitting is attached to the hose?

Sure it does.
But the Banjo pair takes the stress of repeated connect/disconnect cycles, with less strain on the trailer fitting or the hose.
So perhaps the hose, and more importantly the trailer fitting, will last longer.


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Quality hose, while the current white hose is still sealing fine, when it starts getting leaky it will be replaced with a ZeroG hose.


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I use a 90 degree connector to eliminate stress on the hose and fittings. Just sayin'...

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laknox wrote:

I use a 90 degree connector to eliminate stress on the hose and fittings. Just sayin'...

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I got one of those too, and it seems to work like it should although the first one I bought leaked. The second one is leak free. And it would definitely ease the strain if the hose is hanging straight down instead of sticking out and down.


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rhagfo wrote:

Quality hose, while the current white hose is still sealing fine, when it starts getting leaky it will be replaced with a ZeroG hose.


I looked at the Zero G but then I saw that they are "Not recommended to be under constant pressure"

What does that mean? Do I have to turn off the hose at the campground valve when not using water?


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belairbrian wrote:

rhagfo wrote:

Quality hose, while the current white hose is still sealing fine, when it starts getting leaky it will be replaced with a ZeroG hose.


I looked at the Zero G but then I saw that they are "Not recommended to be under constant pressure"

What does that mean? Do I have to turn off the hose at the campground valve when not using water?
Yeah, it sounds pretty obvious that you can't leave it under pressure all the time. Seems to be self-explanatory to me, but maybe I'm missing something.

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There are two spot for common leaks. The first is the threaded connection to another threaded connection. The second is where the hose itself meets up with the metal/plastic end connector. The solution is based on which point has the leak.


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I used a zero-g hose for one season. Water started tasting like the hose at the start of the second season. I have since replaced the zero-g with Flexzilla hose and have had much better results. Biggest is that the hose is 5/8", not 1/2" like the zero-G so water volume is improved again(noticeable when showering), and second, there has been zero hose taste now since I started in April with these.

Since my waterbay is inside the basement of my 5th wheel, I bought:

These stay connected to the city water connection all the time:
90 degree hose adapter
3' Flexzilla lead in hose
Hose Quick connect

then just connect the 25' hose when arriving.
25' Flexzilla hose
50' Flexzilla hose


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i discovered the zero g hose about a year ago and love it. easy to roll up and store.

i do not leave it under pressure. when we get to a campground i use it to fill my water tank and use it while we camp.

number one reason it always gives better pressure and if i develope a leak somewhere the pump kicks on and i know something is wrong.

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