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Cptnvideo

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Unhook the toad and back up. Park the toad in front of the MH.
We've had 41' and a 43' diesel pushers, never thought it was a big deal to unhook the toad.


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Cptnvideo wrote:

Unhook the toad and back up. Park the toad in front of the MH.
We've had 41' and a 43' diesel pushers, never thought it was a big deal to unhook the toad.


It’s not, but when you’re only passing thru on your way to or from somewhere, staying one night and just need a quick rest for the evening and getting back on the road the next morning….in that case I don’t want to have to unhook the toad, there’s no reason to.


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"Unhook the toad and back up. Park the toad in front of the MH." I agree We almost always unhook the toad to go explore the area anyway. Why go to a new area to just sit.
The 2 problems with sewer connections I didn't see mentioned are those down in a concrete funnel that is so deep and steep you can't attach the hose to the 90 degree elbow. That and the ones so hi it looks like a cactus. I had one this summer that was almost higher than the outlet on the RV.
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willald wrote:

Cptnvideo wrote:

Unhook the toad and back up. Park the toad in front of the MH.
We've had 41' and a 43' diesel pushers, never thought it was a big deal to unhook the toad.


It’s not, but when you’re only passing thru on your way to or from somewhere, staying one night and just need a quick rest for the evening and getting back on the road the next morning….in that case I don’t want to have to unhook the toad, there’s no reason to.

You mean no reason other than dumping the tanks?

There is always another option. Since you are pulling out in the morning anyway, just pull to their dump station. Or, drive to the next campground and use THEIR dump station or site sewer connection.


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Bobbo wrote:

willald wrote:

Cptnvideo wrote:

Unhook the toad and back up. Park the toad in front of the MH.
We've had 41' and a 43' diesel pushers, never thought it was a big deal to unhook the toad.


It’s not, but when you’re only passing thru on your way to or from somewhere, staying one night and just need a quick rest for the evening and getting back on the road the next morning….in that case I don’t want to have to unhook the toad, there’s no reason to.

You mean no reason other than dumping the tanks?

There is always another option. Since you are pulling out in the morning anyway, just pull to their dump station. Or, drive to the next campground and use THEIR dump station or site sewer connection.


We were gonna do that (use dump station on way out), but the water hose at dump station didn’t have a connector to allow us to flush out the black tank, so we chose to instead just drive back into the site and line up further back in the site so the shorter hose would reach.

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Yes I could disconnect the toad, but as has been said, when staying for the night it’s the reason I got a pull through! Some of these resorts are just that. One was a high end resort that was 2 years old. If we weren’t in the area for a wedding for a couple days I would’ve been very upset. It’s really not that hard or expensive to put a T underground and another 10 or 20FT section of 3” PVC pipe with an elbow to move the outlet forward to make it useable for everyone!


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Again:

Bobbo wrote:

I don't think it is reasonable to expect every site in every campground to be set up perfectly for every camper. That is why we have extensions.


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I guess I don't understand since we don't ever stay 1 night at a RV Park. We can dry camp for 1 night. So, why do you even need to drag out sewer hoses for 1 night? I assume your black and gray tanks are bigger than 5 gallons.

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Cptnvideo wrote:

I guess I don't understand since we don't ever stay 1 night at a RV Park. We can dry camp for 1 night. So, why do you even need to drag out sewer hoses for 1 night? I assume your black and gray tanks are bigger than 5 gallons.

Right for 1 night it’s not an issue. But for a place we are at for a few days it’s fine. But the night before I leave, I have to dump the tanks, move the coach forward, put the slides back out and relevel, then I can connect the car. We leave early in the morning.
Like I said, it’s a simple thing to do when laying out a campground.

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dodge guy wrote:

Yes I could disconnect the toad, but as has been said, when staying for the night it’s the reason I got a pull through! Some of these resorts are just that. One was a high end resort that was 2 years old. If we weren’t in the area for a wedding for a couple days I would’ve been very upset. It’s really not that hard or expensive to put a T underground and another 10 or 20FT section of 3” PVC pipe with an elbow to move the outlet forward to make it useable for everyone!

Cutting in tee's is a lot more expensive than another 10' of sewer hose


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