One of our least favorite chores as RV owners is emptying our gray and black tank. This means we need to have the proper storage of our motorhome’s sewer hose. Alas, we found an easy-to-install RV sewer hose storage carrier that to store our sewer hose aka the stinky slinky!
When we owned our fifth wheels, sewer hose storage was no big deal. Both of our previous RVs (before our Winnebago View) had incredible storage space. We could just toss all the sewage hose and connections in a separate storage bin and store it in our fifth wheel basement.
However, storage space became a premium when we traded in for our Winnebago View. At only 25′, there’s very little exterior basement storage. So, we had to come up with a way to store our RV sewer hose.
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Alas, Dan found the perfect storage solution!
Valterra RV Sewer Hose Storage – Installation and Product Review
He ordered the Valterra RV sewer hose storage tube model number A04-5094BK.
About the Valterra RV Sewer Hose Storage Tube
The Valterra RV Sewer Hose storage tube allows you store and transport your RV’s sewer hose. But also, you can store your fishing poles, flag pole, or even your rolled up campsite mat or outdoor carpet in this cool storage tube. Be sure to measure before ordering.
The storage tube adjusts to the length of your sewer hose or other outdoor equipment. It has a hinged door with twist latch closure on each end. Its’ mounting brackets and screws are included.
Valterra EZ Sewer Hose Storage Features:
- Mounts to the frame under your RV
- Hose tube allows you to carry your sewer hose, fishing poles, telescoping or shorter flag pole, or other equipment in this protected tube.
- The sewer storage tube is designed to keep hoses or other equipment out of your RV’s storage compartment
- Telescoping tube adjusts to the length of your sewer hose or equipment
- Hinged door cap with twist latch closure located on each end
- Comes assembled with mounting brackets and screws
- 1-Year warranty
Valterra Sewer Hose Storage Specs
- Length: 50″ to 94″
- Inner: 4-1/2″
- Outer: 5″
- Mounting bracket dimensions: 6″ long x 1-1/8″ wide
- Mounting hole dimensions (center to center): 5-1/4″
- Distance between mounting holes:
- Extended: 92-1/2″
- Compressed: 48-7/8″
Installation of Our Valterra EZ Sewer Storage Tube
This RV sewer hose storage tube was super easy to install. First, Dan dry-fit it under our Class C Winnebago View motorhome. He made sure the location was not in the way of moving parts or to cause damage to the frame, tires, or any components.
After dry-fitting to the chosen location, he drilled holes into the frame and then mounted the storage tube brackets to the frame. Once that was complete, he mounted the storage tube to the brackets.
For added security of not having the hose carrier door opening, we attached a simple carabiner.
Check out our video on our Valterra EZ Sewer Hose Storage Tube:
Final Review of our Valterra RV Sewer Hose Storage
Our RV sewer hose storage tube is definitely a game changer! It keeps our stinky slinky tucked away out of sight and avoiding cross contamination. We aren’t keen on having our sewage hose stored with other equipment in the basement compartment.
And for those with smaller storage space in the motorhome, fifth wheel or travel trailer basements, this is a great option to store those odd lengthy items.
Now, between uses, our RV sewer hose storage tube stores our stinky slinky discreetly in its own storage compartment. And no one is the wiser!
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