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Magnetic Sewer Hose Carrier

Welcome to the first entry in September’s Medium Mod-Ster Contest.  One Medium Mod will be published in every Email Alert in September.  At the end of the month we’ll hold a reader vote to determine September’s winner.  For information about the Mod-Ster Contest, including how to enter, click here.

Terry Fleming, Scottsdale, Arizona
Magnetic Sewer Hose Carrier
1999 Ford F250
2019 Adventurer 80RB

We purchased a 2019 Adventurer 80RB last year. The factory sewer hose storage will not accommodate 10-foot sewer hose or a 90-degree elbow.

Magnetic Sewer Hose Carrier Attached To Truck

My solution was an external sewer hose carrier that can be magnetically attached to the bed of the truck and easily removed when it’s not needed.

I took a Valterra A04-5094BK EZ Hose Adjustable Hose Carrier ($45 on Amazon) and added a Lightronic Magnetic Mounting Bracket ($43 on Amazon).

Lightronic Magnetic Mounting Bracket

I added a piece of mild steel to the brackets to make them a bit heftier. The tube carrier extends 50 to 90-inches to the needed length. As a bonus, it also twists to conform to the truck’s body.

Valterra A04 5094BK EZ Hose Adjustable Hose Carrier

On our test run I added a safety strap just in case the carrier wasn’t fully secured. North of Phoenix, Arizona I-17 has a 75 mile per hour speed limit and the winds were very strong on the weekend we tested the mod. The test was a success, so I will dispense with the safety strap in the future.

It took me two hours to complete this modification and cost me $90.  In my opinion, the skill level of this modification is easy.

Disclaimer: The modifications above are submitted by Truck Camper Magazine readers. It is your responsibility to make sure that any do-it-yourself modification project you undertake is safe, effective, and legal for your situation.

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