2004 Trillium Outback Drain Plug for Water Tank? - Fiberglass RV


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 09-08-2013, 01:05 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Name: Barb
Trailer: Trillium Outback 2004
British Columbia
Posts: 151
Registry
2004 Trillium Outback Drain Plug for Water Tank?

When I was flushing out my water tank yesterday I went to turn the drain plug/cock at the front of the trailer and the small tab on top broke off. It's plastic and very crazed. I'm afraid to use pliers to turn it as the whole thing might just disintegrate.

Where can I obtain a new one? Or is the a better set-up I could use for replacement?

Thanks for any info. I can send a photo, if needed.

BarbinBC
__________________

__________________
BarbinBC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2013, 01:21 PM   #2
Raz
Senior Member
 
Raz's Avatar
 
Name: Raz
Trailer: Trillium 2010
Vermont
Posts: 4,336
Hi Barb, welcome to the forum. Hard to tell without a picture but I suspect it's a plastic 1/4 turn ball valve available at most hardware stores for a couple bucks. Raz
Attached Images
 
__________________

Raz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2013, 02:42 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Name: Barb
Trailer: Trillium Outback 2004
British Columbia
Posts: 151
Registry
Thanks Raz. That might do the trick depending on the dimensions. I'm trying to get loaded for my first trip in the trailer leaving tomorrow morning with a group and don't have time to take a photo or go shopping on a Sunday but will look into it when I return. Just to upgrade I'd like to get away from the plastic and go with brass. I'll see what I can find.
Thanks again.
__________________
BarbinBC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2013, 04:17 PM   #4
Raz
Senior Member
 
Raz's Avatar
 
Name: Raz
Trailer: Trillium 2010
Vermont
Posts: 4,336
Quote:
Originally Posted by BarbinBC View Post
Thanks Raz. That might do the trick depending on the dimensions. I'm trying to get loaded for my first trip in the trailer leaving tomorrow morning with a group and don't have time to take a photo or go shopping on a Sunday but will look into it when I return. Just to upgrade I'd like to get away from the plastic and go with brass. I'll see what I can find.
Thanks again.
If it's threaded you will need a thread sealant such as Teflon tape as well. Have a great first trip. Raz
Raz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2013, 05:04 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
theresa p's Avatar
 
Name: theresa
Trailer: Outback (by Trillium) 2004
New Brunswick
Posts: 1,428
Registry
barb--raz is correct, it can be purchased at any hardware or rv shop. ours broke as we were trying to fill the tank in a campground out in the middle of friggin' nowhere!!!

happy camping.
theresa p is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2013, 06:41 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
Name: Barb
Trailer: Trillium Outback 2004
British Columbia
Posts: 151
Registry
Thanks Theresa! Fair warning.... I guess I'm glad it happened here at home.
Hope to meet up with some of you folks at a meet somewhere - maybe next year.
Barb
__________________

__________________
BarbinBC is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
trillium


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New Owner 2004 Trillium Outback BarbinBC Hi, I am.... 5 08-14-2013 09:54 PM
Hot Water Tank Drain Tamid Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 13 05-17-2011 01:20 PM
2004 Trillium Outback For Sale shawn kilroy Classified Archives 1 08-18-2009 04:27 PM
Trillium water tank drain John Perry Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 5 10-15-2007 08:59 PM
Water tank drain Lee Hillsgrove Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 3 07-01-2007 08:41 PM

» Upcoming Events
No events scheduled in
the next 465 days.
» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:08 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.