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Old 08-13-2013, 05:37 PM   #11
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That is very funny! I have a feeling when we find ourselves in a national park for a month we will be glad to have all the power we can get. But is the solar powered jacuzzi spa a special shower nozzle?
We use one of these portable shelters for outside showers. It's 7' tall and 4' x 4' space inside..work's great and folds down flat. I bought a 25' hose and a few fittings and can plug right into the outside shower and then setup the enclosure in the best place for showering...and no filling up the grey tank. Most of the time we look for a spot that my 150' of hoses can reach to refill the water tank...hot water!...aaahhhhhh!

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Old 08-13-2013, 05:50 PM   #12
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With my electric turkey deep fryer, electric griddle, electric coffee maker, margarita blender, high power stereo system, numerous other electric goodies and solar powered jacuzzi spa I need a lot of batteries and have 2 panels with an upgraded solar charging system...but then I'm not a minimalist... When there's no sun I'm in deep s*%$.

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Does your hot tub run off your inverter too?
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Old 08-13-2013, 05:59 PM   #13
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What about your Tanning Bed...does that solar power too?

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Old 08-13-2013, 07:06 PM   #14
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That's a very nifty shelter, Steve. I asked an RV place about adding an outside shower and they said that they expected we did not have the needed support for one. I have never checked on that.
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Old 08-13-2013, 07:39 PM   #15
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I'm confused, why would one use an outside shower, let the water drain on the ground vs using the inside shower and let the water drain on the ground?
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Old 08-13-2013, 07:41 PM   #16
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Does your hot tub run off your inverter too?
No it's 12VDC and makes the batteries start glowing after a few minutes. Kinda cool at night in the hot tub with glowing batteries in the distance...
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Old 08-13-2013, 07:43 PM   #17
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I'm confused, why would one use an outside shower, let the water drain on the ground vs using the inside shower and let the water drain on the ground?
Taking a shower outside is much more accepted by fellow campers than draining your grey tank anywhere...it also keeps the bathroom dry which is a second bonus.
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Taking a shower outside is much more accepted by fellow campers than draining your grey tank anywhere..

I guess I have to go find my Speedo........
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Old 08-18-2013, 01:07 AM   #19
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Don't even have our trailer yet and already I'm buying "things". Just purchased the Ozark Trailer Shower Tent in anticipation of all those outside showers ... I think I'm out of control.
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Don't even have our trailer yet and already I'm buying "things". Just purchased the Ozark Trailer Shower Tent in anticipation of all those outside showers ... I think I'm out of control.
I'm in the same boat! My 19' will be completed in January. Since I ordered it, every time I've seen something on the forums that I feel I will need, or "might need," I've added it to my wish list on Amazon. Last week I purchased a towel rack, Oxygenics Shower & umbra hooks that I hope to hand deliver to Reace for installation during the build. I love this forum and all the great Escape owners out there who share there knowledge with us novices!
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