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Old 11-04-2013, 04:38 PM   #21
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Gray water being dumped onto the ground is often specifically listed as prohibited by many campgrounds. It contaminates groundwater and attracts animals. It is one of the problems created by campers in the kind of places we like to go.

I wish we had the outdoor shower but mostly for washing sand and dirt off of feet.
Grey water disposal is real issue, but washing off sand probably wouldn't be a problem (with no soap or food waste), and some people apparently take full showers outside (presumably in a tent or at a remote campsite ) while standing in a plastic tub which catches the water for proper disposal.
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Old 11-04-2013, 05:34 PM   #22
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I'm glad you mentioned the tub. As far as full showers, the main problem is the soap usually. Without soap, I don't know that I'd worry about a tub but of course most people are probably using soap. I wonder if biodegradable soap is okay to use.
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Old 11-04-2013, 08:19 PM   #23
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I bought it used and it never had hot water, nor a full shower. Toilet but no shower. Not sure why it was built that way but that's what I have. Dry weight is 1900 lbs.
Hi: Buddy... Escape 17's came in two models. 17A and 17B... The "B" designation was for bathroom. The "A" was without. An email to Escape or a phone call will confirm this.
There's also the possibility of customization for the original owners. Alf
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Old 11-04-2013, 08:55 PM   #24
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Grey water dumping for us is rarely a problem, as we rarely camp at a campground. When at a high traffic place like a campground I would never release any grey water there.

Heck we even dump the black tanks out in the middle of our hay field. Makes for great fertilizer.
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Heck we even dump the black tanks out in the middle of our hay field. Makes for great fertilizer.
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