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Old 01-31-2016, 10:46 AM   #11
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In your welcome bag handed out last year at Osoyoos was a flyer from the company that makes the shower, it was there I saw the newer style with 2 faucets and a quick disconnect for the hose, nice set up.
I never actually read any of that stuff.

I have seen pictures, and it does look good. Is there a way that the spout can be attached to use hands free, without having some kind of additional holder mounted to the trailer. What I am looking for, for the front side, is something that functions like a regular set of taps. Having the spout being able to pull out would be a bonus too.
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Old 01-31-2016, 10:47 AM   #12
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We have the outside shower .We use it for dish washing , rinsing off the dog , grandkids and dirty feet. We also have used it as a shower
when primative camping. We remove and drain the shower hose during winter . It is well worth the slight additional cost in our estimation. You have the same amount of usable hot water whether you use the inside or the outside shower so it is a non issue
in my book.
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Old 01-31-2016, 10:47 AM   #13
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If I had to have the shower on the door side, under the awning, I wouldn't have it at all. I don't want to be tracking mud in that area.
We mostly use it to wash our hair ( sponge doesn't work for us, Jim ) and stand on a all-weather mat from the RAV to keep from splashing muck.
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Old 01-31-2016, 10:55 AM   #14
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I have seen pictures, and it does look good. Is there a way that the spout can be attached to use hands free, without having some kind of additional holder mounted to the trailer. What I am looking for, for the front side, is something that functions like a regular set of taps.

Jim, not sure it will work with beer, but good idea...
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Old 01-31-2016, 10:58 AM   #15
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On the front side, we would only use it into a basin or pot, not going onto the ground. Even if it does hit the ground, we have always had a large 12x7 mat there that water drains through.

Yeah, I am lucky on the hair washing thing, but everyone has the same option of shaving there head to accommodate easy washing. When we wash Lisa's hair mass, she wets it, shampoos it, then I slowly pour a couple litres of warm water over it while she rinses. She has used the shower inside a couple times too.

We are always traipsing inside to get hot water to wash up dishes (or ourselves) outside. Having a faucet handier sure would be nice.

I am kinda liking the idea of keeping it to the rear of the trailer on the door side, because if you want you could go behind the trailer to use it on things like dog feet if desired.
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Old 01-31-2016, 10:59 AM   #16
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Jim, not sure it will work with beer, but good idea...
Oooo.... I like where you are going with this. Great idea for a custom mod, a storage spot for a keg, and a tap to draw a pint in the shade of the awning.... nice.
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Old 01-31-2016, 10:59 AM   #17
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If you boondock at all, you should get it. Showering doesn't go in your tank and have to be dumped. If you are a runner or like to do hikes of somewhat strenuous nature you should get it. As previously mentioned if you have dogs, kids, or dump tanks occasionally you should get it. None of the above, don't get it.
Oh and one more, in AZ you can't dump grey on BLM if it includes dishwashing water, but if you do dishes in a tub outside you can dump the dish water on the ground and then dump your grey tank cause you didn't do dishes in it. Go figure, but a big case for outside faucet.
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Old 01-31-2016, 11:00 AM   #18
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We have it but haven't used it yet like some of the other options on our trailer. But it's there if we need it. Loren
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Old 01-31-2016, 11:04 AM   #19
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Oooo.... I like where you are going with this. Great idea for a custom mod, a storage spot for a keg, and a tap to draw a pint in the shade of the awning.... nice.
Something like this, with your beer wench...or wenches
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Old 01-31-2016, 11:05 AM   #20
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What is the make of the exterior shower Escape now uses? I see on the 5.0 option page they show the old one.
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