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Old 02-01-2016, 12:32 AM   #61
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Driver's side front is the standard location. We chose to leave it there and glad we did because anytime you are not filling a container, that water is on the ground which I would not want on the door and mat side. Some people are used to using water on the door side that primarily goes into containers.
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Old 02-01-2016, 05:00 AM   #62
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Driver's side front is the standard location. We chose to leave it there and glad we did because anytime you are not filling a container, that water is on the ground which I would not want on the door and mat side. Some people are used to using water on the door side that primarily goes into containers.
Because ours is primarily used to wash dishes in dish pans (1wash, 1 rinse) larger and therefore more convenient than the Escape's sink, and the couled hose provides the ability to move the shower head from underneath the awning (closer to the rear if the trailer and not on the mat; same place the ground would be wet if it rained) this has not been an issue for us. We never used the outside shower on a previous trailer that was on the back side, but we do use the current shower on the door side. So I would say location is a matter of personal preference and what any individual(s) find acceptable.
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Old 02-01-2016, 08:01 AM   #63
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I have not tried out any of this stuff so am unable to make any recommendations. Will report when I have tried it out.
Yeah, do let us know how they perform, and maybe some links to what your got.


Hearing Dave's tarp idea for a bit of privacy, I was wondering about making some kind of simple hoop that attached to the trailer with suction cups, using something like a fibreglass tent pole section. Then use a lightweight shower curtain to keep your bits hidden from those passing by, if that was a concern.
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...I was wondering about making some kind of simple hoop that attached to the trailer with suction cups, using something like a fibreglass tent pole section. Then use a lightweight shower curtain to keep your bits hidden from those passing by, if that was a concern.
That is exactly the same concept that I have considered but never implemented. I was thinking that something akin to a kids hula hoop would work, and like you thought about suction cups, possibly with the outer side of the hoop supported by a cord strung back over top of the trailer and attached to the awning bracket. Then you could just string a shower curtain on the hoop and your all set for open air showers.
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Old 02-01-2016, 09:53 AM   #65
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we bought a 'Trekker fold-a-privy-privacy shelter. We plan to use it beside the trailer on the drivers side- where our shower is located.

Trekker Fold-A-Privy : Cabela's

The floor is removable and we plan to use it as a shower stall. Likely we'll need to replace the shower hose with a longer one.

The 'stall' folds flat into a bag that is about 30" across (round), weighs about 3 lbs, and has integral built in pop-up poles.

Has anyone else tried this product?
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That is exactly the same concept that I have considered but never implemented. I was thinking that something akin to a kids hula hoop would work, and like you thought about suction cups, possibly with the outer side of the hoop supported by a cord strung back over top of the trailer and attached to the awning bracket. Then you could just string a shower curtain on the hoop and your all set for open air showers.
Sound good, except if the wind comes up while showering.
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Sound good, except if the wind comes up while showering.
That's the blow dryer.
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Old 02-01-2016, 11:30 AM   #68
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If one wants a shower enclosure for outside shower there is no need to reinvent the wheel there are tons of them at all price points.
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_no...ds=shower+tent
We have one of these for solar shower we had years ago and they work great. I just wear shorts when using the outside shower, so someone can buy mine at Quartzsite if you're there.
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I just wear shorts when using the outside shower, so someone can buy mine at Quartzsite if you're there.
Just what goes on there?

*plans to avoid Quartzite if Greg is selling his shorts there*
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Maybe I should just rent them??
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