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Old 12-23-2008, 08:55 PM   #1
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Wish List?

Hi Reace and Tammy,
I was wondering if you considered (for the 17&19) larger fresh and grey water tanks, battery inside and sewage tube inside (our Trail Cruiser had that) but most importantly the larger tanks.
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Old 12-24-2008, 12:59 AM   #2
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Re: Wish List?

I too would be in favour of larger tanks if they could fit. I thought the battery was to be inside on the 19, though Reace would have to confirm (I could be thinking of another manufacturer). Curious as to how the sewage tube would fit inside, would it not take up some fo the storage space, though it would lend to a cleaner look outside.
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Old 12-24-2008, 01:32 AM   #3
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fresh tank and plumbing inside would be cool - actually would be warm. And not frozen.
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Old 12-24-2008, 08:11 AM   #4
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The sewage hose was in a 36" tube (much like Escape) but inside under the bed with a small outside door to access the collapsable hose.
Here is a pick I found of it, you can see the small access door to the right.

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I have the water tank in my existing stick-built inside, and it takes way longer to freeze as long as the heat is on, and if I leave the interior access door open to it, I can go a ways below freezing with it. The trouble is though, is that the waste water freezes in the grey tank, so we have to do dishes and such in a wash pan and through it out in the bushes. For draining the fresh water in cold temps, the drain valve needs to be right at the tank, and not outside like mine is too, as the water in the valve freezes even if temps are nice inside.

That definitely looks neater Rob.
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Old 12-24-2008, 09:11 AM   #6
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I hope I didn't send anyone down the wrong road, I only meant that the hose for emptying the tanks is kept inside, the tanks and valves are still outside, just the dirty hose is kept out of eyes sight and has a clean appearance without a PVC pipe attached to the rear bumper like the current Escape. Just my wish.
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No misleading at all Rob, just folks getting ideas from your ideas, and so on....
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I would definitely give up storage space under the bed in the 19 for what ever tank or tanks could be located there.
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Old 12-24-2008, 02:10 PM   #9
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I would echo the larger fresh & grey water tank.. Since we're from SF Bay Area the freezing aspect is a tad 'mute'..

as a side thought:
I always thought it would be better to flush the toilet with Grey Water as to help with the conservation of both the Fresh & grey capacities.. not too sure what would be required to accomplish.

Hey what the heck it's almost x-mass so we're supposed to wish..
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Old 12-24-2008, 06:11 PM   #10
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Freezing of the tanks to us is not a concern, when its that cold out we stay at the Holiday Inn not the Holiday trailer
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