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Old 06-23-2016, 04:54 PM   #1
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I have been boon docking quite a bit, and am getting really tired of using the old fashion way to fill up my rv freshwater....siphoning via sucking a hose.
Does anyone have any recommendations?
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I use a 40-45 gallon bladder. I believe it is only available at Camping World. Made of vinyl and folds up. I store mine in an old brief case. I use a 12v pump(same as coach pump) to pump the water into the coach. They are well made. Mine is 10 years old and still working fine.
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Old 06-23-2016, 10:47 PM   #3
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Ditto the 40 gallon bladder and electric pump. Works great.
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Old 06-24-2016, 04:42 PM   #4
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A cheap 12v electric pump and some hose. I used a medium-sized marine bilge pump when we used to do that often. Just make sure the pump is rated to lift to the height you need. 4 ft is probably enough, and many bilge or wash pumps can do that and they aren't expensive. If you want to move water higher, or faster, get an RV water pump, but that's more bucks.
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Old 06-24-2016, 04:52 PM   #5
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Shurflo 12V pump.........$56

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Old 06-25-2016, 12:14 AM   #6
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When drycamping, I bring additional fresh water to my MH in six gallon plastic jerry cans. Then I use my RV pump, via the hose for drawing antifreeze for winterizing. The antifreeze hose is long enough to allow the jerry cans to sit on the ground while pumping the contents into the fresh water tank. All that is required is moving two valves to achieve this pump action.
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What is it that you don't like about the siphoning method? That it's slow, having to suck one the hose, other? For siphoning I use a hose with a squeeze bulb in the middle - no sucking.
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I've used all types of systems. I like what I have now. I fill the tall, 6 gallon water jugs from Walmart with fresh water. The spigot fits directly into the fill hole (the type with a 2" opening and a screw on cap) on my Jayco. Open the vent on the jug and the spigot fits right in the fill hole on the trailer. The jug empties in about 15 seconds without a drop spilled.
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