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Old 11-26-2011, 06:49 PM   #15
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Hmmm, walk across the campground in cool/cold weather or shower in a heated RV with my clothes on hangers and in a drawer right next to me. Even if it's warm I'm not lugging all my stuff anywhere.

IMO one of the main reasons to have an RV is to have your own sheets/shower and commode, otherwise save the $$$$ and just drive to hotels.
Agree.
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Old 11-26-2011, 07:20 PM   #16
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We use the RV facilities exclusively and I dump tanks every morning and flush the black water tank at the same time. Only time it stays more than a day is if we don't have sewer hookup which is not very often.
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Old 11-26-2011, 08:29 PM   #17
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We purchased a self-contained RV so we would not have to use public facilities, and we don't.
Ditto, plus, ther is nothing like a " navy" shower lol.
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Old 11-26-2011, 08:45 PM   #18
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We use our motorhome's shower almost exclusively, whether we have fhu's or not. It's 54" wide & I've never seen another shower as roomy. There's only been 1 campground we've been to that had a bath house nice enough for me to consider using: Evergreen Park RV Resort - those are worth it just for the heated floors.

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Old 11-26-2011, 09:03 PM   #19
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Make that +2
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Old 11-26-2011, 09:12 PM   #20
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I really dislike using the cg showers. Most are scary to say the least. In a pinch we will but prefer not to. The shower in the TT is small but gets the job done just fine. We run the vent fan too and when done give the shower a quick wipe down.
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Old 11-26-2011, 09:33 PM   #21
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add another one
This makes it +4
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Old 11-27-2011, 06:42 AM   #22
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We generally use the RV, but depending on how clean the facilities are we have used the CG facilities. Most of the problems we have encountered with the CG's facilities have been around holidays, especially when there are a lot of children about.
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Fortunately, we can go over a week on both black and gray tanks when we don't have sewer hookups; but I wouldn't care if I had to take the blue boy to the dump station every day, we would not use the campground facilities. As so many others have said, that's the reason we bought an RV - so we would have our own shower, our own toilet, our own beds, etc.
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You mean the CG have showers!
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If you want an excellent shower that puts a normal RV shower to shame, get an Oxygenics shower head. That's what I call a great shower!!!!
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Old 11-27-2011, 09:30 AM   #26
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when we had a westfalia and our ten trailer - we had to use the facilities in the camp ground
then we had a tow trailer and now a motorhome - and that was the whole point: to be self container and to be able to use OUR FACILITIES :-)


if worried about water damage - then "fix" that concern
(what ever it is)

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We use the RV shower only on trips.

I use a water pressure regulator, an inline water filter with quick connect/disconnect fittings, and the Oxygenics shower head. In an RV park with full hookups, we don't worry about the length of a shower. I turn on both the electric and propane heaters for the water for showers and we haven't run out yet. When we are dry camping, we do "Navy" showers and water conservation methods.

Our coach, probably most coaches, has a switch for Tank Fill/City Water positions. In the City Water position, I don't need the water pump on and am not using water from the fresh water tank, which means as long as the gray tank is open, a shower can last until the hot water is out!

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