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Old 09-30-2015, 04:15 AM   #29
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After 40 years on the road in hotels 3 - 4 nights a week all over the world you'd be surprised at what I've seen in "public" places. We run with a 40 yr old TT (in very good shape) both FHU and Boonies. I want my own toilet and my own shower and my own bed, period. I even stop along the hiway and take dump in my own toilet as we travel along. The DW wants the same thing. She's from a medical background.
Hiway rest stops and gas station toilets give me the willies YUCK!
Same with public showers
Dumping the tanks doesn't bother me a bit as its mine, all mine :-)
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Old 09-30-2015, 04:35 AM   #30
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Only use my own shower and toilet. I avoid public facilities whenever possible.

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Old 09-30-2015, 07:05 AM   #31
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Different folks different strokes.
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Old 09-30-2015, 07:19 AM   #32
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Originally Posted by RonLC View Post
Don't want to hi jack the thread but what about doing one's daily business at the campground or in the RV?
My own because it seems I always come in right after the guy who had 2 extra large beef and bean burritos the night before.

I know my bathroom may or may not be cleaner than the park's but its my dirt.
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Old 10-01-2015, 09:16 AM   #33
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I did a search in this forum about the best TP for RV's and got as many opinions as I expected. Everyone has one.
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Old 10-01-2015, 09:08 PM   #34
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Sometimes when I am awake early (most days) so as not to disturb DW. Sometimes it is just nice to have unlimited hot water and room to stretch. I have stayed in some places where they were so nice they park felt insulted if you didn't use them.
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Old 10-01-2015, 10:49 PM   #35
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On one of our first camping trips after we bought our first Class A we were at a state park in Florida. One day all the cops and rangers were at the public facilities. Seems one lady was taking a shower and while she was showering she looked up and there was a man in the ladies room watching her. So ladies be very careful if you use the public facilities.

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Old 10-02-2015, 09:49 AM   #36
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Most of the campgrounds I stay at have fairly large showers (compared to the telephone booth this RV has) and very large how water heaters compared to the 6 gallon job I have. Thus using the campground shower means a long hot shower where I can reach all my body parts without exiting the stall easily.

This campground is an exception.. Oh they have the bigger heater. but the showers are the same size.. And with S.E. Ga Weather after I get back from the shower I often need another shower.. So I use my own and fully dry off before I go outside.
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Old 10-02-2015, 11:52 AM   #37
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Sounds like my showers at Edisto Island, hot hot hot
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Old 10-02-2015, 07:07 PM   #38
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If the facilities are clean, we use them simply because I don't want to clean the shower. How's that for lazy?
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Old 10-04-2015, 08:38 PM   #39
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Taking a shower in my own is so much easier than taking everything to the campground shower and worrying when it was cleaned last.My grey tank can go a week then I move water to the black tank for a few more days.
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Old 10-04-2015, 08:55 PM   #40
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We made our purchasing decision of the MH based on the shower and the unlimited hot water from the Aqua Hot. We purchased a MH to get away from motels and public restrooms of any kind.
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Old 10-04-2015, 09:05 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by Murf2u View Post
Why do people get in their car and drive somewhere to get coffee? They can make it at home or work for pennies a cup?

Why do people who have a full kitchen in their RV go to restaurants to eat, or buy fast food?

Er, for that social atmosphere?

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Old 10-05-2015, 05:41 AM   #42
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Forgot to add- too many years of having to use the bathrooms on Boeings! :-(

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