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View Poll Results: What do you do in regards to bathing when in your M.H.
Usually take advantage of the shower in MH 419 85.16%
Use the shower, but only when hooked up in a park 33 6.71%
Use it only in emergency, hardly ever bothering to bath on the road 3 0.61%
Take sponge baths in the sink nearly always 3 0.61%
Prefer to shower outside using the coach's outside shower 1 0.20%
Just use the communal showers in the RV parks 33 6.71%
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Old 06-21-2014, 12:02 PM   #71
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We have a bathtub in ours and a shower. One of the reasons I wanted this old Eagle was it had a tub and w/d. It's a self contained bathroom like home just a bit smaller. It has an upper door that opens into the bedroom closet and you can get your clothes out from there instead of trying to hang them in the bathroom also.

My DD always takes a bath in the tub. Sometimes I shower but oftentimes use the tub instead. I wish it had the corner seat on the end out of it but we can still sit in it and bath ok. She likes to get it full as possible for her bath.

It may take 20 minutes or so for the water to reheat then I take mine. If I took a shower could wait less time.

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Old 06-23-2014, 08:31 PM   #72
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Gotta admit that I was surprised by the responses to this poll. We are new, new MH owners after spending the last 12 years doing boat things, and maybe it was just the first park we stayed at that has us thinking.

It was weird that I saw basically nobody in the shower/bath house at the park we stayed at in Asheville, NC. Nobody. Clean, clean, air conditioned, just fine. Since that's the only one we've used, maybe I'm mis-informed?

Considering that most sub-30' boats have minimal water capacity, I think it'll take awhile for us to realize that 90 gallons is a TON of water, compared to 12.

We're really happy to have our new "land" cruiser

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Old 06-24-2014, 01:54 PM   #73
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Originally Posted by TXiceman View Post
We spent a bunch of $$$$$ to have the convenience of a full bath in the RV and we use it as such.

Same here.
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Old 06-24-2014, 02:05 PM   #74
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Old 06-24-2014, 02:22 PM   #75
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Old 06-24-2014, 09:39 PM   #76
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Thanks for that bit of advice.....I'll have to remember that
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Old 06-25-2014, 01:40 AM   #77
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90% of the time we use the MoHo is dry camping.. we have 45 gallons fresh water. 2 humans and 4 dogs can go 4 days using short showers and me not washing my hair every day (every 2nd day for hair).

When 10% of our stays that at a campground w hookups we still never use their showers but can each take a nice 10 constant water running shower 😘
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Old 06-29-2014, 12:54 PM   #78
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Having used showers during athletic events with many people I have never seen in facilities I visited only once and also having enjoyed outdoor showers with strangers when back from a hike in Vietnam's paradise, I do use campground showers if in decent condition.

I also use the motor home shower frequently.

My DW however, does not use the campground showers.

She was neither a competitive athlete or a military conscript so has a fear of catching something sinister or an invasion of her privacy from other people.

Heck, I even filled my canteen downstream from a dead water buffalo and bathing natives and am here to tell about it.

I do drink the water from the MH fresh water tank, but my DW does not. I have lived 3 years longer than she.........
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Old 06-29-2014, 02:10 PM   #79
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We shower in our own motorhome. Used campground facilities during the years when we had a little Winnebago 21 footer. That shower was so small you had a hard time turning around to rinse. Love the shower in this one!
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Old 07-04-2014, 11:11 PM   #80
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I always use my mh bath/shower. That way I know who used it before me and I know it's clean!
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Old 07-06-2014, 05:43 AM   #81
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We use our own shower in our DP. With full hookups, regular showers. Without sewer hookup, navy showers if staying more than a few days. Occasional boondocking, a combo of shorter navy showers and sponge baths as required. Rarely checkout CG facilities.
OTH, without sewer hookups we have used CG toilets if staying for a while to conserve black water tank capacity. We do carry a portable "blue tote" in reserve, which we have used on rare occasions rather than pulling up stakes to visit the dump station if available.
Not surprisingly, the Poll suggests personal preference is a significant determining factor.
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Old 09-06-2014, 09:37 AM   #82
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Speed shower in mh
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Old 09-06-2014, 03:38 PM   #83
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Use the motorhome to it's full potential. When I see 100's of kids and many tanked up adults in and out of the communal washrooms I thank my lucky stars we have our own facilities and holding tanks that will hold it.
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Old 09-06-2014, 05:19 PM   #84
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If in a CG with nice clean facilities I take long hot showers in the CG. University RV station in Auburn al is great for this

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