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Old 06-28-2016, 04:13 AM   #43
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It's just common sense right? I use an out side shower enclosure and it has provision for holding towels soap or anything else that is needed to take a good shower.


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Just wondering if this is a store-bought unit or something you put together yourself?
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Old 06-28-2016, 08:31 AM   #44
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We used our outside shower to wash our 5th wheel and truck in Watson Lake on our way to Alaska. They advertised a free wash but the spigot was damaged and the only other option was a pressure washer that cost a Loonie for a minute of wash. We filled up our fresh water tank and used the outside shower. had just enough water to get the job done. Our rear window was so filthy, we could not see out of it. Not sure we would use the outside shower for a shower though. It does come in handy when you want to wash something like a griddle and need hot water.
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I shower standing in a 2x3 foot plastic container to collect the water (and keep my feet clean), then either save the water in buckets for the toilet or dump it out over a wide area. Also, the bay door hides my naughty bits from one side and you can improvise the other 2 sides.
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We have a 45' Newmar. Most of the time we are in "dispersed" US Nat'l Forest or BLM places. I took the outside shower goodie off at the faucet and connected a squigly hose then a lawn spray nozzle to the 50' hose. I then bought one of the cheap shower rooms and placed it about 35' from the MH. I turn on the pump switch and open the hot and cold faucets then I open the spray nozzle to get the right temp. I then get naked at the shower stall and go to work. The advantage is that while a solar shower is interesting I am 6'6" and the bag of water has to hang at 8'....that is a chore. The typical outside shower has too short of hose.....it works for me....and as far as being naked. At that point in your life when you can afford a BIG MOTOR HOME then you are all saggy and wrinkled....and all the folks you hang out with are the same....NO BIG DEAL
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some times to wipe out bird drops on the side wall, and lazy to get the water from inside, i used the external shower to wet the mop.
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I use Bronners for soap and shampoo, and don't worry too much about it getting into the soil. It's popular with the campaign crowd.
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FWIW soil can handle it. The issue is folks who let the runoff get into the water supply before it has time to break down in the soil. Dr Bronners is good stuff! What else can you use to wash your bod and brush your teeth? ;-))
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I shower standing in a 2x3 foot plastic container to collect the water (and keep my feet clean), then either save the water in buckets for the toilet or dump it out over a wide area. Also, the bay door hides my naughty bits from one side and you can improvise the other 2 sides.
LOL now that's way too funny its good to read humor here at times
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I'll add my two (or so) comments;
First: the outside shower, (I call it the dog shower) is usually located in the wet bay near the waste dump .. put there for washing up after dumping.

It is not really easy to use that for showering outside as the hose is not that long (I need a shower heat six feet plus above ground) of course Extension hoses DO exist.

Two: indicent exposure? (Oh, you plan on putting up a shower enclosure)

Land use rules vary along one of the 3 following standards

Dumping of BLACK on the ground: PROHIBITED (Everywhere)
Dumping of Gray prohibited (Many places)
Dumping of WASH prohibited (Rather few places)

What is the difference between GRAY and WASH? Kitchen sink (Food particles). Shower is WASH.. In many areas legal to dump on ground.

Warning 1: Many = not ALL, make sure you check the rules FIRST
Warning 2: I did research to find that out. I'm abnormal that way, I( like doing research, I like learning stuff.. Many do not and will give you grief despite your not doing anything illegal.

2g: This includes police.
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The grey water on nearly all boats goes straight into the lake/ocean/sea.
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