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Old 09-10-2015, 11:50 AM   #1
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Here is a topic for you.

How many would like to see a bidet offered as an option in motorhomes and campers?

Before you laugh yourself sick listen to the positives.

These can be added to the existing toilet. See

We use one at home. It partically eliminates the use of toilet paper. It is very sanitary to use. Often the toilet in campers is cramped making use difficult. The bidet would add water rather than paper to the black water tank result being more liquid than solids = cleaner and more thorough dumping of the black tank. Many problems people have with black tanks is due to putting way more solids down than liquid. Without sufficient liquid you end up with the dreaded turd pile that can be difficult to wash away. They also offer the added value of a heated seat. Tell me that wouldn't be welcome some mornings.

So, what do you all think?

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Old 09-10-2015, 12:04 PM   #2
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A bidet? I thought that is what the outside shower was for?
Seriously, I know what they are, but I have never even seen one. How does one go about drying off after using it? Surely you don't just grab the hand towel lol.

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Old 09-10-2015, 12:05 PM   #3
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Looking at the specs, the power consumption is high, you will need at least 50 amps at the campground just to support one without having other devices running. It sounds like a great option to be added, provided they can customize one for RVers.
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Old 09-10-2015, 12:24 PM   #4
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I was in a Deluxe Suite 5er at an RV show. It had a small sprayer nozzle at the toilet. A completely "manual" operation. I thought that was a camper version of a bidet.....LOL
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Old 09-10-2015, 12:38 PM   #5
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I hadn't thought about the power consumption. Good thought. They do heat the water and the fan that dries you uses heat also. So I guess it would be heavy on the load. One might be adapted for RV use though if the demand was there. They probably could hook it to the hot water line and not need the heater in the bidet itself. You could dry without the heat though on a cold morning it might be nice. Once you have used one you would like one in your camper. It comes under one of those things you never thought you needed until you have used one.
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Old 09-11-2015, 07:54 PM   #6
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Is this for real???? I was showing this to the Mrs., and she wanted to know, can she dry her hair(head) at the same time???
So much for just good old camping.
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Old 09-12-2015, 07:28 AM   #7
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I thought that was what the outside shower was for!!! We just go outside, bend over and, well, you know, just spray up the wazoo.
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We have a Toto at home and the wife loves it, me I'm still a paper guy but the heated seat is almost uncomfortably nice. Ours takes a hot water line, I have know idea of the wattage used for heating the seat or air.
My fulltime parents have the same Toto model in their RV(50amp) but I think they put it on the inverter circuit for use at any time. Again I think it is mom who gets the full use.
I could be easily talked into putting it in our trailer once we go full time.
This is very much like all those options in the truck I thought were over kill: heated seats, cooled seats, auto air ride....the wife has articulating HID headlights and Heads-Up-Display I'm in love with. Once you use to them, it's hard to go back but you could live with out if you had too.
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Old 09-12-2015, 10:42 AM   #9
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Well it is step up from an outhouse.
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Well. Well I declare. I guess that do away with the dirty underwear.

My guess is that it not be a highly sought after option ??


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