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Old 08-10-2016, 10:03 PM   #1
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My RV has been a huge benefit!

We were off at Michigan's Adventure this past weekend and got home late Sunday night.

Got up Monday morning and got ready to go to work. My wife called me and asked what I did with the water in the house. It appears our well went belly up and is out of water.

So over the past few days we have been showering in the trailer, we had the freshwater tank full so we have running, hot water! We do have to fill the freshwater tank every so often but it is making things way more tolerable!


Now to pay $6K for a new well.
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Old 08-11-2016, 08:43 AM   #2
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Old 08-11-2016, 08:48 AM   #3
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Just another benefit of having an RV sitting at home.

We used ours for a couple of weeks a few years ago when a hurricane took the power out.
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Old 08-11-2016, 10:15 AM   #4
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Just another benefit of having an RV sitting at home.

We used ours for a couple of weeks a few years ago when a hurricane took the power out.
We used our previous TT for a few months when a hurricane took our house out.

OP - if your well is kaput, where are you getting water to fill the FWT?
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Old 08-11-2016, 10:44 AM   #5
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We used ours when ac went out in house took a week to get repaird.
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Old 08-11-2016, 01:26 PM   #6
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We live on a river that floods occasionally. The house is fine its on stilts, but the roads are impassable. So we take the Camper to my family's place a couple miles away and live there while the river is flooded. Sure makes life alot easier. I love family, but live with them for a month and that begins to change.
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Old 08-11-2016, 01:59 PM   #7
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We did the same thing for a couple of days when our water heater in the house went out. I HATE cold showers.
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Old 08-11-2016, 02:05 PM   #8
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In 2011 we had a terrible fall snowstorm that brought down trees and power lines all over the state. We were without power for 11 days. I had already winterized the motorhome. So...I de-winterized it and used it for a place to cook, eat and take hot showers for a few of those days!
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Old 08-11-2016, 02:11 PM   #9
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It is wonderful to have a backup. We too keep our fresh water tank about 1/2 full. I change it out every few weeks and disinfect it twice a year. We keep the trailer at home for emergencies (which your situation fits. It is always nice to have a backup plan and equipment to fill the need.

We also keep emergency food, clothes, etc. in the trailer. You never know...
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We were without power for several days this year too...unfortunately we had no trailer either... lol
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