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Old 02-04-2016, 07:38 AM   #41
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I always leave home with a full tank.

Last year we pulled into a provincial park and the township had a broken water main. There was no water available for 24 hours. I'm glad I had a tankful.
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Old 02-04-2016, 08:54 AM   #42
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I always leave home with a full tank.

Last year we pulled into a provincial park and the township had a broken water main. There was no water available for 24 hours. I'm glad I had a tankful.

I almost always carry a full tank of water and I usually camp at full hookup spots. I've lost power enough times at campgrounds that I'm thankful for it.

Plus, I'll disconnect everything except electric the night before departure. It lets me run for the night and shower before hitting the road in the morning.
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Old 03-02-2016, 07:23 PM   #43
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Do you also filter the water with one of those camco external filters into the fresh water tank? Our house water is filtered, but not the hose. If you keep the tank filled that much, can you filter it on the way to that tank?


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Do you also filter the water with one of those camco external filters into the fresh water tank? Our house water is filtered, but not the hose. If you keep the tank filled that much, can you filter it on the way to that tank?


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Yes, just as I filter water from the CG spigot. An inline filter before the pressure control on the hose. No filter in the coach at all.
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We don't drink the water we pickup here and there, use it for showers and toilet only. Bring bottled water for coffee, meals etc...
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We don't drink the water we pickup here and there, use it for showers and toilet only. Bring bottled water for coffee, meals etc...
Even though we filter it we don't drink CG water either. Will not even give that to Buster and Roscoe
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Even though we filter it we don't drink CG water either. Will not even give that to Buster and Roscoe
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I know this is an old post. But, thought I would add a thought... I have never seen a tank fall out. I have seen people have severe sway problems. These tanks are not dampened like fuel tanks are. You get several 100 pounds of water sloshing around and one can easily lose control. Sway bar or not.
We will run with full tank if less than an hour away from camp location. We do always leave a few gallons in the tank so we can flush or wash hands. We never use the on board water for drinking or cooking.
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We use the water for cooking because we dry camp in the desert and there is no water at all other than what we carry in.
I fill mine up all the way but had to strap the underneath to band-aid a design flaw.
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We use the water for cooking because we dry camp in the desert and there is no water at all other than what we carry in.
I fill mine up all the way but had to strap the underneath to band-aid a design flaw.
Yea, me too. I'm confident I've got it where it won't fall out but when full, it's bulging out. I haven't had any sway problems with full tank.
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