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Old 05-28-2014, 06:07 PM   #1
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Do I want the weight.

When you load up and your traveling to a predetermined destination do you go dry and get water on arrival ?
Knowing that you can get it there.
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Old 05-28-2014, 06:29 PM   #2
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If I know I can get it where I am going, I go dry and hook up there. If I am going somewhere where I know the water is bad (My Dad has a well in AL and the water really smells) I have filled my water tank with water from the closest Flying J before I pulled into his place. I'd rather not have the weight if I don't need to tow it.
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Old 05-28-2014, 06:37 PM   #3
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My tow vehicle could handle the extra weight but I leave the tank empty if I know I have access where I'm going.

I will put some water in the fresh water tank if I plan on a little boondocking between campsite destinations while traveling for little things like toilet flushing, washing hands/dishes, etc..
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Water heater is full and carry about 5 gal in the fw tank to flush the commode and wash our hands while on the road.
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That's good info. If you don't know the source. Just a little for trip.
When I was tenting I always hauled my own water and used what was there for dishes ect.
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My tow vehicle could handle the extra weight but I leave the tank empty if I know I have access where I'm going.

I will put some water in the fresh water tank if I plan on a little boondocking between campsite destinations while traveling for little things like toilet flushing, washing hands/dishes, etc..
You trying to insinuate my TV won't pull water.........
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Water heater is full and carry about 5 gal in the fw tank to flush the commode and wash our hands while on the road.
This is also my story and I'm stickin' to it!
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You trying to insinuate my TV won't pull water.........
Just sayin.... A little poking


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That was funny. I had to pause the tv and read that to DW.
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I carry between 1/2 and 3/4 of a tank of fresh water. I've been in multiple situations where the site I arrived at unexpectedly didn't have water or the campground lost their water or I just didn't feel like hooking it up right away.

Like OldCoot, I travel with my water heater full (as I rarely empty it between trips unless we won't be traveling for a couple of weeks).
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