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Old 04-15-2013, 10:06 AM   #1
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Outside Shower Improvement

I got tired of dealing with the little short hose and low water pressure with my outside shower. One of our camping partners has a sandpiper with a spray port faucet in his from compartment. After doing some research, and talking with manufacturer of the faucet, I had my local rv store order me the faucet and the coil hose (no shipping charge). Took all of 5 minutes to change. I now have 15' of hose, which coiles up to about 2', hot and cold water all from a garden hose type sprayer. And not too mention, Pressure, and lots of it I also got a tip, to take out the back flow preventors inside the faucet which cut way down on the water flow. This is going to be way more useful than that stupid shower faucet. The faucet has a quick connect, and pops on and off just like an air line. I know a lot of you have this standard on your rigs but its gonna be a major upgrade for me!
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Old 04-15-2013, 10:22 AM   #2
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Faucet Model?

Do you have the model / mfg of the faucet? Looks like a certain "to do" project for me..
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Old 04-15-2013, 10:22 AM   #3
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I got tired of dealing with the little short hose and low water pressure with my outside shower. One of our camping partners has a sandpiper with a spray port faucet in his from compartment. After doing some research, and talking with manufacturer of the faucet, I had my local rv store order me the faucet and the coil hose (no shipping charge). Took all of 5 minutes to change. I now have 15' of hose, which coiles up to about 2', hot and cold water all from a garden hose type sprayer. And not too mention, Pressure, and lots of it I also got a tip, to take out the back flow preventors inside the faucet which cut way down on the water flow. This is going to be way more useful than that stupid shower faucet. The faucet has a quick connect, and pops on and off just like an air line. I know a lot of you have this standard on your rigs but its gonna be a major upgrade for me!
I have one of those for my outside kitchen!
No I can double its use for the outside shower!
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Old 04-15-2013, 10:39 AM   #4
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Old 04-15-2013, 02:53 PM   #5
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Also, if you do a search for spray port several different rv accessory websites will come up. They have a few different products. I am also looking into putting another water line in my entry side pass through compartment. There is a round port with just cold water Spray-Away / Spray-Port? - DW Inc.- Since I have a open empty panel in my pass through, and it just so happens I have several water lines behind it I am thinking it would work nicely there. Would be really nice to have a water hose available on that side of the camper for campfires ect. I just need to figure out if I can work with the pex tubing or not
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Old 04-15-2013, 02:58 PM   #6
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Thanks for the info, I 've never really used my outside shower, I could see using that sprayer for all kinds of things.
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Old 04-15-2013, 03:44 PM   #7
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The shower box is right next to my passthrough compartment, so whenever I use it, it makes a dang mess. I like using the hot water to clean my cast iron ect. and my grill. Now I can keep the mess away from the camper
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My camper is in for warranty repairs right now and after seeing this I may just have to do this!

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Old 04-15-2013, 05:20 PM   #10
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we've always used the outside shower to rinse our plates and pans before washing. Our new rig has this same style port/hose. I'm getting really good pressure out of it and using just a simple quarter-turn shutoff valve on the end as a sprayer. Working just fine.
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