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Old 09-20-2014, 06:16 PM   #1
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Fresh water fill on new campers

Good afternoon everyone, need to ask a question, had a older camper that had a fresh water fill, by removing a cap and dumping water into the tank and could be added when needed. Well that being said, just bought a brand new camper and find out the water fill is now done by a water hose that needs to be pressurized to fill the holding tank. Well what happens after I fill the holding tank and I pull into my camp site and I need to add water to holding tank, I carry a water jug but I can't add water because it won't take it, please someone tell me what I am doing wrong and how to fix the situation, I would like to camp in state park for more than a few days, but I will run out of water and have no way to add more...

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Old 09-20-2014, 06:32 PM   #2
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Buy a water pump, bolt it to a plywood board, with enough wire and a set of

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Use the battery of your tow rig to run the pump.

You can pick up the needed hose fittings at Lowes or Home depot.

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Old 09-22-2014, 07:56 AM   #3
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Most I have seen have a hose connection to provide pressure when connected to a water supply, and a fill spigot the fill the fresh water tank that you would use your onboard pump for. Yours might be different

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Old 09-22-2014, 08:33 AM   #4
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I do have that set up, but after you fill the fresh water tank, let's say you are camping for 4 days, if I run out of water, I have no way of refilling without packing it up and pulling to a water fill station and filling with a hose, the older type had a cap on it and you could fill a 5 gallon bucket and dump right into holding tank, new one has to have water pressure behind it to refill, so I guess I will be rigging up a pump on a board and connecting to the battery and suck it out of the jug into the tank, thanks for all the replys....
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Old 09-22-2014, 08:44 AM   #5
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This is what i did to resolve that problem. It works great and is a lot easier then the water jugs.
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