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Old 10-11-2015, 12:43 PM   #21
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jim i have a drill pump but I don't use it i have a small pump I plug in and I drop it in the drum and go do something else
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Old 10-11-2015, 12:46 PM   #22
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You got me thinking. I remember seeing someone with a large trash can. He used trash bag in it and changed it each time he filled the can so it was always clean. He then used a drill pump like you to top off his fw tank.

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that a good idea but it will suck the plastic up to the pump
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Old 10-12-2015, 10:06 AM   #23
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I got a plastic one .What I did cut the top off then i scrub it out with soap and water .When we camp we don't drink the water we take bottle water for drinking and cooking.All we use it for is showering and the toilet and what little dishes we have we use plastic.
Ok, just wondering cause some drums have had some pretty nasty stuff in them. Like you I use a lot of paper and plastic. Dishes consist of grill tools, maybe a little silverware and a coffee cup. Very little.

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Old 10-12-2015, 10:39 AM   #24
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that a good idea but it will suck the plastic up to the pump
He may have had a brick or something to prevent that. I really didn't pay that much attention, just remember seeing him use it.

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Old 10-27-2015, 04:42 PM   #25
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Do you have an outdoor shower near your Fresh Water than fill port??

In my case, I can connect ~ 5 ft tube to the antifreeze fill port and dip it into a filled 6 gal jug on the ground. I then remove the shower head of the nearby outdoor shower and stick the shower hose end into the fill port. The water is then pumped through the camper and into the FW

This is brilliant! Great tip in using a water pump we already own!
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