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Old 01-14-2012, 02:36 PM   #99
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I keep a spray bottle of any one of the shower cleaners hanging on the end of the towel bar in the shower. The trigger makes a hook to keep it there; it has never fallen off in many trips. A bottle will last practically forever. My shower looks like new and has never been wiped down. A few spritzes with the bottle does the trick.
John: My wife loves that shower spray but it sure does make the shower floor slippery! I've damn near slipped head over teakettle enough times to ban its' use - at home as well as in the trailer. We keep a squeegee in the shower and it only takes a minute or two to strip the walls and floor down. I've served my time in campground hell (--probably well over 350 days) with three kids and a wife in a pop-up - so the on board shower is pure luxury for this old retiree. I absolutely love it when I can get full hookups and take a leisurely shower.
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Old 01-14-2012, 06:31 PM   #100
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this is our favorite shower....it's outside, in the back. i put a hinge on the upper refrigerator vent and plumbed the inside for hot and cold....
the last photo is the precision temp rv500 (awesome with full hookups)....the spare tire keeps the brew handy....
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Old 01-14-2012, 07:07 PM   #101
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My wife and I both use the shower everyday when camping. We usually take a navy shower - wet down, soap down, rinse, and so can get about three days on an empty grey tank. After the last use on a trip, I take my towel and wipe down the entire shower and just throw the rest of the towels in the shower with it. They go in the house for laundering. The shower shines and is ready for the next trip.
One time the hot water heater died without our knowing it. I had a nice hot shower, then my wife got in, got soaped up, and ran out of hot water. The cold rinse might have been tolerable in hot weather - it was below freezing outside!
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Old 01-14-2012, 07:43 PM   #102
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I never have used the shower in the As.
With my 6ft 7 I can't even stand upright in it.
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Old 01-14-2012, 08:44 PM   #103
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alclad, I like the idea of the outside shower. Perfect for a quick rinse or cooling off on a hot day. Going to have to figure out how I can do that on my Bambi II.
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Old 01-14-2012, 09:08 PM   #104
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A good shower only uses 3 quarts of water.

One quart is used to wash from the feet up, as far as possible.

The second quart of water is to wash from the head down, to as far as possible.

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Old 01-14-2012, 11:23 PM   #105
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OK Andy; one quart up and one quart down; where did the 3rd quart go???
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Old 01-14-2012, 11:35 PM   #106
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A good shower only uses 3 quarts of water.

One quart is used to wash from the feet up, as far as possible.

The second quart of water is to wash from the head down, to as far as possible.

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the first thing that comes to mind here is that it is "possible" that needs washed most!!!
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Old 01-16-2012, 08:23 AM   #107
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OK Andy; one quart up and one quart down; where did the 3rd quart go???
The third quart is for "possible".

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Old 01-16-2012, 10:12 AM   #108
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Shower use

I have a 2007 Corvette that I take to various road tracks mainly on the east coast. Many of us who have Corvettes feel they were meant to run......400hp is wasted if not let loose on some track. I know corvette owners who brag about the fact that their car has never been in the rain........it is a car for crying out loud, they don't melt!
All that intro is a lead in to my comment on do you use your shower. Of course I use my shower............... and sink and stove and furnace and AC and microwave, etc. I think that is why AS put them in our units, no?
To each his own, I just like to take full advantage of what I have purchased, no put down on those who don't......do whatever you are most comfortable with.
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Old 01-16-2012, 10:16 AM   #109
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I wouldn't have bought it if didn't have a shower, but there were other reasons, of course.

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Old 01-16-2012, 10:25 AM   #110
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I can use all the hot water if hooked up, or they Navy way if boondocking. Either way, the shower gets used every day!

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Old 01-16-2012, 10:58 AM   #111
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My shower does not work at the moment and I have pondered the usefulness of it when camping without sewer hookup. We have been staying in camp grounds so no reason not to use their shower. Now if we had sewer or stayed where dumping gray water was ok then I would definately use the shower.

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Old 01-16-2012, 02:47 PM   #112
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We have been staying in camp grounds so no reason not to use their shower.
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Now let's see................???

Viruses
Bacteria
Fungi
Just plain dirt.
Organisms not yet identified
Inconvenience of hauling all your stuff over there.
Going out in public looking unkempt
Even more bacteria, viruses and fungi.
Rodent urine and feces.
Don't even think about where the person who used the shower before you was or was doing before showering, or worse yet doing in the shower.
There are people who routinely pee in public showers.
Dog poop from shower shoes of person before you or perhaps even your shower shoes, if you didn't look carefully on the walk over.
Even human poop if a certain unnamed forum member was camping near you.

I could probably think of a whole bunch more, but I've lost interest.

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