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Old 02-25-2004, 11:17 PM   #1
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McGiver shower

I am thinking about putting an end on my fresh water
drain so I can hookup a hose to use outside. Maybe beef up
the drain with pex. Maybe have separate hot and cold drains so I could take a shower.Can anyone tell me why that is a stupid
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Not at all a stupid idea. I would strongly encourage you to install a backflow preventer in the line (or lines) feeding the hose bib.

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Old 02-26-2004, 09:39 AM   #3
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Hey Mark,
Just the kind of input I was looking for. I am not too
afraid of what would back up into the system form a 4 foot
shower hose . should I be ?
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Any time you put on a hose bib, or even shower type faucet, there is no telling what somebody might want to attach. I'd be strongly tempted to connect a wand for flushing the waste water tanks, just for an example.

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Old 02-27-2004, 12:52 AM   #5
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Smart thinkin Mark...I will take your advice on the backflow
preventer. . I really do like the idea of using the drains as an outdoor faucet. Ya know,... the whole dual purpose thing.
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