When you're camping -- whether it be in a tent or a small trailer -- sometimes you miss the comforts of home like a hot shower. While many larger trailers have showers built into them, tents and smaller pop-up tent trailers may not. Many campers will string up a gravity-fed solar heated water shower, these sometimes will lack the force needed to provide a good shower. Using a water pump system will give you the added pressure for a proper shower.
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Things you need
- 10 feet, 3/8-inch diameter clear vinyl tubing
- 2 hose clamps
- Liquid fertiliser spray jug that has a pump system
- Black spray paint
- Tube of silicone
Remove the attached hose from the pump spray jug and replace the tubing with the clear vinyl tubing. Place a hose clamp around the connection and tighten it.
Connect the hose that was attached to the pump spray jug to the end of the clear vinyl tubing, and secure with a hose clamp. The original hose has a wand at the end of that will be used as the shower head.
Paint the pump spray jug with the black spray paint and allow it to dry.
Fill the spray jug with water, pump the handle to pressurise the system and test the connections to make sure there are no leaks. Use a bead of silicone around the connections to further seal them if there are any leaks.
Fill the spray jug with water, leave it in the sun for the water to heat up. Pump the handle to pressurise the system and enjoy your hot shower.
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