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Old 06 June 2007, 11:49   #1
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Deck Showers - where ?

Hi guys - where might I find a deck shower for my Medline II. I need an all-in-one unit which is the pump and nozzel together which runs to a bladder and powered by 12v.

I have done some research with goog and various other sites but keep hitting a blank or only units suitable for yachts and larger craft which run from a centeral pressurised system.

Any ideas - thanks in advance......
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What about a large garden sprayer???
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Old 06 June 2007, 14:55   #3
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I believe an American company manufactures what you are looking for - Golden limited.

Do a Google search for Golden Showers and let us know what you find.

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Another idea

How about a caravan water pump:- Carver Thames Water Pump w Hose
12v pump, which you place into your water tank, then attach fix a pipe joining kit through the lid of the water tank/barrel to connect the shower end to and run the wires from the pump to your switch?

All available from Towsure
Pump - 44.95
Trigger shower head 19.95

Just a thought.
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Mmmmmm........

....a couple of good ideas there.
1. The longest hose B&Q do is 60ft which kind of prohibits my cruising ground and doesn't best utilise my 240ltr fuel tank.
2. Golden Showers - good tip, however I've now found another forum where already I've logged up 124 posts and arranged a "Cruise".
3. One can always rely on R.W for the safe option - thanks Rich.....
4. Thanks but I was looking for something pressurised !

May I continue to seek further ideas........now back to that other forum where things are just starting to pick up...
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....a couple of good ideas there.
1. The longest hose B&Q do is 60ft which kind of prohibits my cruising ground and doesn't best utilise my 240ltr fuel tank.
2. Golden Showers - good tip, however I've now found another forum where already I've logged up 124 posts and arranged a "Cruise".
3. One can always rely on R.W for the safe option - thanks Rich.....
4. Thanks but I was looking for something pressurised !

May I continue to seek further ideas........now back to that other forum where things are just starting to pick up...
I meant a killer spray type thing - it IS pressurised and you can leave it in the sun to warm up!!!

it even comes with a lance so you can get into every nook and cranny - just remember to wash out the weedkiller first.......
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Like this ?

This set up has a below deck tank, a pump under console and is operated by a switch on the main panel.
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A lot of boaters use a garden sprayer here not so much for on-board, but for rinsing the trailer after launching/recovering.

I thought about it for a on-board rinse, but I think I'm going to go with a plumbed in system if I can find a bladder that will work in my below-deck space. I can get something like a ParMax pump for a couple of hundred dollars, and simply route the hose to wherever I want the nozzle. Sounds easier than it actually will be, I assume (kind of the way it goes, though, isn't it?)

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Our posts crossed. The pics. are of the system on my boat. ( Came with the boat). If you need more detail please ask.
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