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Old 07-09-2009, 10:58 AM   #1
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Runnin water

When I took out the floor heaters I decided to salvage the fans for my glass shop and the pump for water I plan on cleanin the s out of it and wiring it back up to the control panel. Would this mean that I could only run the water when the bus is on or could I have limited use on reserve power? I am grabbing a sink/counter from a habitat restore. Also I am curious how to go about cutting holes in the floor to access a 35 gal tank for clean water and drain to a 35 gal gray water. I have limited expertise but an ability for great understanding. I found little help in the tutorials. A detailed explanation would be awesome.
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You just need a hole saw like this one to run the lines through.

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Old 07-09-2009, 01:15 PM   #3
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...You just need a hole saw like this one to run the lines through...
Make sure it is marked 'bi-metal' (not just for wood), and make sure you know what your obstacles and clearances are behind whatever panel you're drilling through. (Don't ask me how I know... )
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Old 07-09-2009, 02:07 PM   #4
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Also, keep in mind that if you mount your water tank above the sink, you won't need a pump for water, gravity will deliver you water with no need for power or pump.

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Would you suggest making a compartment above the sink inside or mounting one on top either way what methods for refill?
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Re: Runnin water

For filling my tank I put a garden hose valve on the end of one of the hoses on the tank. I connect my garden hose with the quick connect I put on the end, then open up the valve to fill the tank, close it when it is getting full.
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Damn, I need to get busy on my bus, All this work getting done on everyone else's. The only running water in mine, is through my kindey's
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What would the approx dimensions be for a 35 gallon tank?
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16W x 48L x 12D (Aprox. 40 Gallons)

Got this from RV Surplus site, but would imagine you could get serveral configurations.
http://www.rvsurplussalvage.com/catalog ... ct_id=2039

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1 gal = 231 cu in.
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Re: Runnin water

or insulate and have a heat tape down there and down the lines.
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