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Old 07-29-2017, 08:25 PM   #1
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Double kitchen sink or single, what’s your experienced opinion?

I want a double kitchen sink as we won’t have a dishwasher or bathroom sink, but my wife wants a single kitchen sink. I don't want to win an argument, I just want the bus to be functional. Any input from those with experience living in their bus?
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Old 07-29-2017, 08:30 PM   #2
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Rule 1 - NEVER argue with the SWMBO!
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This is what I got. One sink, deep enough and utilitarian enough.
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Old 07-30-2017, 11:14 AM   #3
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We used an old RV bathtub for our kitchen sink. It was 4 ft by 20 something inches. It was amazing! Great bath for our babies too. And we could procrastinate on doing dishes for a whole week!
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Old 07-30-2017, 11:45 AM   #4
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i have lived in a bus many yrs, and all 4 of my conversions I took a rv sink with its cabinet and installed in the bus. have had both double and single sinks but mostly double with a plywood cover over the top for when it is not in use as a sink. this is quite common for a rv. many scrap rvs have s.s. double sinks so they are quite easily procurred
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Old 07-30-2017, 10:58 PM   #5
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I would definitely go with a double sink

You don't lose any counter space because you cover up one side and use it as a counter
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Old 07-31-2017, 09:14 AM   #6
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I'm not even sure why you are asking. If the wife said, you are done.

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Old 07-31-2017, 09:24 AM   #7
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My inexperienced opinion is that in order to conserve water when doing dishes it makes sense to put soapy water in one sink bowl and clean rinse water in the second bowl. Dirty dishes go into the first bowl for cleaning, dip in the second for rinse, and off to drip dry on the countertop. I'd choose a two-bowl sink.

A person with a single-bowl sink could stack the soapy dishes on the counter until all have been washed, then drain the wash water and re-fill with rinse water, move the dishes off the counter back into the sink, clean up the soapy water mess on the counter, and move the dishes back to the counter again after rinse to drip dry. To me that sounds bothersome, but to each his own!
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