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Old 07-28-2013, 08:38 AM   #11
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Are you putting the toilet in the shower pan? it will be ok the down side is that after a shower your feet will always be wet when you want to use the toilet, the plus side is you can have a shower when on the toilet, making it this set up a time saver as well as a space saver
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The Class C has an all in one setup. The toilet sits about a half inch higher that the shower pan. Downside to the toilet in the shower other than everything is always wet..... the wet conditions rust the metal mechanics/springs of the toilet. We found it was almost as expensive to replace the rusted out mechanics as it was to buy a new rv toilet.
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lmao,
**** shower and shave eh?

the time saving factor.....

again something i never considered
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Old 07-28-2013, 10:28 AM   #14
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the constant wet feet sounds quite unappealing...

sounds like a mud pit considering the campgrounds i've been around.

hmmm ........................ decisions, decisions

the second idea would be to locate the shower across the bus from the toilet. the problem with that is that the aisle gets aweful narrow then.
bus is 88" wide inside
bath is 34", shower is 34", plus a wall or 2.... puts me at less than 18" for the aisle,

so it seems my choices are:

combo toilet shower with mud

cover the fuel tank access with shower pan, and keep the bathroom on the same side of bus.

or split the bathroom across the bus and have a narrow aisle.

which is the least of those evils?
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Old 07-28-2013, 11:56 AM   #15
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related question to the earlier post...... another waste tank question.

my waste tank is made out of PE... HDPE to be exact.

whats the proper way to attach an 3" ABS plumbing stack to it? glue? grommet? needle and thread?

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my shower is across from the toilet, works ok, I made the walls around the toilet a bit wider so you have room while sitting on the can , I also got a good toilet sealand porcelain I wanted it to be as much as hommy as I could, it keeps the family happy, so you have to get bathroom right,
for connecting your 3 inch pipe there is glues that will bond you will have to ask at the hardware stores, I would use a threaded 3 inch so you can use a threaded toilet flange gives you a bit of adjustment.
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I split our bathroom. Still have an aisle wide enough to get the full size home style range and the full size upright freezer thru the bus and out the emergency door. The shower is a 32x32 house style pan. Here are our bathroom measurements

The "front" wall divides the galley from the bath/dressing are and runs across the bus side to side. The opening betwee the twoo sides in the center of the bus is 29-3/8 inch. This is wide enough to get our large appliances out by removing the appliance door and removing the vinyl accordion doors that will be installed (one to replace shower curtain, one to install between galley partion wall and one to install along side the toilet between the partion wall and the end wall on the left hand side of the vanity sink). On the " door" side is the shower . Including the 2x4 wall to hold the plumbing (rear) and the sheet of tempered peg board we covered the backside/laundry room side we measure 36" exactly from the shower pan side of the partition wall. We came up with this measurement by placing the shower pan up against the side wall and up against the partion wall. Then we built the 2x4 wall pushed up against the shower pan. The shower pan front faces the center of the bus and measures 31-5/8 + 1-1/4 inches from the original metal siding (1-1/4 is what the insulation plus wall covering adds up to).

On the drivers side is the toilet and vanity sink. The vanity sink is plumbed to drain into the black tank. From the partion wall, the rear of the 1-3/8 thick back wall, the wall the 13"deep x 25" wide including 3/4" countertop overhang vanity is attached to, measures at 51 inches. It's roughly 14 inches from the backside of the wall to the front of the wheel well. The vanity has a 14-5/8 inch wide x 1-3/8 inch thick wall on the left hand side of the vanity when facing the rear. The toilet is backed up to the 26-3/8 + 1-1/4 inch galley partion wall, needless to say. All the walls, except for the single 2x4 plumbing wall for the shower/laundry room are made from hollow core luaun doors that we get as close to the width we need and then trim down.
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thank you both....

im gonna have to break out a micrometer and see how much room there is... something doesnt seem to add up.

maybe i'm thinking my bathroom is that big because of the shower..... without it, might go skinnier, eh?



i think the toilet stand-off was 11"-12" from each side. will have to work it with sketchup and see.

your bath, shower and aisle measurements help!

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... maybe i'm thinking my bathroom is that big because of the shower..... without it, might go skinnier, eh?

... will have to work it with sketchup and see.
How big is your shower pan?

I would suggest you get a roll of duct tape and a tape measure then lay it out on your floor. Doing this will help you to layout then tweak the plan so your holes in the floor fall between the ribs in the floor. You may have to drill a small hole and stick a marker wire into the hole, then climb under the bus to note down measurement to transfer to interior so you can lay things out and miss any problem causing areas. We were smart enough to use existing holes from the seat hardware and used a long insulation wire with a 90 bend in thr top end of it.
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without further ado (do)

angle iron engineering


and still about 10" clearance to the drain.



that shits cool!!
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