water trouble.

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  1. sunni4610

    sunni4610

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    Hi everyone,
    just got back from stratford show;
    sorry i missed everyone ; my fresh water filler is abit high, filling from
    10 ltr containers is difficult any better ideas please,

    many thanks
    sunni 4610
    avanguard 200.
     
  2. johnson

    johnson Read Only Funster

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    portable 12V water pump

    it's a submersible pump with about 2 metres of hose and a 12v cigarette socvet type lead

    can't remember the brand but caravan shops have loads

    Paul
     
  3. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    Two solutions:

    1: Stepleadder.

    2: Hosepipe.
     
  4. peter marshall

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    Hi Sunni
    Johnsons idea seem a good one:thumb:, I personaly use a 5 ltr water bottle and a funnel when no tap available for the hose, Pete:thumb::thumb:
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    i fill using a submersible pump and container if no tap close by but....

    stratford a couple of years ago....sub pump stopped working and in desperation i removed the 6" screw cap on top of the tank, mine was under the dinette seat, and filled direct from the container into it.
     
  6. GJH

    GJH Funster Life Member

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    Our Autoquest 100 came with a submersible pump as Johnson mentions and has a socket on the side next to the water filler. I'm surprised your van doesn't have the same as the Avantgarde 200 models used to have a similar arrangement. The socket is the Euro version rather than the usual cigarette lighter one.
     
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    We have avantgard 200, do you have a12v connecting point between battery box and loo door like ours ,Wehad similar question answered by funsters,we bought a 12v pump £13, a 12v connector easily wired to the pump £2.80 and a 25l water container £7.99.
    :Smile:
     
  8. Reallyretired

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    Appears nobody has mentioned the watering can yet. I have a submersible pump and an aquaroll but still carry the watering can, fuss free and the multiple trips to the tap must be good exercise. :Smile:
     

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