Jayco RV Owners Forum
 


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 10-16-2010, 09:05 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 51
Expanding fresh water capacity.

Wondering what others do to expand their fresh water capacity. One of our favorite campgrounds has many site with electric only. We have a 314BDS and 5 people so our freshwater lasts us about a day to day-and-a-half.
Can we add second tank for more capacity? How about adding a larger tank altogether. We never tow with the tank filled, always fill at campground so weight is not a real issue.
Thanks in advance.
Jon
__________________

Jon Jenkins is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2010, 11:29 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
JPBeck's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Southern California
Posts: 527
When I was a kid my dad bought a 30 gallon water tank and installed in under one of the bench seats in the dining area. The only drag was he had to run a hose to the other side to fill it.
http://www.incaplastics.com/products/w30g.htm
(good ppl there)

If you look in mods you'll see what I do--- I just carry a 30 gal barrel and a 110Volt water pump. That way I have a unlimited amount of water. Only drag is I still have to dump the gray water once a week.
__________________

__________________

Regards,
JP
2007 20BH Jayco JayFlight
2009 F150 5.4L SCrew Cab XLT
JPBeck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2010, 02:45 PM   #3
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 51
Excellent. That is what I've been looking for. Great idea with the pump. Bi wouldn't have thought about a pump. Went on first trip, filled the accessorie tank and then been.......huh? How am I going to lift and pour that into my fresh tank
Only other thought was buying a couple hundred more feet of hose
Jon Jenkins is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2011, 11:12 PM   #4
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 5
I purchased a 125 gallon tank and I went to lowes and got the reduction down to a make hose fitting and a ball valve, I just let it flow and fill up the FW tank and we are set i have 125G and 40g on my 2010 33RLDS

I will post a pic
dpa4747 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-22-2011, 12:37 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: North Idaho/Arizona
Posts: 5,303
Lots of people carry a plastic barrel or a water bladder. If there is water near by you can just fill them when needed.
__________________
2011 Eagle 330RLTS with just about every option.
2017 Silverado 1500 4x4 5.3 with tow package.

I was born with nothing and I still have most of it left.
clutch is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Virginia State Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:15 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.