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I build this mobile shower to take with me on shore dive trips where no fresh water is available to rinse off gear. For the water tanks I used cat litter containers from Costco. Every 2-3 weeks I have one that normally goes into the trash, so this was a very cheap solution. I got the pump for $25 at Amazon, but you might get them at your local marine shop too. The car power connector is made from an old cell phone charger. I got all other pieces at the hardware store.

Item list:
• 12V submersible pump
• Car power connector and cable
• One or more water tanks with a wide enough opening to get the pump in
• 1ft 1/2in hose
• ¾ end cap
• Shower hose
• ¾ in hose connector
• 2 hose clamps

I originally planned to build a switch into the power cord but found out that the way I use this does not require one, plugging the connector in and out the car power outlet worked just fine.


so how do you build this?
This is great! How is the pressure?
Im starting trucking and this would be very usefull on long no land trips!!!!! <br>
The pumps a neat twist and its small enough to be portable. Back in the stone age when I was young, dad had a semitruck tire tube that he attached a hose coupling to, thrown on top of the car or truck and filled with water, it warmed in the sun all day and gravity supplied us with a warm shower before going home from the beach. 40some years later I can still recall the rubber smell of that water !

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