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silverbullet wrote: 14 Aug 2020, 11:07 Here's a thought: could double as a slow cooker heat source.

Do it :ok 

I like the slow cooker thing - your own 'hangi' on the move.  New potats sliced in the middle with a slither of garlic slippd inside, then wrapped tight in tin foil and slow cooked.   (we do this in the trough of the Cobb, sometimes with a smidge of butter - delicious) We used to do cheritso but i no longer eat such meats - nor can I spell it!

 
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I'll have to get another "vintage" Prestige pressure cooker like Mum used to have: because the lid has a seal and a bayonet mount, it will put up with offroad excursions without spilling veg curry all over the shop.
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Returning to the shower topic, any more reports of good/bad electric ones? Some are allegedly "branded" but search me if that means anything.

Plan is to rig up a shower curtain/duckboard combo under one awning (as a quick demountable off the awning frame), might even splash for a swanky "expedition" one if I'm feeling flush.

If I can make this work, I may actually get m'lady to venture out...
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We had the unbranded kit from eBay and it lasted three years before I snapped the spigot off the pump while trying to remove the pipe , so I replaced it with a whale sub pump and it’s been good ever since . The old pump still works, but can’t get the pipe to stay on, no glue would hold it . We Always invert the pump whilst powered up after use . 
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I foresee a short life span , and if the pump fails it’s all done for. 
we went for a 12v on a long aux power lead off the van battery . 
something like this 
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Why not heat from the bbq with steam? Like a back burner. Not wasted energy and you need to eat! Just need to top up and test fist as maybe to hot? Copper pipe through the fire to create steam, up to the water reservoir to warm. TEST FIRST. In a black box so solar is your friend? Wine says yes


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If you need a shower tray, I bought a small kids inflatable paddle pool for about 3 quid. catches the water, and can be inflated and deflated for use and stowage.
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Da dan wrote: 14 Aug 2020, 20:44 Why not heat from the bbq with steam? Like a back burner. Not wasted energy and you need to eat! Just need to top up and test fist as maybe to hot? Copper pipe through the fire to create steam, up to the water reservoir to warm. TEST FIRST. In a black box so solar is your friend? Wine says yes Image


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I have the odd nasty accident before with steam, never again. The idea is to heat water with the minimum fuss when on the move, anything else is a bonus.
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I had spied that re-chargeable one too but agree with Steve. At least with the wired ones you can replace the pump if needs be. I don't see the obsession for everything to run wireless with Li ion batteries. Yes the performance is impressive compared to previous battery technology but they are perishable and costly to replace if that is even possible. Gadgetry for the sake of it. For specific applications they are great but if you are within distance for a wired power source to me this is the best choice.

I have gone for this, I'll be happy if I get three years out of it

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Had a look here Rinsekit.co.uk 👍🏻
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sorry to disappoint you but the pressure cooker is not leak proof until it has built up pressure and forces the seal to expand. ( seal is concaved on the inside).
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syncrowjoker wrote: 15 Aug 2020, 15:19 Had a look here Rinsekit.co.uk 👍🏻
We dont even have a power shower ar home! Wastes far too much water, I disconnected the pump and we got a rebate ;)
Whale sub pump, waterproof switch and domestic shower head looks to be the durable way forward.
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silverbullet wrote: 14 Aug 2020, 20:15 Whale sub pump, waterproof switch and domestic shower head looks to be the durable way forward.

Another thoughtfully designed custom addition to the Caravelle!

 
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Splurt wrote: 16 Aug 2020, 00:53
silverbullet wrote: 14 Aug 2020, 20:15 Whale sub pump, waterproof switch and domestic shower head looks to be the durable way forward.

Another thoughtfully designed custom addition to the Caravelle!
 

It might cost a little more, but cheap chinese nasty always disappoints.
weimarbus wrote: 15 Aug 2020, 16:07 sorry to disappoint you but the pressure cooker is not leak proof until it has built up pressure and forces the seal to expand. ( seal is concaved on the inside).
But the moment it has warmed up a bit, there is pressure and then its sealed. Only needs 1psi because the seal area is so large? I only want to prevent seepage...
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