Outfitting the trailer for full hook up camping - Fiberglass RV


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Old 07-09-2008, 02:44 PM   #1
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I have never camped with hook ups before, so I am looking for a supply check list to make sure I'm prepared for all electrical and plumbing needs.

Is there a general checklist for this posted somewhere? If so, can someone point me in the right direction please, otherwise, could we start a list here? Thanks!!


Right now I've got:
- a potable water hose (need to go out and check the length - what length do people recommend??)
- water pressure regulator
- sewer hose (w/ connector for trailer end)

I think I'll need:
- some type of sewer hose adapter thing for the outlet end while hooked up?
- power adapter?? What kind(s), I have no idea
- extension cord?? Is there a recommended length or gauge??

Anything else I'm missing?

Thanks everyone!!!
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Old 07-09-2008, 05:12 PM   #2
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B Sure to put the water pressure regulator on the campground side of the water hose B cause some camp grounds have to much pressure and U want to limit the pressure in the hose so it does not swell up in the heet of the sun and burst. It still could do that however the regulator is normally at 50 PSI and the "White" hose is made to handle that.

WalMart sells most of the stuff you would require.
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Old 07-09-2008, 05:42 PM   #3
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A(30 to 20 amp adapter) 30amp (trailer side)to 20 amp (meter side)adapter in case there's no 30 amp sevice where your going..... I also carry a 50 foot length of 12 gauge extension cord that plugs into a regular 20 amp circuit
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Old 07-09-2008, 07:01 PM   #4
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I have never camped with hook ups before, so I am looking for a supply check list to make sure I'm prepared for all electrical and plumbing needs.


Thanks everyone!!!

If you've camped without hookups and it worked well for you, why change?

I connect to electricity if it's there. Water, I've connected twice.
Sewer connection, since I don't have a toilet or shower it's not a problem. I do have to admit I've drained by gray water tank twice in camp sites with sewer hoop ups.

We've spent around 100 nights out.



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If you've camped without hookups and it worked well for you, why change?
Maybe because Lainey is coming to the Oregon Gathering and has paid for hookups. Seems like a simple enough question to answer.
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Old 07-09-2008, 09:52 PM   #6
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B Sure to put the water pressure regulator on the campground side of the water hose
Now that's a good plan. Something I probably wouldn't have though of on my own unless a malfunction forced me to think about it.


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Maybe because Lainey is coming to the Oregon Gathering and has paid for hookups. Seems like a simple enough question to answer.
That IS my motivation to the question! I can't get over how cheap the full hook up sites are either! I paid more per night for no hook ups last summer in the Alberta Rockies! (which really sucked, since my old battery was toast)


Any other goodies I should make sure to bring??
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The sewer hookups at Bullard's require a standard RV screw in/push in connector. You can't just shove the hose down the connector.
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Saw a 30ft 10gauge AC Electrical cord for RV's today at WalMart for less than $40USD. It had connectors on each end (50A on campground side) and a fm connector on the camper end. They also had all the converter plugs and sewer items.
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