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Old 07-09-2013, 07:44 AM   #1
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Quick water and electric connection idea.

I wanted a quick way to connect city water and electric service to my U-Haul CT-13. Here are my solutions:

Water: Installation of a 50ft spiraled water hose in a 4" drain tube. Works perfect. No more problems with water spill in the car or the trailer due to the water remaining in the hose because everything stay outside.

Electricity: Installation of a 50ft retractable extention cable. I had to replace the plugs to swap sex type. Male to female and female to male.

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Old 07-09-2013, 08:22 AM   #2
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Ingenious !!!

I like your no fuss approach.
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I like that.... makes me wonder if I can make a similar adaptation to mine!!
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We like quick setup as well. One item we use to speed up connection is a slip on, quick connect water house connection, no screw on for the male portion at the trailer.
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Old 07-09-2013, 08:53 AM   #5
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Nice job.
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Old 07-09-2013, 10:22 AM   #6
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I like the infomercials on that shrinking collapsible hose on TV. My daughter bought two of them about 3 months ago and now she said they have pin holes in them and leak. I dont know it its because of the sun and/or combination of being a cheap TV gimmick. That would fit into the drain also.. Great ideas that I am now considering.
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Old 07-09-2013, 10:28 AM   #7
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To stop leaks from your stowed water hose just screw the two ends together before you stash the hose. It also keeps trash and small critters out of the hose.
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