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Project by cargovanconversion posted 10-04-2013 01:44 PM 1516 views 9 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This simple dual water point offers easy access to water anywhere in my garden. It includes storage of a permanently attached hose of 50 ft. at the backside, mostly hidden from view. This easy weekend project has a price tag of about $30.00.
You can download a pdf-file of this project at cargovanconversion.com

-- My website describes the conversion of my Dodge B-250 van into a small RV. I deal with a lot of woodworking, but hope to be quite specific on solar as well. - cargovanconversion.com





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johnstoneb

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#1 posted 10-04-2013 02:20 PM

Good idea. You just solved a problem I have with hoses and access to water for my yard

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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ohwoodeye

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#2 posted 10-04-2013 05:35 PM

Nice project but unfortunately it won’t work in snow states. Unless those posts are burried 4’ deep the frost would heave those up snapping your water line. Should work fine for Florida.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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cargovanconversion

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#3 posted 10-04-2013 06:01 PM

ohwoodeye:

Well said!

However, the length of the posts, as well as the type of pipe and insulation can be simply adapted to local circumstances and building codes.

And Yes, not much to worry about, here in Florida.

Van.

-- My website describes the conversion of my Dodge B-250 van into a small RV. I deal with a lot of woodworking, but hope to be quite specific on solar as well. - cargovanconversion.com

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Fishinbo

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#4 posted 10-07-2013 02:26 PM

Great idea, that’s one practical and functional build for the garden. Well done!

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WayneC

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#5 posted 10-07-2013 02:43 PM

Very nice.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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