This is such an ingenious idea! I have been using pocket showers for years with backpacking, but this takes it to a whole new level. You could even fill this container with fresh water, leave it in the sun during the day, and voila… Warm shower in the evening without having to boil water!
Originally posted on Astrolabe Sailing:
Wildwood is too small to have a shower inside, so I got this great idea on a hot outdoor shower from a friend of mine.
Head down to your local hardware or gardening store and buy yourself a pressurised weed sprayer container – the one where you pump the handle to get the pressure up.
Check out the irrigation section and select a shower head – for watering plants, one where you can hold the handle down to turn the water on and off (to water the plants) – my one has got lots of different settings.
If the hose diameter is different (like mine was) then you need to get a fitting to step between sizes. Preferably something that isn’t going to go rusty. This was beyond my level of technical expertise, so I got all the shop assistants running around the different departments in the shop to come up…
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