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Old 07-27-2014, 09:10 AM   #1
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Shower head question

I'm not sure if this has been covered before, but does anyone have any recommendations for a better shower head for their trailer? The water pressure, if you can even call it that, I get from mine is laughable at best. I prefer to shower in my own trailer rather than use campground showers because often times those ones have a lot of 'creepy-crawlies'. Has anyone replaced their shower head, and is there a certain make or type that would be better? Thanks.
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Old 07-27-2014, 09:29 AM   #2
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quick fix

Due to the very poor flow through the showerhead we were thinking about a replacement but then I over tightened the shower hose connection and cracked it. When I installed the new hose we found that there was a washer with a very small center home which we assume was a flow restrictor and also a back flow preventer. We removed these two devices and now we have a showerhead that actually works and that is with only 32 psi of water pressure.
We just read this same procedure in another post but I could not find the tread.
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Old 07-27-2014, 10:08 AM   #3
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Buy the Oxygenics Shower head and you will be happy. Camping world usually has them for abt $40
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Buy the Oxygenics Shower head and you will be happy. Camping world usually has them for abt $40
X2. Worth every penny. Makes a big difference.
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Buy the Oxygenics Shower head and you will be happy. Camping world usually has them for abt $40
X2 - installed the Oxygenics last year - best shower head on the market for RV owners.
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Due to the very poor flow through the showerhead we were thinking about a replacement but then I over tightened the shower hose connection and cracked it. When I installed the new hose we found that there was a washer with a very small center home which we assume was a flow restrictor and also a back flow preventer. We removed these two devices and now we have a showerhead that actually works and that is with only 32 psi of water pressure.
We just read this same procedure in another post but I could not find the tread.

I haven't changed anything yet. Ours seems to do OK for us (so far) I think when I get around to it, I'm going to check out Kamper Dave's idea.
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Old 07-27-2014, 07:23 PM   #7
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x2 -install the Oxygenics. First thing I replace.
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Old 07-27-2014, 07:26 PM   #8
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Oxygenic is the only way to go my wife said they are on sale for $26.00 at camping world. Do your self a favor and get one you will not regret it.
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Old 07-27-2014, 07:38 PM   #9
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Yep Oxygenics for sure smartest upgrade we did. Old shower head only lasted one trip before we realized it was crap.
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Old 07-27-2014, 07:50 PM   #10
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I replaced ours with one I got from Lowe's. Much nicer.
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Old 08-06-2014, 11:35 PM   #11
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Thanks everyone! I'm picking up my Oxygenics shower head in the morning. Thanks for the suggestions!
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Due to the very poor flow through the showerhead we were thinking about a replacement but then I over tightened the shower hose connection and cracked it. When I installed the new hose we found that there was a washer with a very small center home which we assume was a flow restrictor and also a back flow preventer. We removed these two devices and now we have a showerhead that actually works and that is with only 32 psi of water pressure.
We just read this same procedure in another post but I could not find the tread.
What is a center home?
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Old 11-21-2019, 10:19 AM   #13
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What is a center home?
a small center hole to restrict the flow of water.

We also plumbed in a small pressure tank to maintain a continuous flow at 40psi. This greatly reduces the cycling of the RV water pump or pressure fluctuations when hooked to the campground water supply.
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