110 gal hydro well / Ford transit 250

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  1. Total_Rookie
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    Just curious if anyone here has installed this into a long wheel base. I'm so tired of the old connect the hose to the house thing, and feel I could save some time. There are so many times when their spigot is stripped, or a plastic pvc type jimmy rig. I'm in sunny so cal so no need to worry about freezing.
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    And carry 3 fiddy footers in case.
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    Before you add a big ass tank in your van, look for those who've taken their water tank out.

    There's pros and cons to both setups. And if you're in Southern California, I'd keep using a water hose
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    Can you show us a picture of your water hose setup?
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    If I had to look for water on every job, I'd be as cranky as Ladwig.
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    It saves you time (money) liability (money) and you have piece of mind.

    Get one..get two... get three of them! :winky:
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    Are you sure it saves money. An extra 900lbs. I know you've been in this game longer than me, so I'm sure you know the difference in more vs. less weight in our vans. Breaks, Transmission, engine, etc. Nausea from the water moving around
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    Shut up. No one asked you
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    Yes. So you can add 3 or 4 passenger or you vehicle will break? :oldrolleyes: Never ever had a transmission go on any of our trucks due to weight of the cargo. Old trucks with high miles are the only tranny's I've ever replaced.

    Gas? Dude you save 10-15 minutes every job. Cifer that for a year and you tell me. :winky:

    Get a tank with baffles not just an open one that sloshes.
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    I'm trying to save 10-15min on every job by getting out of my trailer. Give me one step at a time, geez
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    I"m pretty quick hooking up and unhooking the garden hose. Give me 5min or less combined
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    Maybe but you'd be rolling and unrolling pretty fast. That doesn't account for the homes where you have to search for a spigot or when you have to add another 50 to reach it. Not to mention when they shut it off for winter.

    The more jobs you do the more the time you lose a day. At some point you could have done one more job in the same amount of time.

    Your box van has the room and capacity!
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    Remember when he used to make idiot excuses about his trailer?

    He'll come around.
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    It's fun to argue with you

    Plus, if it weren't for guys like me, I wouldn't have any good advice for the other trailer draggers out there
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    Here ya go Matt.

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    That's an awesome setup you have. I wouldn't waste the space for a tank. If you have a full day of carpet cleaning, 3-5jobs, how long will that 100gallon tank last before you need to unroll the hose again to fill it up anyway?
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    I live in southern Oregon, in the winter you have to wrap your faucets. Having 110 gallons of water is a real time saver. I also do rental properties and they like to shut the water off in between renters. The tank is huge and takes a lot of space but I find it worth it.

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