Gas Hot Water Shower Kit | Unsealed 4×4 Magazine Review
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Do you really need a shower in your 4X4? And is the Bushranger unit the right one for you? Here what Unsealed 4×4 think about our Portable Gas Hot Water Shower Kit.
We want all the modern creature comforts of home but at the same time we’re all conscious of how much weight we’re carrying. And that’s a good thing, but it makes things hard when trying to justify what we need versus what we want. With my own personal vehicle, I’ve got the room and payload available to do a fair bit of accessorising, and the one thing that I miss on long trips, is a nice warm shower to start or end the day. I decided to start looking into what was available on the market.
I started with a cheap hang-up solar shower that you just fill up with water, hang in a tree to capture sunlight while it heats up, and then you simply twist a nozzle to, quite frankly, have the worst shower you will ever have. A solid idea, but an even more solid yeah-nah from me.
I then investigated under bonnet showers, which I like the idea of, but didn’t really want to start cutting into my vehicles cooling system. More importantly, I wanted to keep whatever unit I decided on as a portable unit. Next…
This left me with gas-powered units, of which there are a fair few styles and models available. I decided to go with the Bushranger unit for a few reasons, it is affordable coming in at under $300, and selfishly, it fits perfectly in a space at the back of my canopy, making for easy and safe transport when not in use. After six-months of testing, I’ve made a few solid conclusions on the unit, and can once and for all answer the question… do you really need a shower in your 4X4? continue to read more>>
The Bushranger® Portable Gas Hot Water Shower is a great camping shower. Allows you the option of instant hot water wherever you go. Taking only a few minutes to set up, the camping shower offers instant hot water from a water source of your choice. Designed to reduce water consumption, the portable shower uses only 6 litres of water per minute without compromising showerhead pressure. Whether you’re camping, caravanning, 4×4 driving, boating or even needing to wash the animals, this portable gas hot water shower is a quick and easy solution to having the creature comforts of home.
Quick and Easy Set Up Easily connectable components make set-up simple, all the controls, temperature gauge and showerhead are clearly labelled. Connects and uses LPG gas as used in BBQ’s etc. Instantaneous Hot Water The unit heats 360 litres of water per hour, with a water-saving flow of only 6 litres per minute. Operates off the grid, the heat exchanger requires two ‘D’ cell batteries, a water source to operate, and 12V power sources for the pump. The unit will last 14+ hours operating on a 9kg gas bottle, on maximum settings.
Safety Manufactured and certified to strict Australian Standards.
Built with numerous safety features including:
- Water flow and temperature sensors
- Maximum water temperature shut off, the unit will shut off if the temperature exceeds 50 degrees
- Tilt switch, if the unit is bumped or knocked over, an automatic shut down will occur
- Flame failure safety device
- Automatic electronic gas ignition
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