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    Onboard Water Logistics

    BUMP looking into more info on tank gauges
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    Onboard Water Logistics

    toyota tacoma, DCLB. main water tank is 12 gal capacity. thinking about adding a 5g tank for hot water only as I'm not planning on using a heat exchanger
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    Tacoma Bed Build -- Securing to Bed?

    I've got a 2016 DCLB Tacoma (composite bed). I'm finishing up my bed build which is a heavy duty drawer/storage system with the base made of 1/2" ply. What are the best options to secure the base to the bed? I was thinking about using well nuts bc they would seal themselves and wouldn't...
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    Onboard Water Logistics

    I actually purchased one as well for heating with a thermostat when I have a chance to figure that all out its got 300W and 600W options. The 600W would be 50A and so wouldn't be able to run that for too long, but I think I could run it for about 30-45 min on a charged battery (I've got an aux...
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    Onboard Water Logistics

    I just wanted to see which kind of gauges people are using specifically -- seems like there are a lot of options and don't have experience with these. I'd rather get it right the first time then deal with a poor quality gauge and run out of water
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    Onboard Water Logistics

    I'm new to the whole onboard water thing, and have a few logistical questions: What are options for filling tanks? If you have a connection for hose fill-up, what is the method to ensure it doesn't over-flow just a high mounted over-flow tubing? To keep things simple, I was planning on...
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    Suggestions for wiring up Dometic

    is there any particular reason you opted not to fuse at a buse box? i was planning on wiring mine to aux fuse box w/ 10 amp fuse
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    Aux Fuse Box Question for power to truck bed

    please excuse my ignorance (im very new all things electrical), my understanding is that bus bars are not fused and are merely a distribution hub -- so this would require heavier duty in-line fuses or circuit breaker? thanks for that, and yeah. the inverter i'm not even sure i would...
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    On Board Water Remote Gauge

    that option is very neat! i like that you don't need to drill the tank at all -- downside is the set-up is going to cost me more than the tank, water pump, and electrical to wire everything :unsure:
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    On Board Water Remote Gauge

    but if truck isn't on level ground isn't that going to significantly affect that?
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    On Board Water Remote Gauge

    clever. unfortunately for my build the tank will not be anywhere with line of sight to the tank, so i would need a true remote gauge...
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    Aux Fuse Box Question for power to truck bed

    I've got a Long Bed Tacoma and my plan is to have a blue sea fuse box along with switch pros under hood wired to dual battery. for the truck bed I will need power for: - fridge/freezer - 12 v water pump (in the future, I will plan to utilize a 12v immersion hot water pump -- currently looking...
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    On Board Water Remote Gauge

    the tank im looking at unfortunately is not transparent
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    On Board Water Remote Gauge

    more specifically the logistics of that -- installing such a float in a sealed plastic tank without damaging the structural integrity and preventing leaks
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