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Hoselink and Recreational vehicles – a match made in heaven

By Alan Betteridge

Is there anything more annoying than to get to your favourite caravan park only to find that your water connections leak?  Not only is it annoying but time consuming as you search through a myriad of spare fittings and replace ‘O’ rings in search of a waterproof seal.

Whether you own a motorhome or, as in my case, a caravan this is always an ongoing problem.  The problem lies with ordinary hose fittings not being designed or indeed capable of being taken off and on multiple times. In addition to leaking problems there is always the constant risk of a hose becoming detached from the fitting while you are either sleeping or away exploring the area you are staying in.

Can you imagine anything worse than waking up or coming home and finding your camp spot now resembles a small swimming pool?  A good neighbour may notice and turn off the tap, but you can’t always depend on that, particularly if it happens during the night.

Having had experienced the utter delights of owning Hoselink connectors on all of my taps at home I thought why not fit the caravan with them?  The cost to do so is not too bad but the benefits of doing so are priceless.  No more leaking taps and wasted time and peace of mind knowing they will not become disconnected and cause mayhem if you are away or asleep.

Since converting my van to Hoselink connectors I have not had any more leakage problems or wasted time when connecting up.  Caravan park owners are happy with the result as well, after all it is them that have to pay the water rates and a leaking tap can use a huge amount of water.  Imagine what having 30 or 40 leaking taps at home would do to your water rates bill?  In fact one park owner in an area that was suffering drought conditions confided in me that he wished all van and motorhome owners would do the same.  Not only would it save him money but precious water as well.  He said if he had his way he would make them a mandatory fitting in all vans and motorhomes using the park.

High praise indeed.

The cost to convert my van to Hoselink connectors was less than $25 – probably the best money I’ve spent in years.

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Drinking Water Retractable Hose Reel 15m

ITEM: 3515 Drinking Water Retractable Hose Reel 15m

Rating: 4.83 6 reviews Ideal for caravans & organic gardeners More Info

$167.00

Outback Starter Kit

ITEM: 2210 Residential Outback Starter Kit

Rating: 4.94 635 reviews Basic twist nozzle plus connectors for tap and hose More Info

$21.90

Universal Tap Connector

ITEM: 2320 Residential Universal Tap Connector

Rating: 4.96 1057 reviews Experience a watertight seal that won’t burst off More Info

$5.90

Hose Connector with Flow Control (12mm)

ITEM: 2423 Residential Hose Connector with Flow Control (12mm)

Rating: 4.82 68 reviews Complete water control at the end of your hose More Info

$7.90

Accessory Connector

ITEM: 2470 Residential Accessory Connector

Rating: 4.93 556 reviews Connects to most spray guns, sprinklers and accessories More Info

$5.90

Basic Starter Kit

ITEM: 2260 Residential Basic Starter Kit

Rating: 4.96 595 reviews Connectors for tap and hose, add your own sprayer More Info

$19.50

Click-on Adapter Set

ITEM: 2491 Residential Click-on Adapter Set

Rating: 4.94 2567 reviews Easily attach your ‘click-on’ watering accessories More Info

$6.90

Click-on Adapter

ITEM: 2490 Click-on Adapter

Rating: 4.93 696 reviews Easily connect to your ‘click-on’ watering accessories More Info

$2.90

Cleaning Bundle

ITEM: 9966 Cleaning Bundle

Rating: 5.00 4 reviews For easy car, house and outdoor cleaning More Info

$122.90

Super Jet Washer

ITEM: 5563 Super Jet Washer

Rating: 4.89 718 reviews Make easy work of a tough job More Info

$38.90

Extendable Cleaning Brush

ITEM: 7003 Extendable Cleaning Brush

Rating: 4.58 50 reviews Super soft bristles + water flow control More Info

$42.90

Angled Tap Protector

ITEM: 2741 Angled Tap Protector

Rating: 4.83 6 reviews Changes direction of the hose from the tap More Info

$7.90

Super Soft Drying Towel - Large

ITEM: 7000 Super Soft Drying Towel - Large

Rating: 4.95 155 reviews Beats a chamois hands down More Info

$22.90

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Super Soft Drying Towel - Small

ITEM: 7001 Super Soft Drying Towel - Small

Rating: 4.86 7 reviews Beats a chamois hands down More Info

$12.90

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Merino Wash Mitt

ITEM: 7005 Merino Wash Mitt

Rating: 4.90 50 reviews Gently cleans for a flawless finish! More Info

$24.90

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Wool Mitt & Super Soft Towel Set

ITEM: 7008 Wool Mitt & Super Soft Towel Set

Rating: 5.00 1 reviews Wash & dry with ease More Info

$44.90

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3/4" US Thread Adapter

ITEM: 2731 3/4" US Thread Adapter

Rating: 4.67 3 reviews Converts AU Tap Connector into US thread More Info

$2.00

US Thread Caravan Connector

ITEM: 2730 US Thread Caravan Connector

Rating: 4.96 49 reviews For caravans with a US style thread More Info

$5.90

Spare O-Rings 12mm

ITEM: 2720 Residential Spare O-Rings 12mm

Rating: 4.93 121 reviews Ensure a watertight seal More Info

$2.00

Accessory Connector Cap

ITEM: 2742 Accessory Connector Cap

Rating: 5.00 4 reviews Seals off fittings from insects & dirt More Info

$2.00

Accessory Connector with End Cap

ITEM: 2743 Residential Accessory Connector with End Cap

Rating: 5.00 1 reviews Seals off hose end to stop insects, lizards & dirt More Info

$6.90

Boat Ear Muffs Single-Feed

ITEM: 9500K Boat Ear Muffs Single-Feed

Rating: 4.96 24 reviews Ideal for smaller outboard motors More Info

$17.90

Boat Ear Muffs Dual-Feed

ITEM: 9501K Boat Ear Muffs Dual-Feed

Rating: 4.96 83 reviews Securely flush your engine More Info

$29.90

Drinking Water Hose 10m

ITEM: 4111 Drinking Water Hose 10m

Rating: 5.00 29 reviews Great for caravanners - No Taste, No Smell, Non-Toxic More Info

$25.90

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Drinking Water Hose 20m

ITEM: 4121 Drinking Water Hose 20m

Rating: 4.91 33 reviews Great for caravanners - No Taste, No Smell, Non-Toxic More Info

$49.90

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