What does everyone use for water storage?

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Hey, so I usually use a 5 gallon Reliance AquaPak for storing water but I hate lugging the thing around campgrounds to refill it and it usually only gets me about 2 -3 days off grid. So I am interested in seeing what everyone else uses for vehicle or trailer/camper ( I know most campers will have a mounted tank somewhere but maybe some of the teardrop guys can chime in).
here is a picture of my rigs. they aren't glamorous or expensive and no cool gear but they work for what I need them for lol.
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10 gallon tank in my tear drop and up to three 5gal Scepter's that can be mounted on (or in) my Cruiser. Dispensing from the Scepters is either usb faucet with filter, set on top of trailer with hose and valve (more water pressure) or just pour. Proximity to water is how I decide what I bring. In my old Jeeps I would use the water cubes (forgot name). They were easier to secure for hard core trails.
I have a canvas bucket with a spout. Folds up flat and makes it way easier to fill from streams.
 
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10 gallon tank in my tear drop and up to three 5gal Scepter's that can be mounted on (or in) my Cruiser. Dispensing from the Scepters is either usb faucet with filter, set on top of trailer with hose and valve (more water pressure) or just pour. Proximity to water is how I decide what I bring. In my old Jeeps I would use the water cubes (forgot name). They were easier to secure for hard core trails.
I have a canvas bucket with a spout. Folds up flat and makes it way easier to fill from streams.
Is the tank in the tear drop a built in tank?
 

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I use the Scepter 5 gal for general carry and have rigged up a valve and spout to use for camp. I also carry some sort of filtration (MSR or Platypus) and use those as much as possible to reduce need to carry so much water.
 
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I use 3 five gallon buckets 2 with drinking water and one with tap water. I bolted down 3 three gallon buckets to a platform and placed the five gallon ones inside the empty three gallon buckets. I used a 12 volt pump with a quick connection hose for easy dispersal.
 

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I have two of the 5 gallon "water cube" cans under my counter (one supply, one for the sink drain), and another one in the back storage. Gives me 10 gallons, plus we usually bring some bottled water.
The pictures show a mock-up while I was building it, and the finished counter.counter frame.jpgint3.jpg
 

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For a car it would be cool to have a faucet at the bottom of that tank to fill pans, bottles etc.
That is not the only link out there but a hundo for a 20+gallon tank aint bad. LOL
Zim
Unfortunately the same thing here would cost twice as much before any shipping charges ( if there would be any) usually its the shipping that kills us here lol. but I looked through that site, found their " we ship to Canada" and it looks like similar tanks are $200 + ( couldnt find the exact same tank) then add tax ( 15% ) and ... well its not worth it anymore lol.
 

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I have two of the 5 gallon "water cube" cans under my counter (one supply, one for the sink drain), and another one in the back storage. Gives me 10 gallons, plus we usually bring some bottled water.
The pictures show a mock-up while I was building it, and the finished counter.View attachment 219183View attachment 219184
Nice! similar to what I use now .... just without the sink lol.
 

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I use the scepter 5gal water cans in the back of the 4runner, easy to pour and move around.
I saw the waterport this weekend and am intrigued, anyone out there using them?
 
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I take 2 5 gal MWC's to the desert. I have modified 1 lid with a human powered pump, so I can swap lids when necessary.
Here's how I did it.;

Military Water Carrier, MWC, faucet

Usually I don't fill the cans at home I wait until the nearest town before going offroad, Saves fuel transporting weight.
I have a 2 gal garden sprayer, also human powered, for kitchen and showers;

 
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I saw the waterport this weekend and am intrigued, anyone out there using them?
You can easily turn your Scepter can into one if those. Buy an extra lid and mod it. I have a couple of lids I've moded for diffrent purposes.
 
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