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I know what I'll do - since I'll be carrying propane on-board (and many of you think it is dangerous), I'll just call the fire department before each job to let them know where I'll be. While they are there, I'll just hook up to the fire hydrant. Problem solved! :p

Serious reel question: I've been considering a narrow reel (like Rob's), but would like to place it directly behind the seats, before the TM. However, I can't seem to find a single truck out there that does this. Other than potential blockage of getting to that side of the TM, is there a reason that I am overlooking?

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What will u place behind the hose reel that u can not get to very easily
 

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That would just be the fresh water tank.
 

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it looks like the vac hose would rub on the water hose when being pulled out unless you were standing right next to the van.
David after several uses it really doesn't touch the reel hardly at all. Really like the setup so far.
 
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Any other pics of the progress on the van? What about a chemical shelf? What temps has it been holding? Any other sweet space saving ideas?
We are still working on the setup with pictures and video footage. The weather has not been cooperating lately. I will update this thread as we progress. Thanks for you interest Russ.
 

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Oh and please bolt reels down properly to avoid this; (adding to OP also)

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I'm currently using 5/8" supply hose, where do you get your 3/8" red supply hose?[/
yes same question, what size an type of water supply you are using? i'm using a regular garden hose but only I can have like 100 f in my small hose reel and i want to use more feet at the the same reel because in some jobs the water supply is so far from my set up. I was checking for some air hose , it can be appropriate to use with water?
 

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I really like it. Fits my business model perfect.
 
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