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Yakima RoadShower
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Price $330.00 at REI$180 List$34.85 at Amazon$99.95 at REI
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Pros Easy to use, can re-pressurize, don't need hose, durable, intense pressureExtremely durable, adjustable pressure, easiest to heat, handy temperature gauge, simple to useWide shower head, easy to useHighly versatile, packable, good pressure, durable, water lasts a long timeMultiple spray settings, easy to fill, durable, simple to use
Cons Precipitous drop-off in pressure, included nozzle not a great shower, can't fully emptyHeavy, doesn’t pack smallerShorter battery life, can’t submerge battery, durability issuesSmall shower head, narrow opening, must hold in ON positionPrecipitous pressure drop-off, can't fully empty, hose required for refill, small capacity
Bottom Line A simple yet effective car-top pressurized washer for you and your gearIf top notch performance is what you want, then this is the shower for youOut of so many apparently identical showers, this one isn’t the top dog - but it comes at a nice priceOnce you experience this shower, you won’t want to leave home without it!Not the best shower but a great portable rinse station
Rating Categories Yakima RoadShower Zodi Extreme S/C Pure Clean Battery-Powered NEMO Helio Pressure Shower Rinsekit Pod
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Specs Yakima RoadShower Zodi Extreme S/C Pure Clean... NEMO Helio... Rinsekit Pod
Heating Method Solar Stovetop Manual Manual or Solar Battery Powered
Shower Head Usable Width 0.2 in 1 in 2 in 0.6 in 1.6 in
Time Until Empty 4 min 40 sec 3 min 30 sec 4 min 40 sec 5 min 45 sec 1 min 40 sec
Weight (shower only) 19.4 lb 6 lb 10 oz 1 lb 2 oz 1 lb 6 oz 5 lb 6 oz
Packed Size (L x W in inches) 57" x 6.5" 22" x 8.5" 70" x 2.5" 5.5" x 8.5" 14" x 11.75"
Filled Size (inches) Same 22" x 8.5" Same plus a bucket 17" x 8.5" Same
Hose Length 4 ft 6 in 5 ft 10.5 in 5 ft 10 in 6 ft 8 in 6 ft 1 in
Shower Head Diameter 0.5 in 1.25 in 2.6 in 1 in 2.25 on
Capacity 4 gal 3 gal Bucket 2.9 gal 1.75 gal
Rate of Flow Extremely variable 4.1 L/min 4.2 L/min 2.2 L/min Extremely variable
Construction Powder coated aluminum tube, food grade hose, standard brass hose fitting Stainless steel, industrial grade brass valves Rubber hose, plastic components Polyurethne-coated polyester, neoprene hose Plastic, fabric-wrapped hose
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