1/2" Scepter water spout solution.

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1/2" water spout solution. The design is simple, make a durable spout to fit the Scepter MWC cap. Listed below is an example of the spout.
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Awesome. Can it accept a 1/2" valve on the hose? I'm thinking that hose plus a valve would make a great camp water system.
 
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I have found that a IGLOO spout tapped into the same side as the filler opening is a convient solution, the spout basically gives you the ability to control the water flow and direction better while pouring.
 
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Great!

That's a nice solution.
 

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A very slick solution indeed Josh! Well done!
 
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Scepter MWCs with spigot and spout solutions.

Here is what I use, going on the second season of use, I have had good success with the spigot in the given location with no issues. This is not my solution as many others here have a similiar set up, but what I did add is the spout which gives added control when wanting to evac the can quickly with control, etc....
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Got mine.

I received the water spouts yesterday. simple yet useful design! I probably made 8 trips to Home Depot trying to make this....I gave up.

I recommend these to anyone who's tired of spilling and glugging water out of these cans.
 
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I received the water spouts yesterday. simple yet useful design! I probably made 8 trips to Home Depot trying to make this....I gave up.

I recommend these to anyone who's tired of spilling and glugging water out of these cans.

Glad it worked out! And thanks for the recommendation... these are available in merchandise storefront.
 
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spout question

I'm curious for those who have installed a simple coleman style spot toward's the bottom of a Sceptor jug if you simply used a regular drill bit? I'm a bit leery of botching what is an already rather expensive MWC.

I was just at the Overland Expo and also noticed a rather slick pump style spout on a Sceptor jug but couldn't remember the exact vendor.
 

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In the big cap of a Sceptor jug is a smaller hole and cap. Some have tapped that hole to allow a spigot to be attached to it. The spigot can be removed, and the cap used to close it off.
 
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For lack of interest we have stepped away from this design, however, in our search for a simple and effective solution a manual or battery operated kerosene hand pump has proven very effective.
 
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The version I saw at the Expo was a handpump screwed into the big cap on a Specter MWC. Very slick and nice action.

I'm still curious though from those who have done it how tricky it is to tap or drill a hole into the side of the MWC. Does a regular drill bit leave a nice round hole that a coleman style push button thingy won't leak?
 
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The version I saw at the Expo was a handpump screwed into the big cap on a Specter MWC. Very slick and nice action.

I'm still curious though from those who have done it how tricky it is to tap or drill a hole into the side of the MWC. Does a regular drill bit leave a nice round hole that a coleman style push button thingy won't leak?
 
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Living Overland, owner, Beau Johnson was at EXPO 2012, he has this set up on a Reliance water can, but it could easily be transferred to a Scepter MWC.

Living Overland: Inexpensive On-Board Water System

The one I saw had brass fittings but that looks interesting. I just occurred to me that a hole saw like for cutting conduit holes should work just fine to tap into the side of the jug. I'll give it a go.

:clap:Great venue out there at Mormon Lake.
 
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Thanks for the mention Josh! I believe one could easily adapt my pump design to be used with the Scepter cans. The only problem is finding a pump. A couple of people at Overland Expo mentioned they were unable to source the Whale pump I used in my design. These pumps are no longer sold in the US so I will be spending some time to try and find a replacement. I may have to pick up a scepter can to see what it would take.
 
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Thanks for the mention Josh! I believe one could easily adapt my pump design to be used with the Scepter cans. The only problem is finding a pump. A couple of people at Overland Expo mentioned they were unable to source the Whale pump I used in my design. These pumps are no longer sold in the US so I will be spending some time to try and find a replacement. I may have to pick up a scepter can to see what it would take.

I for one would love to have that setup for a Scepter can. I did see yours at the Expo and loved it! Cheering you on!:clap:
 
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I for one would love to have that setup for a Scepter can. I did see yours at the Expo and loved it! Cheering you on!:clap:

Josh sent me a Scepter can, and I am getting close to finding a pump (waiting to hear back from distributors)! I will start puting this together in the next couple of weeks. Using the same faucet I used on the Reliance can doesn't look very clean on the Scepter, so I am off to find a new faucet that will work for both...
 

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