Jayco Jayflight In Winter
Did a search, still have questions. I may get a chance to go back on the refinery outage at wood river IL again this fall. I'm retired but they sometimes need more help than the union has available. I did it last fall. It went on into winter with some days down to 20 degrees.
I've got a 2015 jayco jayflight 23rb, exposed underbelly, exposed tanks. Going to live in it while I'm there.
I shopped for a long time for this trailer. Almost bought a starcraft with the arctic package, but the dealer told me it still wouldn't hold up to camping in winter without the water freezing. so I bought the one for less money.
In the 1980's we'd all just heat tape our water hose, insulate it, and keep the heat on and water dripping and no real problems, but I don't want to bust the water lines or tanks in this new unit.
I see posts here that say don't use a hose and use the onboard tank instead. It seems to make more sense to me to empty the onboard tank and heat tape a hose. What am I missing?
I see you can't leave the black tank open or it will clog. So is it ok to keep some water in it, add antifreeze, then dump it every few days and then put some more water in it and go again?
It makes sense to me to leave the gray tank valve open and let it drain all the time. Is this correct?
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