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View Poll Results: Who winterizes your RV?
I do my own winterizing 614 87.09%
I get a dealer or RV service center to winterize 42 5.96%
I never winterize because I fulltime 8 1.13%
I get a friend or relative to help me because I`m cluless 4 0.57%
I never winterize because it never gets that cold here. 32 4.54%
I enjoy having frozen pipes, never think about it 5 0.71%
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Old 12-03-2014, 02:06 PM   #141
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Winterized today, took all of 15 minutes. Likely no more camping til Spring.

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Old 01-07-2015, 03:29 PM   #142
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Here`s hoping everyone in the way of this Arctic Blast is winterized!

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Old 01-07-2015, 06:46 PM   #143
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Whats the typical temp are we seeing lines with water freeze damage? My lines are blown out but not sure how well now that Im in frantic mode after reading several pages here Not sure how much I have to worry about here going to be low 20's tonight mid 30's tomorrow.
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Old 02-22-2015, 12:40 PM   #144
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Greetings all, we just purchased and took delivery of our brand new White Hawk 25BHS. Enclosed underbelly and Glacier package. We live in Alaska, and I love to hunt, fish and generally enjoy the outdoors. The last RV I owned was 10 years ago and a Komfort Lite 5th wheel and I lived in Nevada then, that was ten years ago. It worked great for my hunting and camping needs though I did have to put a lift on it for ground clearance. Something I can tell I wont have to worry about with this new rig.
I know most of the common sense stuff about cold weather storage and camping regarding winterizing and such. I usually do my own winterizing but the dealership I purchased my new TT from does the winterizing and de-winterizing for free for buyers. I am looking for any tips or tricks others may have used or know of. I know things have changed a lot over the years. Living here in Alaska, I can see myself out on a Caribou or Moose hunt in a December time frame with temps in negative numbers.

My current intent is to leave the TT winterized and bring a 35 gallon water tank inside with the heater running, and using plenty of RV antifreeze in the grey and black tanks to keep those from freezing. I know there are ways to dry camp during these cold months, I have seen the campers, motor homes and TT's rolling down the highway in the winter.

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Old 03-11-2015, 09:38 AM   #145
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I live in Michigan so I absolutely HAVE to winterize
I winterized and de-winterized my pop up for 10 years and NEVER had a busted line or connection, so I plan on doing it myself with my new jayco TT...it will be easier with the jayco as it came with hot tank shut offs
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Old 03-15-2015, 06:44 PM   #146
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I did my own this year...

Primarily because we got the HTT (our first trailer) in October and the dealer was booked up.

We'll see how well I did here in a few more weeks. Perhaps I'll do it again next year!
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Old 09-19-2015, 05:25 PM   #147
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Bumped as some folks have begun the easy but dreaded winterizing process.

Wow, poll indicates 5 votes for enjoying having frozen pipes. Glad I added that option!
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Old 09-29-2015, 06:36 PM   #148
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Just did mine last Saturday, simply because I had the time, and I know we are done with using water in it.

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Old 09-29-2015, 07:30 PM   #149
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We had planned to make be more trip, but our local place was booked, so after winterizing the boat, blew out the lines on the camper and poured antifreeze down the drains. Still have to finish packing it away, but the time is here to get er done.
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Old 10-06-2015, 03:10 PM   #150
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We have one more trip in 2 weeks, then it will be time to winterize the TH. I've read the posts about sealing everything and putting out rodent repellant, but what about mothballs? My wife is worried about the memory foam mattress.

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