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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 11-04-2011, 12:05 PM   #21
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I winterized in early Sept, I do cover my AC but not my rig. Thought I would be heading to Yuma in Jan but that got de-railed so am planning for next year. They are forecasting snow staring this afternoon and colder weather this weekend, so hope my winterizing was done right and my mouse proofing works this year. I think I have said this before but here I go again. "I hate winter!!!!!!"
Sending warm thoughts your way.... while I sit under the awning drinking my morning coffee...
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Old 11-04-2011, 09:43 PM   #22
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OK how are the RV service guys gonna make any money with all of us doing our own Winterizing? No, don`t answer that.
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Old 11-05-2011, 09:47 AM   #23
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Ya notice that CCI Parts has been so busy he has not had time to post all summer...
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Old 11-05-2011, 11:16 AM   #24
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Sending warm thoughts your way.... while I sit under the awning drinking my morning coffee...
I needed that!!!!
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Old 11-06-2011, 08:08 PM   #25
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Ok first time winter rv owner. Living in south Texas any opinions on if i should winterize? It migh get below freezing here a few days in a row all winer...... Might... any suggestions? im thinking of just leavig all the drains and faucets open if the weather looks like it might get that cold. Any thoughts?
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Old 11-06-2011, 09:42 PM   #26
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I'm working on it.

Tried today and almost got it. Couldn't get the antifreeze to draw. Had the tube attached to the wrong inlet on the Greyhawk. JaycoJoe and Crabman straightened me out. I sure do appreciate this forum!
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Old 11-07-2011, 02:35 AM   #27
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We keep our stabilizers up and we use a cover...never a tarp. Tarps cause more trouble than they prevent. They don't breathe and moisture that gets underneath stays trapped underneath. A cover will set you back a few hundred bucks but it costs less than the repairs for water related damage. It also helps maintain your roof in new condition and protects not only the roof from rain and sun damage, but protects your A/C unit and vents as well.
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Old 11-07-2011, 06:25 AM   #28
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Ok first time winter rv owner. Living in south Texas any opinions on if i should winterize? It migh get below freezing here a few days in a row all winer...... Might... any suggestions? im thinking of just leavig all the drains and faucets open if the weather looks like it might get that cold. Any thoughts?
You could open the low point drains, drain the water heater and outside shower, and run a small electric heater on low on the few cold nights you get if you do not wish to fully winterize. That`s what I do late in the season when I still wish to do some more camping. But if you will not be using the trailer til Spring anyway its only about 8 bucks and 20 to 30 minutes of time to fully winterize. With the crazy Winters we seem to get now an extended cold snap is possible.
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Old 11-08-2011, 06:54 AM   #29
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I voted that I do my own winterizing b/c next year that is the plan. Because I purchased the trailer and it will remain on the lot, the dealer winterized it this year.

Just wanted to contribute to the poll..
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Old 11-08-2011, 03:04 PM   #30
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I see I received a vote for a raise! (And it was not me, I already voted)

PS its ELECTION DAY, SO ALL YOU NON VOTERS VOTE NOW
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