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Old 11-23-2015, 09:10 PM   #1
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Warnings of Overnight Frost

A first for us this season, had me scurrying around today.

First I opened the gray and black tank valves (already emptied), pulled the low point drains, opened the on board water tank valve, then opened all faucets and briefly step on the toilet flush. I remembered to include the outside shower this year. Once the onboard water tank was empty I briefly turned on/ purged the water pump. I don't touch the hot water tank, I just leave the downstream valves open.

I also closed all the windows and roof vents. I often open them up for fresh air. Then I plugged up the AC line, just to top off the batteries once again. Winter power cycle: a couple of days online followed by a couple of weeks offline.

A bit early this year but that's it for me; my typical winterizing living down south.

To return to service I only need to apply AC power, close all valves, add a bit of on board water, bleed out the air and I'm ready.
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Old 11-24-2015, 08:08 AM   #2
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Ah to live in the south, where winterizing is so simple, and warmth will follow in no time at all.
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You mean there are places where you can leave water outside in November and it doesn't get all stiff?


I getta get out more.
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You mean there are places where you can leave water outside in November and it doesn't get all stiff?


I getta get out more.

I hear you there. I am lead to believe there are places where people actually use the air conditioning unit on top of their rigs as.

Here all this time, I thought mine was for looks.
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I hear you there. I am lead to believe there are places where people actually use the air conditioning unit on top of their rigs as.
Here all this time, I thought mine was for looks.
I always thought it was some kind of ballast or keel to stabilize the RV while underway.
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False alarm, didn't drop but to (brrrrrr) 39*.
I hate old man winter.
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It was 22* in E TN yesterday morning and 25* today. LOL And I winterized most of the yard equipment today, still have to change the oil/filter in the ZTR, then I'm good. Hope to go fishing on Friday. LOL
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Well Wrascal, the practice run is behind you. Good to be prepared.
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Went down to 27 here last night and all I did was open the low point drains and outside shower. Not cold long enough to warrant any other action.
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Went down to 27 here last night and all I did was open the low point drains and outside shower. Not cold long enough to warrant any other action.
27 is cold enough to freeze water, though? I would think that is the danger zone.
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