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Old 09-24-2014, 06:39 PM   #1
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Low point drain

Just out of curiosity, why do we close the low point drain? If there was a screen over the exit tube to keep bugs out, wouldn't it be better to have it constantly draining?
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Old 09-24-2014, 08:04 PM   #2
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Once it is drained, it is drained. Nothing left, so might as well close it up.
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I guess if you hooked up to city water at another time and had forgotten it was open, it would be running the water out, right? There are those who leave the low point drain open all winter because they figure no little amount of water left somewhere in the lines can get down there and freeze.
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The new 21 does not have a low point drain!!
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Ours has one if you are talking about the drain for the fresh water tank. Just to the rear of the left rear wheel.
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Ours has one if you are talking about the drain for the fresh water tank. Just to the rear of the left rear wheel.
Nope. Those are two different drains. At some point ETI dropped the low point drain ( my recollection from posts ).
I have both the fresh water drain and low point drain on my 2009.
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No, there is also a low point drain that empties all the water lines, my 19 had one.
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So how do you drain your lines with no low point drain on the 21'?
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I go up a steep hill and open the door?
ETI says one is not needed if you properly winterize. I asked for the e-z winterization pump set up where I insert a tube in the antifreeze and turn on the pump until it comes out of the faucets.
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No, there is also a low point drain that empties all the water lines, my 19 had one.
Unconfuse me. I said at some point ETI dropped the low point drain. You say your 19 had one and your 21 does not.

Any chance you can clarify?
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