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Old 10-20-2015, 09:35 AM   #21
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Yup, plug on the low point and valve on the tank. Nobody asked me why I needed a lot more antifreeze than anyone else when this topic came up a couple months ago. Now you know why.
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Old 10-20-2015, 10:40 AM   #22
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I believe also that for those with a low point drain to also open a faucet inside to break the vacuum and allow complete drainage, similar to what plumbers do in your house, open a low point drain and then open a high point faucet.
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Old 10-20-2015, 10:49 AM   #23
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You are right on that too. I noticed that the faucets ran clear then pink the first year as they purged themselves when the pump started up. That was after I remembered to close the drain. The next tear, we opened the faucets and listened for the same sucking sound I hear coming from my wallet all the time. I'm better now.
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Old 10-20-2015, 10:51 AM   #24
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Speaking of sucking sounds, Dave, wait till spring when you replace all 4 tires.....
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Old 10-20-2015, 11:14 AM   #25
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As we used to say when I had friends in the super modified car days at Knoxville, Iowa, " It costs money to go racing." I don't mind spending money on quality or replacing something that has legitimately worn out, I just hate junk that does not last, falls apart or doesn't do it's job. I just opened my mail from yesterday and received a nice packet including two maps from New Hampshire state parks. We were out there in the early 70's and would like to go back, maybe next year. I get this stuff in the fall and early winter, study all winter when the snow is coming down and hit the road when the birds start singing in the spring. Gotta love retirement.
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Old 10-20-2015, 11:17 AM   #26
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Let me know your plans, we have never been to NH and we want to head to Nova Scotia next summer.
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Let me know your plans, we have never been to NH and we want to head to Nova Scotia next summer.
Here is a link to a New Brunswick & Nova Scotia trip I made with friends in tents in June & July, 2013.
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Thanks Jon. Hope this finds you in warmer temps with the wind at your back or a pie in the oven.
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I believe also that for those with a low point drain to also open a faucet inside to break the vacuum and allow complete drainage, similar to what plumbers do in your house, open a low point drain and then open a high point faucet.
Yes, but open all of the faucets, starting with the highest, if you want to completely empty the lines.
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