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Old 09-07-2014, 09:33 PM   #1
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I follow a couple of groups on Facebook. Someone mentioned it was snowing in Calgary and they needed to winterize their all molded towable.

GAG, so for some... summer camping is over? OMG I'm sooo not ready for this.

When do YOU need to winterize? AND POOPS on those that head south to get out of the freezing weather (JEALOUS )
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Old 09-07-2014, 09:50 PM   #2
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It was a real warm day, but they forecast a good chance for snow over the next couple days. Shortly after that it is to warm up lots. I never winterize until after the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend, which is Oct 12 this year.

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Old 09-07-2014, 09:52 PM   #3
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I follow a couple of groups on Facebook. Someone mentioned it was snowing in Calgary and they needed to winterize their all molded towable.

GAG, so for some... summer camping is over? OMG I'm sooo not ready for this.

When do YOU need to winterize? AND POOPS on those that head south to get out of the freezing weather (JEALOUS )
Donna, I read today that 7 US States are going to get snow within days...they said it is an early winter coming...need to get that global warming under control!
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No snow in Calgary so far ...think we are to have a fairly long dry fall .......but the mountain views from Calgary are white...
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Old 09-07-2014, 11:08 PM   #5
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Ugh! Snow already? I'm going to try to hold out until last week of October.
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Old 09-08-2014, 02:28 AM   #6
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In the 80s here in Olympia WA
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Donna, I read today that 7 US States are going to get snow within days...they said it is an early winter coming...need to get that global warming under control!
Key feature of global warming is extreme temperature swings, weather events.
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Supposed to freeze in Winnipeg Thursday night. Winterization is becoming top of mind.
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To me there is winterizing and then really winterizing. A couple of nights with temperatures around feeling may cause me to leave a little electric dehumidifier plugged in which is about the heat of a 100 watt light. This way on those cool fall weekends the trailer is still ready to fully use. But when they are calling for snow or cold snap then I'll drain the fresh and water heater and winterize the lines. Then I'll be ready for winter camping.
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Overnight freezing, where the days warm up again are not an issue. It is when the freezing is sustained, as in not warming above freezing during the day. Heck, I have been camping with my Escape lots of times where overnight lows have dropped a ways below 0°C.
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