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Old 06-09-2016, 05:08 PM   #11
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I drilled out all my drain holes that were taped over, I had about 6-7 total open on the 21' model, 3 on one side and 4 on the other.
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Old 06-09-2016, 05:15 PM   #12
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Why would you need to drill out holes? Can't you just peel off the tape?
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Old 06-09-2016, 05:18 PM   #13
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Some of the tape locations had no holes, I think the tape was put to mark the hole drilling location but only a couple were drilled out.
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Old 06-09-2016, 07:18 PM   #14
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I drilled out all my drain holes that were taped over, I had about 6-7 total open on the 21' model, 3 on one side and 4 on the other.
Time to drill mine out? I left them blocked (or undrilled) based on this:


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Where is the low point drains located? I'll copy it.

I was puzzled by yellow/greenish pieces of square tape (3/4"x3/4") over what feels like a hole with caulk in it. I have 5 holes with tape and 5 that can drain. The ones that drain are a little bigger then a pencil and none with screen or anything to keep insects from flying in.

Could any of those be for the low point drain that's not there?

Mel
Those are weep holes to allow any water/condensation that does get inside to drain. There is a trough around the perimeter and the floor is elevated by design, thus water will collect, if any and these holes allow the drainage. I opened all my taped holes but Reace said it wasn't necessary. The low point drains have a faucet at the end, identical to your fresh tank drain, so if you do not see more than the one on the fresh tank then no more. I know ETI stopped when they changed molds sometime between my 2012 and 2014 models.
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The low point drains have a faucet at the end, identical to your fresh tank drain, so if you do not see more than the one on the fresh tank then no more. I know ETI stopped when they changed molds sometime between my 2012 and 2014 models.
My 2009 19 only had a plug for the low-point drain on it. They must have put a valve on at a later date. Man, I really liked the low-point drain.
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Old 06-10-2016, 09:35 AM   #16
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My 2009 19 only had a plug for the low-point drain on it. They must have put a valve on at a later date. Man, I really liked the low-point drain.
Jim, have you asked, will Reace put one on as an option? I too really like the one on our 17.
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Old 06-10-2016, 10:21 AM   #17
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Jim, have you asked, will Reace put one on as an option? I too really like the one on our 17.
I never did. My understanding is that the newest valve in the toilet does not drain back properly and will freeze without flushing. I would thing with a low-point drain, then a quick blow out of the toilet with air, all would be good though. I imagine Reace does not want to deal with any potential liability though.
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Old 06-10-2016, 10:45 AM   #18
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Datashman, you asked where the water comes from. I would check is the filler tube for the fresh water tank and the air vent hose for the tank, both run inside that dinette seat. And I suggest inspecting the electrical panel for water damage since that is also located in the flooded compartment.
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Old 06-11-2016, 12:14 AM   #19
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What happened to me is that the pre filter on the water pump must have frozen over the winter and cracked the screw off clear plastic lid. The crack was hard to see as it followed the threads of the lid.
Please check that.
The hose from the water tank screws onto one side of it and the other side of it threads onto the pump. It is about two and a half inches long with the filter and the screw off lid for the filter in the middle of it.
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Jim, have you asked, will Reace put one on as an option? I too really like the one on our 17.
I asked about that when we got our 21 a couple of years ago, and it was not available. But who knows, maybe with the new models it is possible.
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