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Old 11-02-2012, 04:44 PM   #21
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I winterized Quahog today even though we are camping in New York for Thanksgiving at a ski campground. I utilized method# 2 and have one question. I poured antifreeze down my kitchen sink, it has a "J" trap and my toilet. But my bath sink does not have a "J" trap underneath? It is hidden elsewhere? I still poured some antifreeze but wondering if there is one? any suggestions?
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Old 11-02-2012, 08:22 PM   #22
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I would think there would have to be one somewhere, or you'd smell gray tank stink. In my '09 19, it's right under the sink.

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Old 11-02-2012, 08:33 PM   #23
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Could be they just run it down and use the P-trap in the shower drain.
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Old 11-02-2012, 09:13 PM   #24
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Not sure, but that reminds me, I did not pour any antifreeze there, but then again the shower has never been used. Maybe I'll pour in case Escape ran a test and there is water in the trap. I'm going to send an email to Escape about this.
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Winterizing instructions are to put antifreeze in the toilet and sink and shower drain. I dumped some down the bath sink as well, although I think it ends up in the shower trap.
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Old 11-02-2012, 09:49 PM   #26
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Me culpa- I'll pour some tomorrow to be safe.
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Old 11-02-2012, 10:14 PM   #27
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Just heard back from Escape "The bathroom sink and shower drain share a p-trap below the floor where it enters the grey tank. As long as you pour about a quart down the sink, the p-trap will be fine."
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Old 11-02-2012, 10:30 PM   #28
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Tammy and Reace told me the other day to go ahead and put anti-freeze down the bath sink. That is because, as I recall the instructions, they say two liters in the toilet and one in the shower drain and the fourth in the kitchen sink. So I asked about the bath sink. They said that Reace will review the manual and were apparently unaware that the bath sink was left out. We went to get some more anti-freeze because we had followed the instructions. Well, I guess the anti-freeze in the shower drain covers the sink but we will put some in the sink too to be sure.

Most important would be to get all of the other instructions done. I was on the old winterizing thread lately and posted photos on the rest of it.
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How many of you bring your batteries inside during the winter? I think I read somewhere that it is recommended unless you can charge the batteries. We have solar panels, so they will get charged until it snows...
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Pertinent information is missing. Where do you live?
Here on the Wet Coast, North Vancouver, my battery lives its entire life in the battery box on Toad's rear bumper.
I do plug in the trailer from time to time so it gets charged.
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