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Old 09-28-2013, 10:20 AM   #41
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Old 09-28-2013, 10:53 PM   #42
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I am sooooo sorry for everyone up north....having to winterize your toys, camping season is just getting good down here!
Don't feel too sorry, just because we're winterized doesn't mean that camping has to stop.

That's when you can recoup more of those $ from the double insulation/windows options along with your firearm and license �� The escapes make for a very cozy backcountry hunting camp against those chilling fall winds and not a bad ski chalet with some 30amp goodness at four seasons resorts like Whistler , Banff, Lake Louise..
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Old 10-05-2013, 06:22 PM   #43
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Did my winterizing today using the low point drain, blowing the freshwater lines with air, and dumping rv antifreeze into the drains, toilet, gray and black water tanks. Didn't have the correct fitting to use for blowing out the lines with air, so I made my own.
Worked really well, and am pretty confident I got nearly all but a few drops of water out of the lines.
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Old 10-06-2013, 09:42 AM   #44
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Dave, did you get much additional water out when you blew after draining? As I mentioned before, I got but a little spit, so haven't bothered again with the air. I won't be winterizing for a couple weeks yet. Will be using the trailer for Thanksgiving and the following weekend too. Probably after that. Overnight low temps are not supposed to drop below -2°C, so all should be fine. Will keep a watch though.
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Old 10-06-2013, 10:55 AM   #45
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[QUOTE=Jim Bennett;34239]Dave, did you get much additional water out when you blew after draining? /QUOTE]

I got about a half cup or slightly less water out of each faucet and the toilet after using the low point drain, when I blew the lines out with air. I kept the air going and turned the faucets on and off until all the spitting stopped.
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Old 10-06-2013, 11:55 AM   #46
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That is strange, seeing the difference in remaining water. Christine just mentioned the anode thread that she too had 'nada' water come out after using the low point drain.

I guess it would not hurt to check at least once.
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I used air once and got a spit, that's all.
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Old 10-06-2013, 04:14 PM   #48
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I drained my tanks yesterday and I too got a spit from the water tank when I put air through it. Better safe the sorry though!

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Old 10-06-2013, 09:03 PM   #49
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I did the air thing again today, just 'cos I was worried I hadn't done it right after reading ice-breaker's post! Did it longer and had Leslie rushing from faucet to faucet (much to his annoyance!) while I watched the low point drain but still got nada. I'm all for "better safe than sorry" and I'm still a low point drain gal :-)
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Old 10-08-2013, 04:17 PM   #50
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Don't forget to remove the 'strainer washer' at the city water source and push the back-flow button to release the pressured water in there. I just remembered myself!
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