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Old 03-01-2015, 10:37 AM   #81
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I think Jack better make room for 2 of us.
There ya go. Get out of the "frozen tundra". I was in Rochester all last week and Monday night had a wind chill factor of minus 39. Ungodly cold.
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Old 03-01-2015, 11:45 AM   #82
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We are finally warming up (68 miles East of Rochester). 27F at 11:40AM. Still, it has not been above freezing all of February, and the month will go down as the coldest month in recorded history. I showed the trailer yesterday, and with my cube heater going on full for 2 hours it only got up to 61F inside. Still, climbing in got me itching to get started on some Spring projects!
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Old 03-01-2015, 12:45 PM   #83
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Thank you all. The long range (7/14) day forecast has changed yet again to more seasonable "just below freezing" lows. I'll go and tough it out with some confidence.

I'll ask Reece when I see him Tuesday his thoughts.
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Old 03-01-2015, 12:51 PM   #84
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We are finally warming up (68 miles East of Rochester). 27F at 11:40AM. Still, it has not been above freezing all of February, and the month will go down as the coldest month in recorded history. I showed the trailer yesterday, and with my cube heater going on full for 2 hours it only got up to 61F inside. Still, climbing in got me itching to get started on some Spring projects!
Jon, I mentioned to some folks I was working with in Rochester that there was a fellow Escape Owner who lived in Oswego. The folks in Rochester said Oswego was "too cold" for them...lol.
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Old 03-01-2015, 12:51 PM   #85
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Having re-attached my outside garden hoses, I too have been looking at the lows.
It was interesting to note ( on TV newscast ) that the low in Vancouver was -1.5 degrees C yesterday. And, that that temperature was maintained for about two hours during the night.
With that, I think you'll be just fine.
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Old 03-01-2015, 12:56 PM   #86
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The long range (7/14) day forecast has changed yet again to more seasonable "just below freezing" lows. I'll go and tough it out with some confidence.
I wouldn't worry about it. I watch the same forecasts because I like to leave my pond pumps and waterfalls operating all winter if I can. It's only when the daytime temps don't climb above freezing that I shut down. As long as it's only a dip down to slightly below freezing and then warms up during the day I don't worry about it.

You'll still be at a low elevation there, if you were going up to Manning Park it'd be another story.

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Old 03-01-2015, 03:31 PM   #87
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Jon, I mentioned to some folks I was working with in Rochester that there was a fellow Escape Owner who lived in Oswego. The folks in Rochester said Oswego was "too cold" for them...lol.
Back in 1969 I debated going to college in Oswego & Cortland. After seeing ropes along the sidewalks in downtown Oswego & hearing they were used to keep from getting lost during whiteouts, I decided on Cortland! We did end up with 180" snow in Cortland though! That's why I moved to Asheville, NC in the late 80's!
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Old 03-01-2015, 05:35 PM   #88
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On 2nd look, I think the lines go from the kitchen to the bath, which is on the other side as opposed to the 21.
Just another underside photo of exposed fresh water lines. I don't recall if this is a '19 or a '21.

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Old 03-01-2015, 06:57 PM   #89
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Just another underside photo of exposed fresh water lines. I don't recall if this is a '19 or a '21.

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Old 03-01-2015, 07:06 PM   #90
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That does not appear to be a 19' because the picture shows a step and the lines going up, in my 19' the lines went under the bed and around to the kitchen. But that is the grey tank which is forward of the axle in most Escapes and with the step there the trailer must be a smaller one. Can't be a 17 as the kitchen is street side? The proportion is not right for a 21'?, How about 1 front kitchen 15 Escape?
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That does not appear to be a 19' because the picture shows a step and the lines going up, in my 19' the lines went under the bed and around to the kitchen. But that is the grey tank which is forward of the axle in most Escapes and with the step there the trailer must be a smaller one. Can't be a 17 as the kitchen is street side? The proportion is not right for a 21'?, How about 1 front kitchen 15 Escape?
Wow! Our 2013 15b has all of the lines inside. This is newer since the lines are colored and they were not in 2013. These would not have survived our recent 14.6 degree night in Lone Pine CA!!!
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F? What is that?

I could once think in F, but now have to convert to C to understand.
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is there a 14 day one... i wont be on the left coast til then
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is there a 14 day one... i wont be on the left coast til then
I wouldn't place any faith in a 14 day forecast. The weather people say once you get more than a few days out it starts to be a crap shoot Given our "winter" here in 14 days we'll probably be cutting our grass and complaining about dandelions.

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I haven't found a 14 day on Environment Canada site. I think beyond five days is difficult to project.
But The Weather Network on my phone has a 14 day trend. Looks good, but I wouldn't count on it. I've noticed that after a week, they always seem to trend to sunshine ( and lollipops ).
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Well it is now official - February was the coldest month ever in Syracuse, NY (9F average temperature). And just for those thinking of using this as proof there is no Global Warming, according to NOAA, January global temperatures were the second warmest ever (54.99F).

We still have between 1' & 2' of snow cover, and Lake Ontario is iced over as far out as you can see. I'm really looking forward to our first official sign of Spring - the opening of Rudy's fish stand on the lake. (Scroll down for some 2012 opening photos, and no, they don't serve Poutine!) They are going to have to do a lot of plowing; right now you can't even see the lake from the road.
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Old 03-02-2015, 01:08 PM   #99
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F? What is that?

I could once think in F, but now have to convert to C to understand.
It's easy Jim. F's the one the 'normal' people use.
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It's easy Jim. F's the one the 'normal' people use.
That is a bit of a stretch to say that Americans are the only normal people in the world, wouldn't you think?

Plus, with the Fahrenheit scale such a messed up one, any reference to it as normal is a bit misguided too.
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