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Old 10-12-2016, 04:34 PM   #11
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No real good info in this post just wanted to complain to someone that I spent 10 hours winterizing our new Wildcat 5th wheel. I forgot how much work 34' of RV is!



Now let me first admit I am OCD so I did everything. Washed and waxed, roof cleaned, inside cleaned, fixed all the wear and tear from the year of traveling, greased everything, lubed slides and seals and flushed all the tanks. We are in WI so I blew all the lines and filled it full of the pink juice.



Up and down a 12' ladder all day and I can barely move. My rant is over hope everyone else has a good rest of the season.


I usually spend about 30 minutes winterizing. Drain, blow, flush, done.
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Old 10-12-2016, 04:53 PM   #12
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From Wisconsin too and agree that winterizing sucks. Takes wife and I all of a day to wash, clean, vacuum, store, pack, lube, put in slides, bedding, electric. Lots of work and if you wait too long, you get to deal with cold and rain while closing the beast up. Because we have a seasonal site, we need to insure the grass is cut, mouse stuff in shed and camper, plants covered, lawn chairs and hoses are drained and put away. On top of all that, this is the last day of the year for camping. It does suck, spring is so far away for us.
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Didn't expect this to take off but keep the good perspectives coming. Funny a buddy of mine read my post and offered me $100 to wash and wax his rig. Didn't take me long to say ........NOPE!
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Old 10-17-2016, 08:11 PM   #14
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I was told at the walk through to put some deodorizer in the black tank, after each use. Well I got to thinking the other day you can't leave the water solution in the tank during the winter. What do you do???
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Old 10-17-2016, 08:13 PM   #15
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I usually just dump some rv antifreeze in all the tanks.
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Old 10-21-2016, 11:57 AM   #16
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Lol. Yup, it does suck. Always makes me feel kinda like the last person at a big party, or last one to leave the office at night. I hate winterizing at the end of a great season!
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Old 10-21-2016, 12:09 PM   #17
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Retire early....head South!.
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That's the best plan I know of.
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I thought that as well and did just that in 2003. Best thing I ever did.
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