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Old 09-14-2012, 03:00 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Triguy View Post

I suppose, if not blown out well enough, there could be a chance that water could freeze in a dip in the hose. But that's about it, I think.
Well...let me tell you one thing NOT to forget when blowing out the lines. With our previous fiver, one winter I failed to open up the outside shower when I was blowing out the water lines.

Guess what - when you're in a seaside resort town the next Spring and water is gushing out all over your camping's hard to find someone to sell you a new faucet kit.

Yep - I learned the hard way, so don't forget to open the outside shower and blow all the water out of that as well.


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Old 09-14-2012, 04:33 PM   #12
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That's a very good reminder. ALL lines and ALL faucets need to be either blown out or filled with AF. I know one of our Canadian members does a mix of the two for extra protection. The PEX lines actually flex a bit so certainly provides some protection (although I wouldn't rely on it) but the fixtures are usually some type of metal or hard plastic.

Since we're on this topic, here's a good video from another manufacturer on both methods. I like to watch it as a reminder...

How To: Winterize your RVs water system - YouTube

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