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Old 09-18-2012, 12:38 PM   #11
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From ehow.com:

Some RV's have enclosed holding tanks that are heated by the RV's furnace through heater ducting to the holding tank areas. As long as the furnace runs occasionally, the tanks won't freeze unless it's very cold (below 20F).

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Broadly, heated holding tanks are one of many steps to take if you want to use your coach in a cold weather area. I think I too have heated tanks, but haven't yet used them and have no plans to do so soon. We bought our 319TS in Dallas and drove it home 1500 miles to Southern California. We've been some local trips here in CA, but are planning to head for the East Coast one of these days, but along the I10 where we hope to avoid cold and, especially, snow.

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Old 09-19-2012, 08:35 PM   #12
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Heated Tanks

Thanks for the replies on the heated tanks.

We seem to have a place for a switch on our monitor panel that says "Artic Package", but there is no switch. I assume that means we really DON'T have heated tanks. There is in-floor ducted heat, but we can't tell whether it extends to the tanks or not. Heck, I'm not sure we totally know yet where all the tanks are (LOL). Does anyone know how easy/hard it would be to install?

Lucky for you, Dale, that you live in warm climates. We are in lower Michigan, so it would have been nice to have the heated tank feature as advertised, but the lack of it would not have been a deal-breaker.

We're still working on the TVs and think the 32" up-front is going to work. Will post pictures when down.

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Old 09-20-2012, 10:55 AM   #13
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Hello Blossomland:

First, if you have a Georgetown, I am surprised you don't have the Arctic Pack. But, I've been surprised before. When I toured the GT factory, I asked how hard it would be to access the grey tank to replace the sensors and was told that with the foam they put underneath, it would be real tough. Just my two cents.

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Old 09-20-2012, 01:27 PM   #14
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Thanks for the information Bill. I tried to see if I could see the tanks from underneath, but couldn't, so I agree that it would probably be hard to replace any sensor. We're just going to have to do some more investigating to see what, if anything, we really have. We live near Elkhart and FR, so I suppose we could probably do a tour and see what information we could get.


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Old 10-11-2012, 03:54 PM   #15
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Finally was in my coach and took pictures of the 27" Samsung TV installation. The first picture shows both cabinet doors on either side of the TV open. The space between them is 30", so that's what I worked with when choosing a TV. I have a Sansui 32" TV I had planned to put in, but it is 32" wide. The Samsung is 26 1/4" wide, so went with it. The second picture is of the Samsung. It might be possible to find a 32 "TV with a narrower frame that would fit between the cabinet doors. The screen width on my 32" is a shade under 27", so it was the frame around the screen that stymied me. The third picture is with the TV flipped up, showing the arms and how the cabinet is now carpeted. We're pleased with it and enjoy the Samsung over the old 21" CRT that was originally in there!
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Old 10-13-2012, 08:29 AM   #16
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Thanks Dale. Love the carpet. How did you do that?

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