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Old 10-21-2009, 11:30 AM   #1
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blowing the water lines

I dont really need to do this here in sunny northern cal but I was wondering how exactly do you guys blow out your water lines? do you hook up a compressor? how's that work? what special fittings do you need?


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Old 10-21-2009, 11:39 AM   #2
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You can buy a fitting at most any RV parts stores that screws into the city water inlet. The fitting has a tire valve stem to which you connect your air line to. Use a clip on air chuck so that you don't have to hold it and make sure to turn down the presure on your compressor regulator to 40psi.

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Old 10-21-2009, 01:15 PM   #3
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I cut a piece of hose about 2' long that will screw into the city water. I then inserted the male end of a quick connect into the hose and secured with a small water hose clamp. Works great.
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