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Old 10-06-2014, 04:44 PM   #1
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Cold weather camping

We are 10 days away from our final trip of the year. Our family is camping in gettysburg pa for a few days. It's calling for mid 50s during the day and high 30s at night. Are there any suggestions or things we should know before heading out? Thanks in advance.

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Old 10-06-2014, 04:50 PM   #2
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I had my city water connection freeze once, next time i disconnected and drained the hose before turning in for the night. Might also wana open your lower cupboards and remove any of the screwed on panels down low to aid in heat circulation. Just an idea that i do. Have fun!

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Old 10-06-2014, 05:20 PM   #3
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Just did camping last weekend at a state park.High of 46 low of 32.
Filled our fresh water tank.Not one issue
Nothing is going to freeze unless it's been a hard freeze for a couple days.
Make sure you have enough propane.
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Old 10-06-2014, 05:56 PM   #4
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I go out in 2 weeks, will have water on. I will turn tank heaters on and put tracer tape on the water hose if it gets too cold. The basement I may very well put a microfurnance on lowest setting. We were out last April and it was down below 0 F most nights and had no issues. We went through 30 lbs of propane for everything and used the fireplace too.
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Old 10-06-2014, 08:14 PM   #5
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Run an electric space heater and use the campground's electricity rather than your propane.

Run the fan on your furnace to help with condensation from cooking and or showering. We didn't do this and had water dripping inside of our cupboards. I brought out our dehumidifier to run for a few days after we got home to completely dry it out before going into storage.

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Old 10-07-2014, 08:43 AM   #6
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If you will be pulling out on a cold chilly morning, lower your TV antenna down the night before to prevent a hard frost from locking up the crank gears. Climbing on a frosty roof with a chill in the air is no fun. Hmmm, (how do I know this?)

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