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Old 01-03-2015, 12:46 PM   #1
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Travelling in winter

I have a Grey Wolf Select 28BH. There are no heat ducts in the floor thus my holding tanks are not heated although the underbelly is enclosed. We are travelling from BC to Southern Calif this month and I need advice as to whether or not to put water in the holding tank as we may encounter freezing weather. The camper has been winterized so am reluctant to have any water in the lines/faucets. What do other snow birds do when heading South?

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Old 01-03-2015, 01:01 PM   #2
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I went to branson mo this week . I keep the trailer winterized and poured rv antifreeze in the black holding tanks. showered in the state park.

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Old 01-03-2015, 06:49 PM   #3
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Keep it winterized till you get to warmer climates...many snowbirds will spend a night or two in a hotel till they get to warmer temperatures where they can start using their trailer.
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Old 01-04-2015, 08:45 AM   #4
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Last year we went to So. Nevada, Calif and Arizona. After leaving Colorado or should I say after digging our way out of the driveway we kept it winterized until we got to Pharump east of Vegas, three days out. Our first night was in a hotel in Grand Junction, Colorado as it was COLD! We always fill a bunch of jugs up with water for flushing etc and add anti freeze to the grey and black too.
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Old 01-07-2015, 11:55 PM   #5
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I have a 28BH myself and am full timing. Those tanks will freeze quick (valves too) if it gets below about 25. This of course depends on how much liquid in them. I recommend keeping them dry or adding antifreeze until you're in warmer weather.

BTW right now it's -5 with wind chill of -19 here in Cincinnati. Needless to say my heat tape and skirting have come in handy.
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Old 01-08-2015, 08:23 AM   #6
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travel in winter

Thanks for the info. We're heading out today and leaving the tanks dry with antifreeze in the grey and black.

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