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Old 11-19-2014, 09:27 PM   #1
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Will my tanks freeze?

My last campout of the year will begin tomorrow for shotgun season here in Illinois. The low tomorrow night is 13 degrees with very little wind. I have a Coachman 360IBL. They advertise this as a 4 season camper. It has an enclosed and heated underbelly, tank valves in the enclosed part, etc. I have 2 full propane tanks, plus the electric fireplace heater. Currently the camper is fully winterized. I plan to de-winterize it (except the outdoor shower) and fill the water tank.

Should I be concerned about the tanks freezing? I know the furnace works well.


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Old 11-19-2014, 10:48 PM   #2
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I think you should be good. Just have supplies to re-winterize when done.

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Old 11-19-2014, 10:55 PM   #3
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Been there done that. You'll be ok, just "SUPLEMENT" with the space heater. The water filter and pump area will need the furnance heat if you don't put a light bulb next to it.
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Old 11-20-2014, 06:49 AM   #4
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use the furnace more than the space heater so enough heat gets in basement and underbelly area. Space heater keeps you warm, not the pipes
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Old 11-22-2014, 11:06 PM   #5
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Thanks all. Everything went just fine.
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