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Old 12-16-2015, 04:50 PM   #11
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If you can see where it comes out of, look for it inside . If you cut it inside and put in a valve, then you can leave off the cap and let the tube hang empty. Where you cut the tube, put in a valve.
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Old 12-16-2015, 05:16 PM   #12
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Good idea. I have the 1/4 turn valves installed outside but with a full under belly I can't get them out of the freeze. Any ideas how I can get around the underbelly?
Lloydg, I installed mine right before the 90 degree elbow that drops them through the underbelly. I guess it would be determined where yours are located. Mine are at the water pump location. But really anyplace will work that you can reach....
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Old 12-16-2015, 05:25 PM   #13
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Old 12-16-2015, 05:49 PM   #14
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Pex Shut Off Valves

Our Sunseeker 2500TS had one pex valve near the water pump, but the other line had a cap underneath behind the mudflap. I added the second valve in proximity to the other one as pictured and eliminated the cap . Not sure what the logic was in the build.

There is a wide variety of pex products at most of your larger building supply stores. I got these from Menards. I would suggest buying the pex products locally and I would suggest buying metal valves and fittings.

I purchased a pex crimping tool on line for my home modifications and can use it on the RV. Or, some people use hose clamps. If you decide to buy a crimping tool, go to:

Pex Cinch Clamp Fastening tool - Pex Crimping Tool - Amazon.com
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Old 12-16-2015, 08:32 PM   #15
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The weak point of the low point drains are the valves outside. I suggest you install them as the 2nd post showed inside. Then you don't need any end caps and they can't freeze on you without water being trapped in them. I got caught in a freeze and had a major leak at the 90 degree on mine. Now I don't have to worry about them freezing anymore.

Unfortunately many RV's (mine included) do not have direct access directly above or even anywhere near where the low point drains exit the RV so there would be no way to do it on the inside.
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Old 12-16-2015, 08:37 PM   #16
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Where do yours exit?
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Old 12-16-2015, 08:38 PM   #17
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These are what I use. They work well and small body valve.
http://www.zoro.com/zurn-pex-plastic...Q&gclsrc=aw.ds
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Old 12-16-2015, 09:07 PM   #18
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Where do yours exit?
If you mean me Bob, mine are up front under my bedroom. More specifically under my sub basement behind my basement wall back under my stairs.
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That's approx where mine are......box knife and Gorilla tape work very good...or, add some Pex and move the 'valves' to a more desirable location
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That's approx where mine are......box knife and Gorilla tape work very good...or, add some Pex and move the 'valves' to a more desirable location
Not worth 30 seconds of my time but I'm sure you're right and it could be done with some effort. I open them once a year to drain my low points before winterizing.
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