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Old 11-02-2014, 04:49 PM   #11
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Those drains have a 1/2" cap on the ends. If there is clearance under them you can put a 1/2" ball valve on them instead of the cap and make it easier drain.
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Old 11-02-2014, 09:21 PM   #12
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Those drains have a 1/2" cap on the ends. If there is clearance under them you can put a 1/2" ball valve on them instead of the cap and make it easier drain.

Thanks for the information. I probably have room for the 1/2" ball valve. I really appreciate your time.
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Old 11-03-2014, 09:18 AM   #13
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Here is a photo of the drain lines at the front of the trailer. About 18 inches inboard of the white capped drain is another drain line with a black cap on it. Both drain clear water. Attachment 65784


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What does the lower sticker say in your picture?

The water hose with the white cap 'to me' would look to be the Fresh Water drain. The other hose that is 18 inches inboard with a black cap is the question that I have. When opening the white hose white cap line, does gallons and gallons of fresh water come out (assuming that the FW tank is full). What about the black cap line 18 inches inboard?

I am 100% sure that the first pic of the lines in the back are you low point drain. 98% sure that the white line, white cap is Fresh Water drain. The question is what is the 'black cap' line drain go to?
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Could the one 18 inches in be the Fresh Water breather tube? Should that even have a cap on it?
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If memory serves me the drain with the black cap will drain gallons of water. The drain with the white cap will drain only several gallons of water. What I think is the drain with the black cap is the holding tank water and the drain with the white cap is another low point plumbing drain. So I drain them both and not worry. Thanks for all your input. The people in the "Frog Club" have been most helpful to me in my RV owner's journey. Attached is a photo.
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Old 11-03-2014, 09:46 PM   #16
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My white line = fresh water low point drain
blue line = cold water low point drain
red line = hot water low point drain
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Thank you for the information and your time.
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Old 11-04-2014, 03:01 AM   #18
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Those drains have a 1/2" cap on the ends. If there is clearance under them you can put a 1/2" ball valve on them instead of the cap and make it easier drain.
If I where you and you were going to install drain valves I would do it in the basement being that if you get caught in a freak freeze like I did in Florida last year mine froze and broke. Now I close the valves in the basement and leave no water in them at all. The great weak point when you get 24 degree weather where it suppose to be 75 degrees.
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Ok if I drain low point lines, then close refill with the pink stuff then drain again will this also get the water heater ready for winter or do I still need to pull out anode rod? Living in east Tn area. Also what about leaving the bath vent open 1/2 way for camper breathing ?
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Old 11-09-2014, 10:35 PM   #20
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Drain all low point lines. Bypass the water heater and pull out the anode rod. I would not put antifreeze in the water heater just leave it empty. I would blow out the water lines with air then run the pink stuff through the lines including the outside shower. Lastly I would pour some antifreeze in the sink and shower P-traps, black water tank and in the toilet.
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