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Old 07-29-2015, 07:50 AM   #11
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That would work but the low water drains will freeze no matter. I'll look again tomorrow but so far I can't find the drain lines, where there are at in camper


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If your RV has pex plumbing it is forgiving to some freeze.
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Old 07-29-2015, 10:03 AM   #12
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Well I live and learn, it seems the pex lines may freeze but the pex lines will be fine. I looked on the web and it seems the lines will freeze but they will not burst, the caps on the end might leak.


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Old 07-29-2015, 06:09 PM   #13
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My Silverback has hanging outside pex lines BUT also has cut offs for water lines behind a wall in the storage compartment. Cut water, drain outside hangers and if REALLY, REALLY COLD, place a hanging lamp bulb in there for heat.
When COLD camping, which for us is only a few nights a year, I drain the systems and only use bottled water then dump that water and add a little rv antifreeze. We use park showers and toilets.
For INFREQUENT cold camping, this works for us!
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My camper has no cut off valves in camper. I plan on going to Alaska next year, leave North Carolina June the first and come back the first of September. So it will get cold, I have seen on the web that pex will freeze solid and not burst. It would be nice if the low water drain valves were inside the camper but they are not. I don't think I will have a problem, the pex lines should do me and even the drain line on the fresh water tank should be okay. Anyway I will see and when this winter comes, I will find out here at home if I am going to have problems.


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Old 07-29-2015, 06:41 PM   #15
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My camper has no cut off valves in camper. I plan on going to Alaska next year, leave North Carolina June the first and come back the first of September. So it will get cold, I have seen on the web that pex will freeze solid and not burst. It would be nice if the low water drain valves were inside the camper but they are not. I don't think I will have a problem, the pex lines should do me and even the drain line on the fresh water tank should be okay. Anyway I will see and when this winter comes, I will find out here at home if I am going to have problems.


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My aunt and uncle go to Ak every year. They get there mid June and leave when the first snow is forecast which is usually late August.
They have never had a problem with freezing temps that time of year. They have been going for over 20 years every summer.
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I was stationed in Alaska and it snowed the middle of August one year. Anyway I want to visit Maine and eat a lobster fresh off the boat, I plan on coming back by Yellowstone on the way back home


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Old 07-29-2015, 07:48 PM   #17
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I would bet that your (Outside Shower) Freezes! That little Plastic Door and Enclosure have (NO Insulation)! Youroo!!
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Well it might if the furnace stops working, that has a heat vent in it. That and the storage bay stays warm, I can open all that up and put a electric heater there. I don't plan to stay for long anyplace that stays at zero. But once every so often if it gets cold, I just want to be ready just in case


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Last February my outside hose froze up in Texas with temps in the 20s but the drain line and caps were OK. DW just had to wait till noon for a shower.
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I disconnect the water hose if I think it's going to be below freezing and keep the fresh water tank full, well I did on the 30RL and I expect things not to freeze up. This one I don't know about but I will find out when it gets cold I guess.


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