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Old 01-09-2016, 07:19 PM   #1
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I was wondering if any of you guys leave the furnace on say about 50 degrees for winter storage. Me for example, live in Mich, not too bad this winter, but last 2 winter were down to 20-28 below. just wondering. Thanks
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Old 01-09-2016, 08:20 PM   #2
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I was wondering if any of you guys leave the furnace on say about 50 degrees for winter storage. Me for example, live in Mich, not too bad this winter, but last 2 winter were down to 20-28 below. just wondering. Thanks
I'm in Mich. as well......i do not leave heat on in mine.....I don't do anything extra to attract mice/etc. to a nice warm winter home
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Old 01-09-2016, 08:22 PM   #3
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I'm in Mich. as well......i do not leave heat on in mine.....I don't do anything extra to attract mice/etc. to a nice warm winter home

Same here.
Im in Manitoba.
No heat, outside, covered in snow.



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Old 01-09-2016, 08:39 PM   #4
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No heat for me either. Just winterize, remove battery and put it on a battery tender.

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Old 01-09-2016, 08:44 PM   #5
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no,the mechanical systems in these things are only intended for occasional use at best.Trying to run one all the time is juast asking for a disaster,especially since you are not around/in it 14/7 to notice a malfunction and get it shutdown before bad things happen. When we left the Kenworth motorhome hooked up all witer for snomobileing, I had a residential grade electric furnace that was used when we went home for the week.
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I leave my furnace on when it's going to get below freezing


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Nothing extreme where I live but I do use an oil filled electric radiator to knock the edge off. Usually set it to come on at 35F.
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Our TT survived 3-4 nights last winter when inside temp was below 0F with no ill effects. Anything that could freeze was out and water system was blown w/pink stuff. You can be sure that the all the units on dealer lots are not heated.
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You would go through an awful lot of propane trying to keep your trailer warm. I do heat mine up to about 50-60F if I'm going to be inside but then shut the furnace off when done. 50 feels quite warm when it's 10 degrees outside.
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