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Old 10-17-2016, 11:13 PM   #11
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Yes, they mean a portable, electric heater. We use ours in leu of the camper's propane one. Saves on propane, but make sure the campground won't charge you electric if you're staying awhile.

One question I have is the exposed dump valves for the gray and black water tanks. I worry they may freeze open or shut and could burst since they're more exposed. What do people do about those?
I had a valve handle stuck closed when temp got down to mid teens, but 10 seconds with a hair dryer fixed that.
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Old 10-18-2016, 07:48 AM   #12
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I had a valve handle stuck closed when temp got down to mid teens, but 10 seconds with a hair dryer fixed that.
Good idea! DW always takes hers, but might not be able to "touch it" for that purpose. May have to get another.
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I dump 2 gallons of RV antifreeze down the toilet and sink so the drain valves and pipes get freeze protection. 2-3 gallons provides a couple of feet up the pipe worth of protection.
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