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Old 09-21-2015, 11:32 AM   #1
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Low point drains

Anybody try putting ball valves on the low point drains in place of the screw on caps. It may prevent a unwanted shower.


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Old 09-21-2015, 11:46 AM   #2
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Ball valves work well.

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Old 09-21-2015, 11:50 AM   #3
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Yes - just did this a couple months ago. Very useful and cheap mod.
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Old 09-21-2015, 11:54 AM   #4
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Not yet. Only unscrew the low point drains when winterizing and the lines have usually been blown out before taking off caps. I will have to look at doing this mod which is a good one anyway.
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Old 09-21-2015, 12:06 PM   #5
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So the water doesn't go skunky in the lines sitting in the driveway between trips, I usually open these drains, the freshwater tank drain and open all the faucets after dumping when leaving a campground. The airflow over the openings going down the road will suck all the water out.
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Old 09-22-2015, 04:23 PM   #6
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I did this mod because a rock/road debris cracked off the low Hot cap and sucked the Hot water heater tank dry with all the minerals and it stained my Motorcycle trailer paint and diamond plate
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Replaced both low point drains and FW tank Drain with ball valves.
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I used pex ball valves from Amazon. Brass and well built


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