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Old 06-30-2015, 08:32 AM   #41
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Water can get real stale,,, and bowl can get slimy !!!
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Old 06-30-2015, 08:42 AM   #42
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Water can get real stale,,, and bowl can get slimy !!!
Yup. Bet your Tupperware container will have some interesting red,pink and black stuff living in it after a few weeks.
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Old 06-30-2015, 08:52 AM   #43
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Sounds Yummy !!!
LOL !!!

Closed system might not be quite so Bad ???
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Sounds Yummy !!!
LOL !!!

Closed system might not be quite so Bad ???
Fresh water tank overflow tube is never closed, as is a gravity fill system.
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Old 06-30-2015, 09:01 AM   #45
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Not closed. As the water comes out air goes in.
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Old 06-30-2015, 09:12 AM   #46
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Drain the (W/H) first by removing the (Drain Plug)! If you use (Low point drains) first that can pull (White Crud Downstream)! Your Choice! Youroo!!
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Old 06-30-2015, 11:38 AM   #47
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As a motorcyclist, I beg of you... DON'T DUMP YOUR WATER ON THE ROAD!!!

There are two reasons why:

#1, If it has been some time since the last rainfall, there could be a significant amount of oil that accumulates in the cracks/grooves on the pavement. Your water will float that oil up and make the road as slippery as cat (poop) on linoleum, and there isn't enough water there to wash it away. You may not notice in a car, but on a motorcycle, you get an immediate sense of when things are starting to get greasy.

#2, it SUCKS driving behind somebody leaking crap. I loathe reefer tractor trailers because it seems like they are always puking something. And there is a special circle of hell reserved for people who just throw a couple of scoops of sand in the back of a open truck or even on a trailer with no tarp.

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I drain everything after every trip. Most times opening both faucets then low point drains will drain WH as well. If you want to see what happens if you don't drain. Put 10-15 oz of clean water in a Tupperware type container loosely cover it and leave it sit on the counter in your RV until the next trip. Before leaving open container.
Why are you draining everything? Like I said earlier, I drain most of the water out of the fresh water tank, but that's to reduce travel weight. We like to leave a little for restroom use.
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Why are you draining everything? Like I said earlier, I drain most of the water out of the fresh water tank, but that's to reduce travel weight. We like to leave a little for restroom use.
I was not suggesting you had to drain FW tank dry before return trip, but rather complete the draining once you get home.
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Good idea to relive the pressure before you remove W/H plug !!!
Guess every would know that ???
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