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Old 07-15-2013, 01:24 PM   #1
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fresh water tank drain question

I went camping this weekend and it was beautiful in Brown County Indiana. This was our first trip where we had to use the fresh water tank. I installed the cap before we left and filled up the tank at the campground. There was a small drip but nothing major. My wife and kids stayed the frirst night and I had to come home to work on Friday so I checked the next night and still plenty of water.

When it was time to come home I wanted to open the drain so I didn't pull the extra weight home. When I unscrewed the cap the piece that screws in the fresh water tank came out. I was thinking it would be nice to have a drain that was easier to reach so I was wondering if anybody else has done that? Pics and a write up would be great. I've looked at Lowes and there are many ways to do it so just curious what others have done, if anything. I hate having to get under there.
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Old 07-15-2013, 01:33 PM   #2
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A 1/4 turn valve on the end of the drain pipe works very well. Mine is 1/2" thread so a PVC valve threaded right on. Use Teflon tape, too.
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Old 07-15-2013, 01:41 PM   #3
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x2 simple and cheap... used the same idea for all my low point drains as well.
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