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Old 05-28-2015, 10:21 AM   #1
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Hook ups while unattended for long period?

We'll be leaving our camper at a site for the month of July. We plan on using it only on the weekends.

What's best protocol for leaving camper unattended for the week? Ok to leave power connected for the fridge? Turn off water? Pull in slides?

I'd retract the awning at least, which I do each day when away from the camper.

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Old 05-28-2015, 10:25 AM   #3
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We'll be leaving our camper at a site for the month of July. We plan on using it only on the weekends.

What's best protocol for leaving camper unattended for the week? Ok to leave power connected for the fridge? Turn off water? Pull in slides?

I'd retract the awning at least, which I do each day when away from the camper.

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If it was me.

Leave Unit plugged in .

Everything else off and all slides in.

Lock the power pedestal cover.

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Old 05-28-2015, 10:31 AM   #5
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Water off.
Power on, the beer isn't gonna keep itself cold. I always lock my power box lid anyway just for habit and I kinda like my power conditioner.
Awnings in.
Slides out mostly because I would have to get on top to clean them due to a lack of foresight and no slide out toppers.
Cheaper camp chairs go under the trailer and the gravity chairs go inside.


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I'd still lock it.
Fire dept has bolt cutters.
Takes about 3 minutes for the darn trailer to burn down anyway, FD will still be putting there boots on.

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Youroo, I haven't been in a fire truck yet that doesn't carry bolt cutters. I'm starting on my 20th year as a firefighter.


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I did think of something else though.
Propane, it gets shut off.


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I kill my water if I am leaving longer than a few hours (if I remember). Too many flood stories in these forums and the spinning water filter only adds to my concern.

Probably overkill, but I see no advantage to leaving it on.


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