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Old 05-11-2016, 03:46 PM   #1
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Hey guy wondering if i would be alright if temp is supposed to go down to 36 degrees?

Hey guys was going to use my new trailer this weekend at a families place near lake huron in Michigan and I looked at the weather and it says it is supposed to go down to 36 on Saturday night.So I was thinking I will have my freshwater full when I leave to go up there is there a chance my tanks could freeze and crack.I have just a basic trailer with no heated underbelly and you know how weather people are it could be colder or warmer you never know.Any input would be great.Thanks
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Old 05-11-2016, 03:52 PM   #2
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I personally wouldn't stress 36 degrees. It's still above water's freezing temp. I find that my hose is generally fine down to about that and, in those cases, I just make sure I have water in my fresh water tank and draw from that.
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Old 05-11-2016, 03:53 PM   #3
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Nothing to worry about. Takes a few days below freezing before you might have a problem.
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Old 05-11-2016, 10:29 PM   #4
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36 degrees is still above freezing...nothing will happen...even of it got a few degrees colder, you're still ok. It will only be at that low temp for a very short time. It's not like water turns solid as soon as the mercury hits 32.
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Old 05-11-2016, 11:00 PM   #5
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36 deg is normal overnight low where I camp at 10,000' + in Colorado ;-) I wouldn't worry about anything. If you are dry camping, make sure to have at least 2 batteries because running heat uses a lot of battery power for the forced air system.
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Old 05-11-2016, 11:26 PM   #6
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You'll be fine. I've camped down to 30-3$ degrees overnight and a steady 30's- low forties all day. Keep your heat on. Watch out for condensation, it tends to occur when running the heat in colder temps. Crack a little window and a vent to get done airflow to help with that. I try to keep my internal trailer temp around 68-70 when really cold out.
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Just got home several places on the way home -12 keep the tank heater on.
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Old 05-12-2016, 01:19 PM   #8
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Nothing to worry about! Except you might not enjoy camping at that temp. Make sure you have lots of propane, fully charged battery (maybe a spare) and go test out your rig.
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Hey guys was going to use my new trailer this weekend at a families place near lake huron in Michigan and I looked at the weather and it says it is supposed to go down to 36 on Saturday night.So I was thinking I will have my freshwater full when I leave to go up there is there a chance my tanks could freeze and crack.I have just a basic trailer with no heated underbelly and you know how weather people are it could be colder or warmer you never know.Any input would be great.Thanks
Should be okay
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Old 05-12-2016, 06:16 PM   #10
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36 only means to make sure your propane tanks are full and furnace is working. Maybe throw in a small electric heater. Then pop some corn and enjoy.
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