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Old 02-02-2015, 09:43 AM   #1
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Just picked up New Coachmen Catalina 293RKS

Question- My dealer left all the water in the holding tank and the water heater after checking functionality. I live in Metro Atlanta Ga and temps are going down below freezing in the 20's for several nights this week. I drained the holding tanks last night and will drain the water heater tonight when i get home, (had to find a 1 1/16 socket).
We are planning on camping for the 1st time this weekend. Is it worth fully winterizing tonight only to de-winterize on Friday? The underbelly is enclosed and it is stored outside.
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Old 02-02-2015, 09:49 AM   #2
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I would at least blow out the lines and pour a little antifreeze in drain traps just to be safe. If you get temps in the 20's for several hours you could have damage. Might get by, but I would not chance it,especially on a brand new unit. If you blow the lines don't forget inside and outside shower. The water lines in the TT are pretty tough, but the faucets for showers are plastic and crack easily.
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Old 02-02-2015, 11:36 AM   #3
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Welcome from Wisconsin and congrats on your new Coachmen Catalina 293RKS. I would definately blow out the lines like Flybob suggested. No sense taking any chances on a brand new init.
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Old 02-02-2015, 03:03 PM   #4
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Thanks guys!! I build my device to hook up to the air compressor. $18 at lowes. P.S.I should be no more than 30 correct?
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Congrats on your new purchase. Here's to many wonderful camping trips. Cheers.
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