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Old 09-25-2012, 09:18 PM   #1
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Purchased a used Rockwood Roo 21SS, and loving it so far. Getting ready to take it out this weekend for a final camping trip before it starts to get cold and freeze here in CO. Also going to attempt to do my first Weatherization: confused:
Should be interesting. Any suggestions for getting it ready for the winter would be appreciated.


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Old 09-25-2012, 09:21 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum !

Read this current thread.
Let's Talk Winterizing...

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Old 09-25-2012, 09:41 PM   #3
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Old 09-25-2012, 10:47 PM   #4
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to the forums and congrats on your new-to-you Rockwood Roo 21SS! Getting out in the Roo this weekend sounds like fun. Sorry but I'm not able to answer how to prepare for winter since I live in SoCal.

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Old 09-25-2012, 11:17 PM   #5
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Welcome to the forum. Where are you in Colorado?

That "winterizing" thread has a lot of good advice. When I re-winterized my trailer last March after towing it from the dealer in Chicago to Colorado, I used the air compressor method to blow out my lines after removing the water in the water filter and bypassing the HW heater. The blow out adapter for the city water connection is only a couple of dollars at Camping World. I used only a half-gallon of RV anti-freeze in the sink traps, gray tank, and black tank just to make sure that remaining water, if any, would not freeze.

When I started camping in early May, I had no leaks. But then we had a 90 degree day in April for the first time I can ever remember (and I have lived in Colorado for 50 years), so there weren't many really cold nights after I winterized.

With the intense sun we have here, you definitely need to get wheel covers for your tires.

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Old 09-26-2012, 07:41 AM   #6
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Thank you all for the great information.

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