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Old 10-31-2015, 12:23 PM   #1
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Camping after Winterizing

Looking to my favorite experts. Is there any issues/concerns about camping after winterizing as long as you don't do water hookups and don't use the toilets? What am I missing?

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Old 10-31-2015, 12:35 PM   #2
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Several people where we have a seasonal site use their campers during the winter after winterizing. The bring their own drinking water and use the port-a-john. They put their sink covers in place to remind them not put anything down the drains (a hard habit to break).
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Old 10-31-2015, 12:37 PM   #3
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Thanks...That is kinda what I was think of. Should work.
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At my age, the effort to dewinterize and rewinterize is outweighed by the pain of getting dressed and making the trek to the bathroom several times each night. Same for going to the shower.

If you only use the toilet, just take some jugs of water for it. Dumping the tanks isn't much trouble. That's what I did when we used our Sunseeker for house guests in January.
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Old 10-31-2015, 10:30 PM   #5
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Humidity, trailers do not work well with it.

A dehumidifier would be a good idea.
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Old 10-31-2015, 10:54 PM   #6
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We use ours when it's cold. We just pour a little water into the toilet when we flush and use water from our water jug in the sink to wash up, etc. Just dump the tanks when you're done and put a little anti-freeze in the traps before you put it away again. If a little water freezes in the tanks it won't hurt as there is plenty of room to expand. Been doing it this way for years as we head South in the Winter.
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Old 11-01-2015, 07:59 AM   #7
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Thanks everyone. Would not have thought about the jugs of water idea and followup antifreeze. That's why I ask the long time experts. Thanks.
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Any suggestions on a dehumidifier? I only have a 22' Flagstaff Microlite.
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After we winterize, we still go camping multiple times, generally its above freezing, so we bring containers of water to use to flush, heat on the stove to wash dishes and ourselves as needed. Then dump and add new AF to the drains if they have been used....
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