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Old 10-22-2015, 06:45 PM   #1
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Quick and easy tank blowout connector

I made this in about 5 minutes and $2. It allows me to set my compressor to 30psi and connect it to the fresh water supply to blow out all the lines.

I used a compressor quick connect, a dollar store quick hose connect and a 1/2 inch drill bit.

Quick and Easy RV Blowout quick connect for compressor by cdrdwd, on Flickr
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Old 10-22-2015, 07:38 PM   #2
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Well nothing new, but cheaper than most... :
Amazon.com: Camco 36143 Blow Out Plug with Brass Quick Connect: Automotive
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Old 10-22-2015, 07:55 PM   #3
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Thanks for the idea, going to make one myself. I had something rigged up last year but can't find it now.
Here we use the 5er year round but when I know it's going to get real cold I blow out all the lines. Putting RV antifreeze in here is a waste of money so the air is our best option. Thanks again for the idea.
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Old 10-22-2015, 07:56 PM   #4
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Didn't even need an npt tap for the air chuck fitting.
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Old 10-22-2015, 08:07 PM   #5
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I bought two of these last year. One had a air chuck and the other a tire valve stem. I think I paid $9 for the two. They can be used with either kind of compressor. I doubt I will ever use either one as I live in SE GA and we don't winterize, but good to have just in case.
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Old 10-22-2015, 08:43 PM   #6
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Had brass quick connect got a brass threaded fitting that fit both the waterline and the quick connect for under $3 .
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Old 10-23-2015, 02:35 PM   #8
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New to the RV world, thanks for posting this.
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Old 10-23-2015, 04:29 PM   #9
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go easy with the psi you can blow water line joints I use only about 10 psi and wife opens and closes Fawcett's one at a time till only air then do outside fawcet
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Old 10-23-2015, 06:59 PM   #10
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go easy with the psi you can blow water line joints I use only about 10 psi and wife opens and closes Fawcett's one at a time till only air then do outside fawcet
I would be more concerned with blowing water line joints with campground city water than with air. I use a pressure regulator at 40 psi with city water with no problems so have no worries with air at 40 psi as well.
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