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Old 10-01-2016, 06:33 PM   #31
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You can buy a tire air chuck that clamps on to air adapter. Every tire shop uses them.
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Old 10-01-2016, 07:16 PM   #32
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No Camping World close to me up here in the Northeast Kingdom ~ bought the same thing at Wally World, about the same price.

These are the easiest, available on Amazon

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I have read here where a lot of you talk about pumping "the pink stuff" through your lines, but not to put it in the FW tank. I guess I am being dense here, but how do you pump it through your lines without using the pump from the FW tank?
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Old 10-01-2016, 07:44 PM   #34
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With bypass valves. You isolate the FW tank entirely. You drain it (FW tank), thats it.
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The OP states they do NOT want to use Pink AF,their Water pump will NOT be protected if they only use Air! Even though they state they have Never used the F/W tank or Pump,Water will still be Inside the Pump Chambers and it Will Freeze! Youroo!!
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Old 10-01-2016, 09:39 PM   #36
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I use a quick connect blowout plug like this and it's an easy job.

https://www.amazon.com/Camco-36143-B...ut+plug+for+rv

I hook it up to my shop air-compressor and set the regulator at 40psi and just keep opening valves starting high until only air comes out.

Drain the WH first and don't forget the outdoor shower if you have one and especially the toilet.

It takes a couple of beers.

Exactly how I do it! But being in Canada I also add the pink!


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Old 10-01-2016, 09:42 PM   #37
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winterizing with compressed air

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I have read here where a lot of you talk about pumping "the pink stuff" through your lines, but not to put it in the FW tank. I guess I am being dense here, but how do you pump it through your lines without using the pump from the FW tank?

Buy a winterizing kit and install it, very simple to do. You attached the quick connects at the pump, there is a valve you rotate and instead of sucking water out of your fresh tank(which should already be emptied) you stick a hose into your pink stuff and as the picture shows turn your pump on and it will suck the pink through all your faucets. Start at the furthest and work back. Ensure you put your water heater in by pass so your not wasting 6 gallons of pink.
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I have read here where a lot of you talk about pumping "the pink stuff" through your lines, but not to put it in the FW tank. I guess I am being dense here, but how do you pump it through your lines without using the pump from the FW tank?

The lite drinks right out of the jug.



FW tank is bypassed as in the water heater.

I used two gallons.

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The OP states they do NOT want to use Pink AF,their Water pump will NOT be protected if they only use Air! Even though they state they have Never used the F/W tank or Pump,Water will still be Inside the Pump Chambers and it Will Freeze! Youroo!!
I haven't bothered with the pump. My Roo 19 went through 3 winters, -20 F and I had no problems.

If you're worried, you can hook up air to the AF line and, using LOW pressure, start the pump. The air will blow through the pump.

Your mileage may vary.
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If you use a bypass, the pipe from the tank to the pump is not winteryse!
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