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Old 09-16-2011, 11:42 AM   #1
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Making our pop HW27 cold weather camping ready

I need a tutorial on what to get and how to go about setting our HW27SC up for cold weather camping. We plan to do a Thanksgiving trip and the night temps will lamost certainly be well below freezing.

I think of this as basically two steps:
1) addressing the water lines and appliances
2) insulation/gap sealing

Looking for anyone who may have done this and can offer on what materials I will need and any advice.

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Old 09-16-2011, 11:47 AM   #2
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They make tank heaters and plumbing heaters for the discharge pipes if your going to be using water.
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Old 09-16-2011, 11:54 AM   #3
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They make tank heaters and plumbing heaters for the discharge pipes if your going to be using water.
Do you have any experience with those? brands you recomend? what sizes would I need? and where can you get these?

I am curious if anyone (Forrest River perhaps) makes an actual kit that just has everything you need.
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My old 2006 tt from forest river had tank heaters and plumbing heater factory installed.
They worked great.
campingworld.com sells them.
Better up grade your propane tank size.
sorry I don't remember the brand name of my heaters since I no longer have unit.

Ps I see tank heaters on ebay all the time
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Old 09-19-2011, 01:48 PM   #5
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looking at these tank heaters:
2ea RV fresh gray black water holding tank heater 12v | eBay

Is 12v the way to go or look for 110v heaters?

Also - what should I look for in a material to seal the bottom after I put in residential insulation?
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