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Old 11-02-2014, 09:26 AM   #1
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Tank Valves - open/closed for storage

Leave gray & black tank valves open or closed for winter storage?
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I don't see how it would matter as long as the tanks are empty. JMHO
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Black and grey are open. Fresh water [drain] is closed (to keep critters out). \ken
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Leave them all closed so the flies do not show up and breed especially in black tank.
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Leave them all closed so the flies do not show up and breed especially in black tank.

Good point! Thanks!
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Black and gray closed, cap on to keep out anything interested. Fresh water tank drain open to pass any water that collects at the low point. Too small for critters of significance in the winter.
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I keep mine closed with a few gallons of fresh water in each tank to keep the seals wet. I only store my MH in the summer, I stay in it all winter. If I was going to store in winter I'd mix some RV antifreeze in that fresh water.
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I keep them all open. When I stored in Wisconsin, I didn't worry about critters getting in. However, in Arizona I use a vent cap.
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Old 11-02-2014, 11:35 AM   #9
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Keep them all closed. The black and grey tanks should have a small amount of pink antifreeze down at the valves from the winterization proccess.
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