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Old 01-02-2008, 12:10 PM   #15
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Where in Minnesota is your destination? North or south? Can make a difference of 10-15 degrees temperature.

This morning in Duluth it was -5. By this weekend it will be around freezing with the possibility of freezing rain. Ah, our January thaw.

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Old 01-08-2008, 12:10 PM   #16
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Just wanted to thank all that gave advice.
We are back from Minnesota, we hit -5 on the coldest night BUT our MH made it thru 3 nights! We had 2 100W trouble lights in the basement compartment and a remote thermometer just to keep an eye on things.
Ended having to use a blow dryer to defrost the windows one morn and my beer froze in my hand one evening- but a good experience. Next trip will be to Florida though!
Thanks again!

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Old 01-09-2008, 05:35 AM   #17
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Glad it went well! Sounds dang cold, though!
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Old 01-12-2008, 02:58 PM   #18
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I dumped all our water out at a truck stop last night when I heard the weather was going to dip to 30 degrees. I wonder how cold it has to get before things start freezing.
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Old 01-12-2008, 04:51 PM   #19
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I don't think you really need to worry until it .. either gets to around ZERO degrees (F) - or until it STAYS below about 25 for more than 24 hours. It all depends on WHERE the temp is at the beginning of the "long" period - but common sense is the key factor. If you've been "near" 32 degrees for 2 days and have a forecast of below 25 degrees overnight, you best take action. If, on the other hand, you've been around 50 degrees or higher for the last 24 hours and it's forecast for nothing below 25 overnight, you're probably OK doing nothing.... however, a drop light in the water compartment is pretty cheap insurance
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Shortboxer, Welcome to irv2.com . You are very brave to handed the cold like that.
me , I rather deal with GA and Fl weather hands down!!!!!!!!!
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George, Thanks, the next trip will be in Florida
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Shortboxer: thanks for starting this discussion. Learned boat-loads from everyone who participated! We too have family in midwest: they graciously forgave us for high-tailing it to the southwest for the holidays.

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