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Old 10-14-2019, 07:00 AM   #1
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Fairly quick winterizing question..Do I have the general gist of it?

Okay, new 2019 Bay Star owner here and regrettably, I'm going to winterize it (instead of use it) in the next few weeks. I've been reading posts/blogs and watching YouTube videos.....everything EXCEPT busting open the big folder thingy with all the manuals in it. LOL

I just want to know if I have the general idea right...

Option 1: Drain everything, then blow air into the pipes. No more than 30-35 psi

Option 2: Remove filters, drain water heater, bypass water heater, suck up RV anti-freeze through clear plastic hose into the pipes. Run all taps until it runs pink.

I'm sure that's an oversimplification, but in a nutshell, those are my choices, correct?

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Old 10-14-2019, 07:06 AM   #2
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In a "nutshell", yes, however I do both. Blow then suck. Just sucking (anti-freeze) runs the chance of diluting the anti-freeze, but that's me. Plus, while I'm sucking in the anti-freeze, when I get any liquid, I know that section is done.

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Old 10-14-2019, 08:39 AM   #3
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Use search. Question is posted a few times every week.
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You have covered pretty well in case you might have missed something take a look at the winterizing links in this sticky, covers winter camping and maybe a trip later in the winter, you never know.
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Old 10-14-2019, 09:27 AM   #5
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Thanks, 007. I'd perused those, gave me most of the general info. Just need to dig out the specifics on the '19 BS.
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Old 10-14-2019, 05:03 PM   #6
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Don’t forget to pour some RV antifreeze down the sinks, showers, toilet. You’ll want to have some in the p-traps and in the holding tanks. It’s never a good idea to have either holding tank bone dry, so add some pink stuff.

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