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Old 12-05-2017, 09:41 AM   #15
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If we're me, I would get a 400 watt 120 heater from like Wal-Mart. Put it in the wet bay at a moderate temp, set the furnace at 40 plus a little and you will be fine. Really the RV should be fine if the daytime temps get into the 40's and night short freeze to mid 20's. A full water tank is your friend at these temps, stored heat in the water.

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Old 12-05-2017, 09:58 AM   #16
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Gentlemen: Parking my RV where temps will drop to freezing. I need some insight as to how cold is too cold for my Class A. I just moved from Sacramento, CA upcountry to Pioneer, CA. Right at the snow level. I now park beside my house plugged in. It got down to 34 last night and I have my furnace set to 60 for inside temp. Cabinet doors are open under the sink for heated air to circulate around water lines coming out of the water heater. I checked it in the middle of the night and all was fine. Hot was coming out of faucet and cold as well. Should I drain my fresh water tank? I also have some heat tape if needed. This is all new to me and I don't want to freeze pipes. All input is important. Thank you.

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Just be smart water freezes at less than 32 degrees - so you only need to keep the pipes at a temp great that 33 degrees - not 60 - just a thought.

Just blow it out till you need it then - fill and go - EASY.


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My wet bay has heat from the furnace. I have a wireless temp sensor in it and the receiver in the house. Right now, 10:39 in Pioneer, CA the wet bay is 42 degrees. Outside temp is 33 degrees. I don't have the furnace on at this time, but will fire it up before I go to bed. Is it better to have a full fresh water tank or should I drain it. I would think keeping it full would be better. Your opinion...
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Here is a simple safe solution that I know works down to -15*. Just mount in the wet bay, wire it to the house batteries, set it at 40* and forget it.


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