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Old 08-31-2012, 09:10 AM   #673
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Winterizing with an Air Compressor vs. Anti Freeze

Has anyone had success with blowing out the lines vs. adding the water line T and using anti freeze? I understand how this would easily work with the city water connection, but how about the on board water system and pump?
I also imagine anti freeze will still have to be added to the drains..
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Old 09-02-2012, 05:53 PM   #674
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Has anyone had success with blowing out the lines vs. adding the water line T and using anti freeze? I understand how this would easily work with the city water connection, but how about the on board water system and pump?
I also imagine anti freeze will still have to be added to the drains..
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No problems here using the blow-out method. I used anti-freeze in previous RV and while it works well, IMHO it takes several fill/drain cycles to eliminate the taste and foaming.
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No problems here using the blow-out method. I used anti-freeze in previous RV and while it works well, IMHO it takes several fill/drain cycles to eliminate the taste and foaming.
The city water side seems to be pretty simple with low air pressure. I am curious as to getting the water out of the water pump as there is no way to connect the air hose to the fresh water tank. How do you purge this side of the system?
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Old 09-03-2012, 06:25 PM   #676
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The city water side seems to be pretty simple with low air pressure. I am curious as to getting the water out of the water pump as there is no way to connect the air hose to the fresh water tank. How do you purge this side of the system?
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I just drain the tank, then cavitate the pump. I don't think any small amount of water remaining would present a freezing/expansion problem.
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Old 09-04-2012, 07:30 AM   #677
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I just drain the tank, then cavitate the pump. I don't think any small amount of water remaining would present a freezing/expansion problem.
I was reading about this last night and that is was I read. Just run it dry for about 30 seconds or so..
Boy, this summer went too fast!!
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Thanks to both of you I will probably try that for winterization also this year. Looks like we should get at least one more trip in this year towards the end of the month if work does not get in the way!

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Looks like we should get at least one more trip in this year towards the end of the month if work does not get in the way!

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Boy, this summer went too fast!!
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We are just now getting into our good. A ping season all this week in the upper 90s this weekend will only get to 85 WOOT!! Let's go!!
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Has anyone had success with removing scratches from the Kitchen counter tops? I have very small scratches in some areas. Also what are you using to clean and polish them?
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Heading out tomorrow for a September outing! Ohio state campgrounds are 25% off!
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Has anyone had success with removing scratches from the Kitchen counter tops? I have very small scratches in some areas. Also what are you using to clean and polish them?
Pkemmerlin, we have not had to deal with that yet. Our first counter top came from the factory with a crack in it and was replaced last fall under warranty. Before it was replaced we noticed it was getting some light scratches, so with the new one we have been more careful. When we are loading or unloading we cover the counter with the towel we use on the table to protect it from scratching the counter when the slides are closed!!!
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Heaven1, welcome to the HC 321 thread Would like to see Oregon copy Ohio on the 25% off.
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Has anyone had success with removing scratches from the Kitchen counter tops? I have very small scratches in some areas. Also what are you using to clean and polish them?

If you find something - drop a note here as ours is also lightly scratched - more high grade material.. I would imagine the surface would not be hard to replace with a more durable top.. Sort of bummed about it..
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Heaven 1, Welcome to the forum!!

We have two trips scheduled, Fairbanks and Denali Park - Hoping for a third on 29 Sept - not looking too good as winter is closing in fast..
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GRIZZ....Is you table rubbing up against the kitchen cabinet when the slide is in? If so...when we had some warranty work done and I mentioned it so they moved the table toward the window about 1/4 inch or just enough to miss the cabinet. Look under your table and you'll see that it's pretty easy to do. It does set it a little closer to the window but we can still get the shade up and down.
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