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Posted: 10/10/19 11:36am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

allen8106 wrote:

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If you blow everything out, and run the pump dry, you should be okay inside a barn. Big difference between temp of 25, and 10. I am thinking inside the barn should stay considerably warmer than out door temp. An electric heater inside should protect pipes. If you are sure of the small amount in tanks, they should survive too, as long as you are in the barn.

This is just an opinion, don't call me if everything freezes solid. [emoticon]

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Not sure where you got the idea he was in a barn!!


"I will be running a small electric heater inside the unit which should help keep the temp inside above freezing, and the TT will be parked inside a barn out of the wind."


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Posted: 10/10/19 11:37am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

make sure you have enough propane to keep the trailer warm. 4 days of cold like that you will burn a bunch of it!


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MFL wrote:

allen8106 wrote:

MFL wrote:

If you blow everything out, and run the pump dry, you should be okay inside a barn. Big difference between temp of 25, and 10. I am thinking inside the barn should stay considerably warmer than out door temp. An electric heater inside should protect pipes. If you are sure of the small amount in tanks, they should survive too, as long as you are in the barn.

This is just an opinion, don't call me if everything freezes solid. [emoticon]

Jerry


Not sure where you got the idea he was in a barn!!


You are correct, sorry. I missed that!

"I will be running a small electric heater inside the unit which should help keep the temp inside above freezing, and the TT will be parked inside a barn out of the wind."


Reading comprehension starts by reading entire OP

Jerry



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On our first trip we discovered that at -10C, 15F, the only part that froze was the freshwater drain tap. I put a mitt over it and all was well in the morning. Nice to know we are okay down to -10 without winterizing. We had -7 last night here in Alberta.

Using the pump to pull pink antifreeze its good down to -40. I pour some pink stuff down the sinks and toilet to protect the traps, tanks and drain valves.


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