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2ty
[QUOTE: Gets cold in the High Desert of Nevada sometimes with wind chill 16 below at 5000 ft.

Remember that you never reach that 'Windchill' temperature, but you do approach the actual temperature at a faster rate, as if you were headed for -16°.
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retro195man
After i empty everything, then i blow the lines and empty again. Then i run antifreeze through. It might be an over do, but i never had a problem. 

I run a cap of bleach through to purify the water. Let it sit for 1-2 days then empty the tank and refill. Make sure you don't smell the chlorine... and your tank is good to go. 
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russellnoel1
Thanks for all the past and current responses! Completed the winterizing this afternoon! Very simple process, the pump bypass hose is wonderful to draw the antifreeze into the system. The one thing that surprised me most was the amount of water that was left in the fresh water tank from our last trip! I will be sure to drop that low point drain after every use to clear out that risidual water. Until next time, happy camping!
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sunvalleyjoe
Retro195man when you use air to blow out lines are you reg the pressure. I know we have to use water pressure reducers to limit water pressure to under 45 psi. My portable compressor puts out 110 psi so I give it short blast to clear water lines. I have blown o ring in commode on the Jayco with too much air pressure I presume. Just a thought before I use air on the 150 Retro.Hope all is well. GBA!!SVJ
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kevinkpk
You can use a pressure regulator on your air compressor.
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sunvalleyjoe
this thing is old no reg. Guess I should buy new one.It was free about 25+ years ago. GBA!!SVJ
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retro195man
kevinkpk wrote:
You can use a pressure regulator on your air compressor.

You don't put pressure in the lines without the facets open....
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kevinkpk
Well, yes to push water out of the lines you open the facuets. Otherwise you are just pressurizing the system.
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timetravel
search winterizing - there are several posts
mark & deb > Charleston, SC > 177se
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