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pkd31780
post Oct 2 2012, 10:35 AM
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One more trip before we close down our Class C for the winter. We have read a lot of information on "how to" and tips from charcoal to absorb moisture, drier sheets in drawers, moth balls, etc.

Looking for additional info from "seasoned" RVers like yourselves smile.gif

- We assume we have to drain everything in holding tanks (fresh water, grey & black water) and are aware of the antifreeze addition.


- Keep refrigerator doors open

- Remove ALL food ... what about dishes, sheets/blankets, etc.?

- disconnect house battery?

- anything we need to do to generator?

- amount of fuel to keep in tank? We were advised to run generator once a month for 30 min. and drive vehicle a little to prevent "flat" spots on tires

- propane in tank?

Anything else? Thank you for your help

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GandJ
post Oct 2 2012, 02:15 PM
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QUOTE(pkd31780 @ Oct 2 2012, 10:35 AM) *

- disconnect house battery?

Batteries? My favorite subject (*snort*)

Make sure your batteries have a full charge and, depending on how harsh the winters are where you live, it might be advisable to remove your batteries and store them in a dry, warm(er) place.

If you're going to have power running to your rig all winter, make sure that your converter/charger is the type that can monitor and adjust the charge going into your batteries so that you don't overcharge them (or, worse yet, boil them dry).

We found out the hard way that our converter/charger is not of that sophistication. So now when we're not traveling for awhile, we take the batteries out and put 'em on our Battery MinderPlus.

Personally, we're taking fpullanosrjr's advice and going south again this winter smile.gif


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