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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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post Oct 3 2012, 09:17 AM
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I don't know why one would use moth balls for winterizing, but please know that they can be carcinogenic as stated by the U.S. Department of Health. Handle with care.

Water collects in the P-Traps of your shower and sinks so put a bit of anti-freeze into those.

I prefer DampRid to absorb moisture. It works well and visually you can see the water that it is collecting.
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post Oct 3 2012, 11:37 AM
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QUOTE(RLM @ Oct 3 2012, 08:17 AM) *

I don't know why one would use moth balls for winterizing...

Dryer sheets and mothballs are 'supposed to' keep various critters from making your rig their home, while it is in storage.

I grew up in an era where mothballs were used in EVERY closet to store clothing. Gastly stuff. Some incredible, hallucinogenic events before everyone learned what this stuff was.
Needless to say, I refuse to use them. ph34r.gif

HOWEVER, I've had great success with dryer sheets.
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