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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 4 2012, 03:23 PM
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QUOTE(pkd31780 @ Oct 2 2012, 10:35 AM) *

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

Oops, forgot about the dishes. We leave ours in the cabinets, but put them in big plastic zipper bags. Each kitchen drawer's items will fit in a 2.5 gallon size and then it's easy to clean the drawer and plop everything back in where it belongs when it's time to go.

By putting stuff in bags, there won't be any "surprise visitors" hiding in between the plates when we bring them inside to dishwasher* them pre-trip.

Earlier today I was REALLY glad I'd done that because when I went out to the camper I found stink bugs inside. Those things are EVERYWHERE around here this time of year. UGH!

I set up G's lighted stinkbug trap to get rid of any that were still hiding. It seems to take care of those dreadful fly/gnat things, as well.

(*Yes, we made up that word)

It's always the batteries!
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