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enblethen

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Posted: 11/24/20 05:27pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Video I looked at shows using the winterizing port. That does "NOT" get to the tank.

* This post was edited 11/25/20 08:49am by enblethen *


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Posted: 11/24/20 05:32pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

This is a tough crowd but happen to agree.
Just dump some bleach in the fresh and later....run it out.

I'm amazed at the gimmicks.

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kellem wrote:

This is a tough crowd but happen to agree.

Sometimes you need to call it like you see it. [emoticon]

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Tough Crowd I guess but it is what it is. A funnel and short section of hose or some similar method of pouring bleach into the fresh water tank,and then filling the fresh water tank accomplishes the same thing as this Inline Sanitizer. Had hoped that it would have had a way of metering the bleach slowly to insure that the bleach is more evenly distributed but it's a straight shot through the Sanitizer so looks like the bleach would pretty much blast right though.

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enblethen wrote:

Video I looked at shows using the winterizing port. That does get to the tank.



I believe you are mistaken about that. When winterizing, you should set the valves so that the antifreeze does not go into the fresh water tank. You do NOT want antifreeze in the fresh water tank. It would take forever to get out. The fresh water tank is "winterized" by simply draining it through the low point drain.

You DO want to sanitize the tank and all the lines. So the sanitizing additives, what ever it is, should be put in through the port that fills the tank, and then pumped through the water system.


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Posted: 11/25/20 06:25am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

My last sentence has a missing "Not" in it. Should read "That does "NOT" get to the tank."

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enblethen wrote:

My last sentence has a missing "Not" in it. Should read "That does "NOT" get to the tank."


I would suggest editing the post to correct it and to avoid confusion.
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coolmom42 wrote:

enblethen wrote:

Video I looked at shows using the winterizing port. That does get to the tank.



I believe you are mistaken about that. When winterizing, you should set the valves so that the antifreeze does not go into the fresh water tank. You do NOT want antifreeze in the fresh water tank. It would take forever to get out. The fresh water tank is "winterized" by simply draining it through the low point drain.

You DO want to sanitize the tank and all the lines. So the sanitizing additives, what ever it is, should be put in through the port that fills the tank, and then pumped through the water system.


I agree with everything except not putting anti-freeze in the fresh water tank. A previous trailer of mine did not have a winterizing port so I would pour the antifreeze into the fresh water tank and use the pump to distribute it throughtout the system. I never had a problem flushing it out in the spring when I sanitized the system.


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Posted: 11/25/20 10:07am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Sounds like the same guy that pays to have nitrogen put in his tires.

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Posted: 11/25/20 10:46am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

CarnationSailor wrote:


I agree with everything except not putting anti-freeze in the fresh water tank. A previous trailer of mine did not have a winterizing port so I would pour the antifreeze into the fresh water tank and use the pump to distribute it throughtout the system. I never had a problem flushing it out in the spring when I sanitized the system.


You did have a winterizing port, they made these things for years.





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