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Old 01-05-2014, 05:59 PM   #1
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How to RV in the Winter

Here's some neat suggestions for full timers
or anyone that needs to use their camper
when it's freezing.

How to RV in the Winter |

Also, campground basics:

http://www.rv123.com/blog/campground...ng-up-your-rv/
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Old 01-05-2014, 09:25 PM   #2
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"How to RV in the winter"

I always thought that "RV" was a noun?

And winter is such a relative term. A Florida native (such as the author of this video) could mean something quite different by "winter" than many others on this forum would consider as winter.
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"How to RV in the winter"

I always thought that "RV" was a noun?

And winter is such a relative term. A Florida native (such as the author of this video) could mean something quite different by "winter" than many others on this forum would consider as winter.

Maybe "RV" in this case means "recreationally vehiclate," poetic license and all.....
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Old 01-06-2014, 02:52 PM   #4
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Winter is such a vague word, with multiple meanings.

Yesterday in my locale it meant -41C with a windchill of -49. I wonder how these tips would work? ;-)
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Really cold, winter camping in the Pacific NorthWET for me (currently) means NO.
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Really cold, winter camping in the Pacific NorthWET for me (currently) means NO.
Same here for now.
But I see pointers how to set up a few things
that I will leave up all year long. Like the insulating
my water tank area I did a few months ago. Kinda
like taking care of my well house. In all my years here
I have never had a heater in my well house. Even this
coldest of all winters I've not needed one.
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...Here is just.... -25C, plus windchill real low and on top of...snow storms. Happily my..." winter-proof, self-made cover" works well thru: thick and thin.." I gotto praise myself with a...bottle of wine...Just a share. LoL
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Are we sharing the wine as well?...............LOL

Love the pics. Like to see what everyone is doing.
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Cari & I have learned many of the tricks to full time RV life while living on the WET! Coast of Oregon. For us in our near-stick-built Mobile Suite some quality summer days are spent doing annual maintenance on the roof/wall seams etc to get it through the next WET-winter (~90" of rainfall). Fortunately it is well insulated and built for year round 4 season live-aboard.

Our Parkliner + Van conversion is our 3 season adventure rig and is not set up for camping in freezing temps unless we have access to 120v AC at a state or similar park...spring through fall? we can go for up to ~1 week off grid no problem.
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...Here is just.... -25C, plus windchill real low and on top of...snow storms. Happily my..." winter-proof, self-made cover" works well thru: thick and thin.."
What material did you make this cover out of and where did you buy it? It looks great! I want to make a little "tea cozy" for our Burro as well. Not a lot of faith that the thin layer of insulation between the two layers of fiberglass will hold up to winter nights in the western mountains.
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What material did you make this cover out of and where did you buy it? It looks great! I want to make a little "tea cozy" for our Burro as well. Not a lot of faith that the thin layer of insulation between the two layers of fiberglass will hold up to winter nights in the western mountains.
..."..Are we sharing the wine as well?...............LOL

Love the pics. Like to see what everyone is doing...." First of all, if one tries to go back to the thread winter rv..ing, he/she could see clearly my photos of the frame I made-act as an air pocket trap, covering trailer from rain, snow and relying on wind blowing to get rid of snow piling up on top- The tarp has size of 20'x30', costs 80$Can from Princess Auto.The frame will be used as awning when camping and utilized with tarp as winter proof cover. Secondly, I would like to share my wine to my Buddy for the good work with low cost of mine. Cheer!
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