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Old 12-15-2013, 09:07 AM   #15
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I'm not sure that is what did it, If I saw you wearing a lot of lipstick, I'd go the other way……..

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Old 12-15-2013, 09:27 AM   #16
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Haven't seen it mentioned but for winter use/storage I've been draining everything of water, run a gallon of antifreeze thru the pump and lines, then blow out the lines from the city water connection at low (30-40 psi) pressure. The antifreeze ends up in the traps and grey/black tanks and gets clears all water out of the lines.
I've got clear lines in my Starcraft as opposed to the red and blue I seem to recall in pictures of Escapes builds. After the first 4 or 5 years of leaving the pink in the lines thru the winter I found the lines took on a pink color s I started doing the above. I just go dry come cold weather, using the CG's bathrooms and a 5 gallon jug for consumption.

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Old 12-15-2013, 03:35 PM   #17
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WE use to put the pink stuff in our garage toilet. I don't know if that was the constant swimming or the pink stuff that got the two mice.
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Old 12-15-2013, 10:22 PM   #18
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It may be worth noting that RV or "pink" antifreeze's active ingredient is propylene glycol-( link) not the more toxic ethylene glycol used in car antifreeze, which is responsible for many pet poisonings each year.( link)

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