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    Posted: 23 May 2020 at 12:10pm
I know some people use compressed air, some use RV antifreeze and some use both to clear out the water lines prior to freeze up in these northern climes.  Although I have used compressed air I don't feel confident enough that there is enough air volume at relatively low pressure to remove those stubborn water pockets.  Just curious to know what other podders think about this.
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I do the same, with cold temps that we have in Alberta I'd rather be safe than sorry
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I would rather be safe than sorry.  In middle TN air has worked for me for a number of years.
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My neighbour only uses air in his motorhome and although he seems to get away with it I am not confident enough as there must be some pooling at the pump outlet..
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The places I watch specifically are the toilet valve and the back flush valve.  That is where I have had issues, my own oversight.  No problems with water lines, drains, etc.
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Hmm, and whoops! I didn't consider the back flush valve.  Water must pool against that valve.  Thanks, I will have to add that to my list.. 
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