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For most of us winterization is now turning into thoughts of getting ready for the Spring camping season.  However, I just received a notice from Harbor Freight that the "Multi-Use Transfer Pump" is on sale for $4.99.

With the addition of a plastic fitting (similar to THIS ONE) - see pic below - you will be all set to pump anti-freeze into those exterior ports next Fall.

p.s.  I just noted that Harbor Freight failed to correct the price in at least one location - but - the price has been reduced from $7.99 to $4.99!P1020752.JPG

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That certainly looks easier to use than the ones you see near the RV antifreeze jug displays.  Since I have one of the old ones, I see modifications that are about to happen… guess I’ve just been lazy or complacent.

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The Harbor Freight one I've been using for the past eight years still performs like new.

I simply attach the male end onto one of the exterior ports and place the other end into a gallon of anti-freeze.  Then a couple of plunger pumps and on to the next port.

Just make sure when your done to pump some fresh water through the device and then let it dry for a couple of days before storing for next year.

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....what about the outside shower?  Do y'all clear those H&C water lines pneumatically?  Just curious

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23 minutes ago, MAX Burner said:

Do y'all clear those H&C water lines pneumatically?

For those lines I do exactly the thing that I do for the other lines that have faucets (i.e. the kitchen and the bath) - I let the water pump simply pump the anti-freeze from the winterization port through the water pump to the outside faucet (both hot and cold water lines) until I see the pink stuff coming from the shower head.

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2 hours ago, topgun2 said:

For those lines I do exactly the thing that I do for the other lines that have faucets (i.e. the kitchen and the bath) - I let the water pump simply pump the anti-freeze from the winterization port through the water pump to the outside faucet (both hot and cold water lines) until I see the pink stuff coming from the shower head.

Bill

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