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Old 03-14-2015, 11:19 AM   #1
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Default Winter camper storage nearly over

Winter is ending, the sun has been out, the temps have warmed into the 50's & 60's and may hit 70 in the next day or two and by then nearly all the snow will be history....although snowfall in late March/early April isn't unheard of.

Either way, the camper storage area sent out letters advising campers will be moved out of the storage buildings and available for pickup starting the beginning of the 2nd week in April.

It will be nice to get it home, check it out and prep it for summer use again. The water/sewage systems will stay winterized until getting ready for the 1st outing as there could be freezing temps until near end of April here.

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Old 03-14-2015, 10:01 PM   #2
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Yes it's that time again!! It's been nice here also , still could go to 32 at night so I will leave the antifreeze in the lines until a few days before I go on my 1st trip this April . Going to the atv trails of hatfield and mccoy trails in wv , about a 5 hour drive . Got anything planned yet eagle ??
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Old 03-15-2015, 10:06 AM   #3
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No plans for the immediate future but probably a few short weekend/3 day excursions.

The main venture planned for this summer is in August, load the camper with the Harley in the back, spend a few days at the 75th Annual Sturgis South Dakota Motorcycle Rally (expected over a million bikers) and then push on to Glacier National Park, down to Yellowstone National Park and further down to the Grand Teatons ~ angle back up to Cody Wyoming and visit the Cody Museum (an awesome place) and then home to complete about a 2 week trip. Wish it could be longer but that is about all the time the wife will be able to leave work.
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Old 03-16-2015, 09:13 AM   #4
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I have used mine twice this year already. Its covered up right now but wil be in use again in 6 weeks for a race weekend at Talladega GP. I don't mess with the red stuff anymore except in the toilet bowl and drain traps. I blow the water out with a small compressor with a regulated pressure.
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HI roy, I also blew mine out with a small air compressor then added the pink stuff to be extra safe.

It probably doesn't get down to -20 degrees + F in Mississippi; what we in the upper Great Plains states call a "hard freeze." For here, the extra few $$ is cheap insurance in the winter.

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13 degrees is the lowest we've seen this season and the seasons over since it'll be 82 today.
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The Heart of Gold is still at the dealer getting his repairs completed. Everything is done ... just waiting for a new burner valve for the range top to come in and we'll pick it up this week sometime. We're heading out this coming Sunday for Branson, MO. for a week
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13 degrees is the lowest we've seen this season and the seasons over since it'll be 82 today.
Believe it or not, yesterday it was 79 here ......... and tomorrow they have snow in the forecast again. Not unusual tho as have seen snow in April ~ not much but snow none the less.

Just how it is.
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I picked up my XT-276 this afternoon from winter storage.

Sure is nice to have it home again. Once it warms up a bit more (only 46 degrees out) will give her a good wash job and check everything out so it's ready for the first outing.

I'm happy!

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Now comes the fun
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