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      Update from Texas Assn of Campground Owners re: Evacuees   08/28/17

      Good morning, There are now at least 18 privately owned and operated campgrounds and RV parks across Texas that are accepting evacuees. The attached news release, updated from the one the association issued yesterday, includes the names and contact info for the parks. Consumers can also do their own research to identify parks with RV spaces and rental cabins at www.TexasCampgrounds.com and www.TexasCabinRentals.net. Please contact Brian Schaeffer, executive director and CEO of the Texas Association of Campground Owners, on his cell phone at (817) 307-0129 for any questions. We will continue to update this release over the weekend based on the feedback we receive from campgrounds and RV parks across Texas. Many thanks for including our information in your reports yesterday. We appreciate it. Sincerely, Jeff Crider
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MarJui13

Starting Out In Winter

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We are leaving NWPA the 1st of January to drive down to Gaffney, SC to take advantage of Freightliners 15% off service (10% + 5% FCOC) for our "New to Us" MH. We have winterized the Beast and plan on taking some containers of water along for flushing & drinking until we get down south in a warmer area.

Is this the right way to start out or do any of you have better ideas?

I also will have to winterize the rig before heading back home I assume.

Any advice in practical procedures will be appreciated.

Mark

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Mark,

When we leave the North country in cold weather, we always carry 3 gal of the pink antifreeze to keep the traps, drain lines and holding tanks below the freezing point.

Should you be returning in February or March plan on re winterizing the coach. Do not forget the Water heater and fresh water tanks or the fresh water lines and the city water line !!!!

Rich

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We have travel in 14 degree weather using your same plan, except we went on to warmer location for 3 months before returning home. Do plan on stopping where you will have electrical hook ups, because you will need to run your furnace to keep the water bay warm. Don't risk running your batteries down. We added a trouble lite with 60 watt bulb to the water bay, and we have a remote temperature sensor there, too. The water bay holds 40-45 degrees no matter how cold it is outside.

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