First Freezes!

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  1. Jim

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    First freezes are due for a lot of the UK this week. Don't forget to drain down your water systems. Burst pipes are a pain, broken water boilers really hurt the wallet:Eeek:
     
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    all done

    all done... remember if you have an outside shower (many RV's do) to drain any water from them as well and leave the taps open....

    I keep a 110w tube heater in the RV and with the normal log gas boiler set to just above freezing I find that keeps everything in good order...

    Bob
     
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    Heavy frost here this morning & it's just going to get colder :Smile:
     
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    You will live up in the Arctic:Cool:
     
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    Icy windscreen here in N Lincs this morning.
     
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    I don't mind you two surrounding us with cold weather - just so long as you don't push it towards us :BigGrin:
     
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    Just wait until the morning graham, and take a scraper with you :BigGrin:
     
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    Erm, What do I do for heating and hot water after I have done this? How long do I need to leave it empty for? :Doh::Doh::Doh::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Done it today.
     
  10. Jim

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    I think you fulltimers will be OK. :BigGrin:
     
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    STOP MOANIN. !!
    It's lovely here, 8pm, got a cold beer and the kids are in the pool,,,,!!!!

    Oh yes, I forgot I'M IN FLORIDA :thumb::sin:

    Be back soon for some lovely winter rallies...
     
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    Very doubtful parentage...............
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    :Rofl1:
     
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    Rub it in why dont you :Rofl1::Rofl1:. sounds like you Irene and kids are having fun. Hope you will let us see some pics of the big day.:thumb:
     
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    well it was cold here last night

    No frost at 8.45 when I came in last night.. very cold.. by 10 p.m the cars were covered in frost.. very cold night in Tunbridge Wells last night... nice bright day today... bit worried over my last peppers.. most have been picked for drying or have been pickled, but still had a few left of the bushes...

    Bob
     
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    I wish I had a reminder like this a couple years back - I would have save a fortune on repairs!
     
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    Dualtop on frost protection setting Jim....
    Thanks for the reminder!:BigGrin:
     
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