freezing weather and macerators

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  1. Sundowners

    Sundowners Funster Life Member

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    I conitnued to use my Flojet macerator during the freezing weather, I always left it standing upright so that any water would drain out --------------------BUT I left it in my box trailer, not within the (relative) warmth of the 5th wheel's lockers.
    The result is a destroyed impeller, I think that the rubber material would not flex in the extreme cold, am I right????:cry: The good news is that the impeller is not expensive, was easy to obtain in this Country or hard to fit!!!!!!!!
    The bad news----------------it stopped pumping while emptying the black tank:Doh::Doh::Blush:
    Nigel
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Hi Nigel

    I've used mine throughout the winter and being lazy I store it under the van still attached to the hose..:Blush: a couple of times the water left in the hose was frozen .. but the pump was ok, I wouldn't have thought that extreme cold would have damaged the impeller .. I may just have been lucky ..

    Cheers


    Jim
     
  3. Spacerunner

    Spacerunner Read Only Funster

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    I presume that's what is meant by 'tough shhh...you-know-what':Rofl1:
     
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