The Floe water draining device

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  1. benellioldman1

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    Hi
    Has anyone on here used this device , Is it a worthwhile bit of kit, easy to use etc, or waste of money. Just wondering whether to purchase one seeing the winter is arriving, they are on Ebay around £49.00
    Thanks
    Steve
     
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    Hi Steve, fitted one a year ago. It always gets a litre out more than you think. I would say worth it for piece of mind but you could do the same by disconnecting a few pipes.
    cheers
    Bernie
     
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    Worth it....no.

    Nowt more than a simple tap connector with a tyre valve fitted.

    An airline over an open tap will do the same thing for nothing.
    If you dont have an airline a spare wheel will do if deflated to 15psi.
     
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    First one on ebay was £29
     
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    I drained my system today and it was really easy. I don't know why you would need the kit but I am a bit of a beginner so maybe someone else can answer better than me.
     
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    I have never bothered. I just open drain valve and taps and never had a problem even during prolonged -C temps.

    Fulltiming now so I keep the van warm during the winter (y)
     
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    Used it for 4 years now and gets out between 1 and 2 litres which would otherwise stagnate over the winter months. Easy to fit, easy to use but not cheap and I know there's nothing to freeze.
     
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    As I hve said on here before
    I use a balloon blow them up place it over the tap/Shower pipe and the air forces the water out.
    Cost €0 as the oe shops over here give them away.
     
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