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Old 04-25-2013, 08:25 PM   #1
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30 degrees at night, not winterized

I just brought home our new 28' International tonight. I thought by waiting with our order and taking delivery end of April I wouldn't be worrying too much about cold weather storage. However, I have yet to line up indoor storage and the trailer is in the street in front of our house tonight. The water tank is empty but we were using the the plumbing system yesterday and last night camping at the dealer.

With it dropping to around 30 degrees tonight, do I need to worry about having the furnace running or am I ok with the residual heat to get through the night?
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Old 04-25-2013, 08:30 PM   #2
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It will probably be ok at 30, if the wind is not blowing.

But, if was me that had a brand new Airstream I think I would turn the heat on to about 50, just to be safe. You never know. It could get colder than predicted.
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Old 04-25-2013, 08:32 PM   #3
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You should be fine. It will take more than 30* to do damage.

Go celebrate the new arrival.

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You will be fine. We brought our trailer home from storage, de-winterized, filled tanks and then the weather turned to crap. This was mid-March. We live in the Thumb and our International is fine.
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Old 04-25-2013, 09:29 PM   #5
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I decided to set the heat at 50 for the night. I need a good nights sleep with one less worry.

Thrilled to have it home.
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40* would be more than enough.
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Are you actually not sleeping in it?
I dont think I could resist.
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Old 04-25-2013, 10:19 PM   #8
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I just got back from a fishing trip where the night time temperatures were in the mid to high 20's. The days warmed up nicely but the nights were cold. I ran the furnace at 40 during the night and never had a problem.

As mentioned above, I think 40 would do the trick.

Congrats on the new trailer.
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