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Old 12-17-2015, 04:04 PM   #29
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Do you tow your AS with a full fresh water tank?

Yes, far better than having 5 or 10 gallons hammering to and fro and side to side. The tank has no baffles.

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Old 12-17-2015, 04:24 PM   #30
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We always travel with a full tank of fresh water and about 5 gallons in the black and gray tanks. We don't want the black and gray tanks to get dry and the small amount of sloshing will be good for them.

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Old 12-17-2015, 05:11 PM   #31
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Full fresh water tanks and several gallons in each of the black and gray tanks with the chemicals. That works for us and allows for contingency stopping if we need to.
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Old 12-17-2015, 05:18 PM   #32
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After 15+ years full-time, I know that RV campground water can be unreliable. Full tank also, I have been told by experts, dampens road shocks to trailer. I'm certain this latter comment can be argued, as with tires, etc.
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Old 12-17-2015, 08:26 PM   #33
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Originally Posted by TBRich View Post
Always travel with a full tank .. but then the tank on a 19' Bamrbi is not that big! .
My 15' Airlight has a 12 gal fresh water tank. We use it to flush the commode to wash up.
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Old 12-18-2015, 08:14 AM   #34
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Generally full on fresh till on our way home then let it go down as we travel home. But always a few gallons in black tank to slosh with treatment. Never in 40 years had a problem. Diesel TV doesn't care either way. Handy to have the convenience.
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Old 12-18-2015, 08:26 AM   #35
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I always tow with my water tank full which insures trailer stability when towing as it puts more weight between the axles and the tongue. I also keep it full for disaster preparedness here in California where an earthquake, fire or flood is possible.
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Old 12-18-2015, 11:19 AM   #36
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Once, going to a campground I was familiar with, that has tasty water, I didn't fill (just that 5 gal or so like some recommend). Picked up a friend at the airport in Little Rock (plane was late). Arrived after dark in a rainstorm. Water to the campground was off for a couple of days (repair). Never made that mistake again. I travel full. Drain when I return home.

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