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Old 09-03-2008, 12:09 PM   #1
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4-season question

Good afternoon. Is Airstream considered a 'true' 4-season travel trailer? Are there any particular problem areas to be aware of when considering 4-season Airstream living?

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Old 09-03-2008, 12:14 PM   #2
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That would depend on what year the trailer is... and how cold it gets..
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Old 09-03-2008, 12:28 PM   #3
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That would depend on...
and which 4 seasons are expected.

welcome to the forums rd' !

spend a while reading the threads here...

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f314/

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f462/

almost every winter issue is addressed therein, except maybe how to dress fresh game kills in the snow.

living through the seasons vs camping for a while during cold times are very different...

once the water, lpgas, drain pipes, condensation and other simple issues are solved.

after reading some, think about some specific items that matter 2 you and ask away...

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Hello I have used mine all year round.(ohio) Alluminum and salt (Road treatment) in the winter dont mix well. You just have to go to a pressure wash place when you can. Like if I am heading south in Jan I stop at a place below W Virginia. get it real good and clean.
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I spent all of last January and February in my Overlander just south of Seattle WA. Warm, comfortable, and happy.

The previous year I tried that in a new SOB motorhome. A much less pleasant experience.
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my only issue..

In Amarillo last December my 4" sewer line froze solid at 18F in one day. It took a heat gun and finesse to get it un frozen. They say the tanks are heated via furnace however on the Safaris the plumbing hangs down like a scene from mousetrap, probably could not keep it from freezing without some electric heat tape.
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