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The other consideration is having a belly tank for freshwater. I have a standard roof transit, so I can only fit the 570 in there without a belly tank.

I can get a belly tank in there with a 370.

I typically connect to customer water, but with lots of snow on the ground here in Ohio, I like to keep water on board.
 
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The other consideration is having a belly tank for freshwater. I have a standard roof transit, so I can only fit the 570 in there without a belly tank.

I can get a belly tank in there with a 370.

I typically connect to customer water, but with lots of snow on the ground here in Ohio, I like to keep water on board.
In a cold weather climate a fresh water tank is beyond convenience. You need one, it saves time, blame for using their broken water pipe too.
 

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I typically connect to customer water, but with lots of snow on the ground here in Ohio,


this your first winter with a TM?

many outside hose bibs will be turned off from inside

get a garden hose faucet adapter


this one


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has inside and outside threads and will fit 99.288% of res faucets and 92.773% of com

..L.T.A.
 

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But washer and dryer hookups are fair game


and have extra rubber washers, cause once you remove that hose, you own it...

learn how to tighten a hose bib packing nut too.
cause all those valves you'll encounter ain't in great condition


One more thing..
always kink your garden hose after you hooked up (inside or out)
it assures connection and packing nut is drip free and the biggie, lets you know if the outside hose bib froze and broke over the winter.

If no back pressure on the kink'd hose, the water is pouring in the bandbox and down the basement walls.....

..L.T.A.
 

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and have extra rubber washers, cause once you remove that hose, you own it...

learn how to tighten a hose bib packing nut too.
cause all those valves you'll encounter ain't in great condition


One more thing..
always kink your garden hose after you hooked up (inside or out)
it assures connection and packing nut is drip free and the biggie, lets you know if the outside hose bib froze and broke over the winter.

If no back pressure on the kink'd hose, the water is pouring in the bandbox and down the basement walls.....

..L.T.A.
Great tips, yep I give away many flat washers throughout the year...
 

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and have extra rubber washers, cause once you remove that hose, you own it...

learn how to tighten a hose bib packing nut too.
cause all those valves you'll encounter ain't in great condition


One more thing..
always kink your garden hose after you hooked up (inside or out)
it assures connection and packing nut is drip free and the biggie, lets you know if the outside hose bib froze and broke over the winter.

If no back pressure on the kink'd hose, the water is pouring in the bandbox and down the basement walls.....

..L.T.A.
Been there done that. Nothing like performing a water damage job "For FREE" after your regular scheduled job.
 
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