Extreme Cold Destroys RV! in Oil BoomTown of Dickinson ND (2014)

Living year-round in an RV in the oil boom-town of Dickinson ND gets even harder at 50 degrees below zero...Despite winterizing preparations, Gregg Zart and ...

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Comment by Pat Daly on January 9, 2016 at 12:36am

seems to me that a person ought to be able to winter over in a good old rv if it's set up right like the comments below and more. How do you folks who winter over do it in sub freezing or even sub zero weather?

Comment by Loretta Erker on January 8, 2016 at 10:53pm
We have people that live in their rvs year round here .Don't exactly know how they do it but I do know their pipes are wrapped and rvs are fully skirted in.We have some pretty cold temperatures here in Fort St John.
Comment by John Harrison on January 8, 2016 at 5:34pm

Another thing he didn't do was put some sort of wind barrier around the bottom of his trailer. Even black plastic would have helped keep the wind chill down, Although 1/2 plywood would have been better.

Comment by Chris Ramey on January 7, 2016 at 9:34am

Geez... Looks like he didn't have any heat tape on his lines, or heat mats under his tanks.

Comment by Pat Daly on January 5, 2016 at 7:36pm
I wonder if there really is a way to live in an rv at 50 below. What's your experience folks?!!

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