Go Back   Keystone RV Forums > Keystone Tech Forums > Technical Corner
Click Here to Login

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-09-2019, 01:41 PM   #1
Senior Member
NH_Bulldog's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2019
Location: Henniker
Posts: 433
Winter storage, television or no television

Getting ready to pack it up for the winter and was wondering what people thought about leaving the flat screen tv in the camper for the winter. We are in New Hampshire so it gets pretty cold. I donít see an issue but was curious if there were any compelling arguments for taking it out and storing in the house?

NH_Bulldog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-09-2019, 03:21 PM   #2
Site Team
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: W. Texas
Posts: 9,553
I'm sure others will chime in but I would think I would leave it in. Do all the
RV dealers in NH take all the TVs out of the RVs on the lots for winter? I wouldn't think so.

Danny & Susan wife of 52 years
2019 Ram 3500 Laramie CC SB 6.4 4x4 4.10
2020 Montana High Country 331RL
sourdough is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-09-2019, 05:12 PM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2019
Location: NE Ohio
Posts: 380
I've had many RVs with many televisions, leave it in.
2018 Cougar 26RBS
2016 Chevrolet 3500DRW D/A
Customer1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-09-2019, 10:37 PM   #4
Senior Member
busterbrown's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: SE Michigan
Posts: 1,649
We have the original TV in our coach with 2 additional retail brands purchased for the bunkhouse and bedroom. All three TVs have gone through 3 Michigan winters unscathed. Personally, I think there's a bigger risk of dropping them during the process of removal.
2017 Keystone Bullet 308BHS in Saddle.
2017 RAM 2500 Laramie Mega Cab 4x4 Hemi 6.4L
2008 GMC Yukon XL Denali (SOLD)
Hensley SwiftArrow Control Hitch with 1000 lb Spring Bars
Me, DW, (3) little DS's, and 1 rambunctious Boston Terrier

busterbrown is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2019, 01:40 AM   #5
Senior Member
Northofu1's Avatar
Join Date: May 2018
Location: Markham, Ontario
Posts: 1,157
I take mine out, only because it's my winter bedroom tv.
Dan & Serena

2015 Cougar X-Lite 29 RET
Northofu1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2019, 05:42 AM   #6
Site Team
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Joppa, MD
Posts: 4,361
As far as the electronic are concerned no need to remove. You don't remove the electronics' from your truck do you? When the TV's leave China the containers they are are shipped in are not "climate controlled", neither are the trains that take them to the warehouses or the trucks that deliver them to the retailers or RV manufacturers.
2012 Laredo 303 TG
2010 F250 LT Super Cab, long bed, 4X4, 6.4 Turbo Diesel
flybouy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2019, 06:17 AM   #7
Site Team
JRTJH's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Gaylord
Posts: 18,812
Our trailer is stored in an unheated pole barn in northern Michigan. The TV has been mounted on the wall since we bought the trailer in 2013. It has survived -30 F temperatures with no problems. The one caution I'd advise is: DO NOT TURN ON THE TV WHEN COLD. Allow it to warm up to "comfortable indoor living temperatures before even plugging it in. It's the rapid change in temperatures with power applied that cause damage, not cold storage temperatures.


2015 F250 6.7l 4x4
2014 Cougar X Lite 27RKS
JRTJH is offline   Reply With Quote

storage, television, winter

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Keystone RV Company or any of its affiliates in any way. Keystone RVģ is a registered trademark of the Keystone RV Company.

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 11:59 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.