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Just read this on another site for moisture inside the Blazer and..

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by StoneyK5, Jan 15, 2003.

  1. StoneyK5

    StoneyK5 1/2 ton status

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    I thought I'd tell y'all what I've found from an RV tech book...
    For an RV parked that they use a 1/2 or 1 gallon plastic pail to set up a moisture trap. Put a plastic window screen over the bucket and secure with either a wire or string and pile calcium chloride flakes on it (available at farm, feed or garden stores). Used in this manner, the calcium chloride flakes absorb moisture from the surrounding air and deposit it as liquid into the pails. When the flakes are gone, just dump out the liquid and deposit more flakes atop the bucket screens.
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  2. chevyfumes

    chevyfumes Court jester

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    Watch for the muzzleflash!
    So your saying this would work as a dehumidifier.... /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
     
  3. Corey 78K5

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    Couldn't you just line the floor with maxi-pads? /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Watch for the muzzleflash!
    /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gifThe same thing can work if you have AC and the heat on at the same time... /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  5. StoneyK5

    StoneyK5 1/2 ton status

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    ya..I recon. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    Not needed in kalifornia, as far as I know... /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif
     
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    sheyaright.. /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif I'm talkin about parked... /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Not needed in kalifornia, as far as I know...

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    Yeah it's all desert and sunshine 24/7 here. /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif
     
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    2Dogs 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Yeah, liquid sunshine hear on the coast. ALWAYS damp.....

    Good tip. We have the commercial version in the house - pet safe container.
     
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    Good stuff, but you can also just buy a Dri-Z-Air (spelling may be wrong /forums/images/graemlins/shocked.gif) which is what RV owners use.
     
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    Those Dri-z-air things are kinda small and the packages of the white stuff is over a buck each. I don't think they would last as long, but I also haven't priced the stuff for the buckets either. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  12. muddysub

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    not needed in vegas, it's dry as hell here. /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif

    actually when our travel trailer is parked for a long time we fill a 5 gallon bucket up with water and set it in there and open the roof vents, once in a while re-fill the bucket.
     
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    I know what you mean about Vegas..lived there for 8 years and worked for a major airline. Just got burnt out living there and moved here near the ocean where it's wet all the time, hence the moisture problem. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    Couldn't you just line the floor with maxi-pads?


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  15. Seventy4Blazer

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    they make these already, called "dri-zee-air" or something to that spelling. they work great. use the same chemical. BUT it is corrosive as all He!!
    so be carefull. a small bucket with the chemical in it all inside a larger bucket workes best.
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