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Old 11-15-2013, 09:00 PM   #1
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Moisture

My camper sits out all winter. I live in pa so the winters are up and down in temp. Is it a good idea to put charcoal in a bucket to help with moisture?
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Old 11-15-2013, 09:06 PM   #2
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Camping World sells a product called Dri-Z-Air that I have used the past few years. It collects water, but I don't know if it collects enough to do a lot of good. It's not very expensive so I'll continue to use it. Don't know about the bucket of charcoal but it won't hurt. I might try the bucket of charcoal along with the Dri-Z-Air. Good Luck.
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You can do that or use Damp Rid or if you have power to the camper you could buy something like these.

https://www.google.com/search?newwin...61.JQIu-fH-jXM
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Old 11-15-2013, 09:14 PM   #4
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Thank you. This is our first camper. It's a gray wolf bh26. So I'm learning as we go.
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Old 11-15-2013, 09:58 PM   #5
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I second, Damp Rid, you can buy it at pretty much any retailer and it works well. We also live in PA so I know what you are saying on the up and down temps, especially the last few winters. Welcome to the forum and happy camping! (Next season)
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Old 11-15-2013, 10:07 PM   #6
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Thank you. We are north of Pittsburgh. We just upgraded from tents to the gray wolf bh26. We love it.
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Another user of Dri-Z-Air. Temperatures during our five plus months of winter can range to slightly above freezing to -40 and below. Product works as advertised in keeping the humidity down. Most major hardware stores and Wallyworld carry it.
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Both Dri-Z-Air and Damp Rid are pellets of calcium chloride and probably work in the same manner. In the future I'll purchase the one that is the best value for my money.
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I use damp rid, I found it to be cheaper then dri-z-air. Also when it is full you just throw the whole bucket out. Menards usually has it on sale for $7 and wal marts regular price is around $10.

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Both Dri-Z-Air and Damp Rid are pellets of calcium chloride and probably work in the same manner. In the future I'll purchase the one that is the best value for my money.
I got a 4# tub of DR at WM for $10, cheap enough for me.

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