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Old 02-24-2012, 07:38 PM   #1
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Antifreeze Recovery?

Is it worth the time and effort to put a bucket under the low point drains when dewinterizing and try to recover some of the antifreeze you used to winterize last fall before you sanitize with your bleach solution? Or is it a bad idea? Just thinking out loud, and I didn't find anything when I did a search for it. If you can save a buck or two and have to buy one less gallon of antifreeze next fall...Thoughts?
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Old 02-24-2012, 07:49 PM   #2
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No I would not save it !
For one when you winterized there was still water in the lines . And if you was to save it and winterize again it would dilute even more and possibly freeze.
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Old 02-24-2012, 07:50 PM   #3
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I would say dispose of the old antifreeze and not try to reuse it because what if it is contaminated in any way or it has dirt or grime in it - I havent had to winterize my camper as of yet but if it was me - I wouldnt recycle it.

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I also wouldn't try to save it. Not only for the above issues (which are the main ones), but also for the pain in the butt factor.

What I would do is look to buy next year's antifreeze when it goes on sale. The stuff I used last fall was bought the previous spring for about 60% off.
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Old 02-24-2012, 08:10 PM   #5
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I also wouldn't try to save it. Not only for the above issues (which are the main ones), but also for the pain in the butt factor.

What I would do is look to buy next year's antifreeze when it goes on sale. The stuff I used last fall was bought the previous spring for about 60% off.
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Old 02-24-2012, 08:12 PM   #6
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What is the best way to dispose of the old nit freeze?
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Old 02-24-2012, 08:17 PM   #7
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It is non toxic it goes out with waste water grey and black tanks.
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Thanks for the quick answer... I am trying to learn as much as possible
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