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Old 11-03-2018, 08:35 AM   #1
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walmart brand rv antifreeze

It is time to winterize the RV and I was at walmart last night looking at their supertech RV antifreeze. The price is great and the offer it in 2.5 gallon jugs. Does anyone have experience with using this. I can't imagine its any different from the rest. I like the price but it is really the larger jugs that i really like as I have a lot of water lines to fill and it would be nice not to have to change bottles as much. I am over protective when it comes to winterizing as I do both blowing the lines out and using antifreeze. Just wanted to see if anyone has anything good or bad to say about this brand.
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Old 11-03-2018, 08:45 AM   #2
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There were several threads in the last week or so that discussed this topic in detail.

Many folks use the SuperTech brand.
Those that don't will tell you why they believe their brand is superior.
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I have used it for the last 5-6 years. Works. If you want the added protection, get the -70 protection over the -50. No reason to spend twice as much for little, if any added protection.
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Old 11-03-2018, 09:48 AM   #4
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Itís what I use. We winterize the water lines but we donít drink the water.
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I think you'll find that almost everyone here uses the Walmart stuff in their RV's...

And, you won't need as much as you might think!

My 33-foot 5'ver takes about 2 1/2 gallons.

Although now that I live in the Arizona desert I won't be needing much of it anymore.
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Old 11-03-2018, 10:14 AM   #6
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I think you'll find that almost everyone here uses the Walmart stuff in their RV's...

And, you won't need as much as you might think!

My 33-foot 5'ver takes about 2 1/2 gallons.

Although now that I live in the Arizona desert I won't be needing much of it anymore.
yeah I probably use more than I need to but my trailer is 42 feet long and i have 2 bathrooms, a indoor and outdoor kitchen sink, washing machine lines and 2 outside shower hookups. I would rather spend a few extra bucks on antifreeze than fix water lines in the spring.
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There's another source/brand other than the Walmart red ones????????? Really??

When it warms up, going outside to winterize today! I hate it....but.........
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yeah I probably use more than I need to but my trailer is 42 feet long and i have 2 bathrooms, a indoor and outdoor kitchen sink, washing machine lines and 2 outside shower hookups. I would rather spend a few extra bucks on antifreeze than fix water lines in the spring.
I was trying to point out that you won't need 20 gallons of the stuff.

I'll bet you'll really only need 4-5 gallons at most!

I saw a post a couple of weeks back where a newbie bought like 30 or 40 gallons of the stuff thinking he needed to fill the tanks and the water heater as well (wasn't on this site).
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I was trying to point out that you won't need 20 gallons of the stuff.

I'll bet you'll really only need 4-5 gallons at most!

I saw a post a couple of weeks back where a newbie bought like 30 or 40 gallons of the stuff thinking he needed to fill the tanks and the water heater as well (wasn't on this site).
I didn't think you meant anything by what you said and I know I over do it. I use about 8 gallons and when I use to buy from camping world they would ask how many trailers I was winterizing. I was poking fun at how over cautious I am not responding negatively to your comment. I appreciate everyones responses
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I use the Reco-Chem 9.46 L from TSC Stores in Canada. Always on sale this time of year. One jug does my fifth wheel. When we had the park model I used 3 total as the water lines in that thing where long.



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