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Old 04-10-2013, 09:25 PM   #1
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flushing out anti freeze this spring

I'll be taking my Scamp 13' out of storage this week,(was new last year so this is a first) anything special I need to do to flush the lines? Can't imagine that anti freeze will taste too good if I don't get it all washed out.
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Old 04-10-2013, 09:37 PM   #2
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It helps to get an air adapter and blow out the water lines with air before you flush out the lines with water. If you put antifreeze in your water tank open the drain on the tank and flush out the tank with water.
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Old 04-11-2013, 04:40 AM   #3
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I drain the antifreeze into a container. Then I fill and drain with water. Then I sterilize with bleach, 1/2 cup as I recall. I let that sit for a few hours and then drain and fill several times until the bleach smell is all but gone. I don't have a bathroom so the task is a little easier. Raz
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This was my first time un winterizing but I just filled and drained the whole water system 3 times running the cold and hot water on both the galley sink and shower in head and seemed ok.... I drank the water last weekend and Im ok.... well except for this odd tick in my neck lol
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Thanks all, I'll try those tips this week, plan on a little escape next week...while my wife is on a cruise in the Mediterranean...yep...I get to stay home it's just her mother and one sister going .....
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White vinegar is a safe, healthier and more environmentally friendly product to add to the water tank instead of bleach to clean it out.
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Old 04-16-2013, 05:49 PM   #7
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I always just drain the fresh tank out and leave it empty..no anti-freeze agent at all.

Every time I fill it up/every other time I put a teaspoon of baking soda in
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Seems silly to ask but I don't have to rinse the black water right?
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Nope.
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